Wednesday, December 21, 2022

Performing Shakespeare with Chukwudi Iwuji: Online Acting Class







Wednesday, January 11, 2023
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM ET

“Speak the speech as I pronounced it to you, trippingly on the tongue.”

For four hundred years, Shakespeare’s immortal words have had us rolling in the aisles, crying into our drinks, or contemplating life's great mysteries. Learn how to make Shakespeare’s language jump off the page and invoke delight or dole with Olivier and Obie award winning Shakespeare actor CHUKWUDI IWUJI.

In this class you will learn how to demystify Shakespeare and his verse and find the internal truth of the character. By the end of the class you will leave armed with additional tools to attack and Shakespeare performance with confidence. You will learn that the tools for finding truth in Shakespeare translate to all types of acting - contemporary to classic and stage to screen.

Class size is limited! REGISTER TODAY



How do you approach Shakespeare’s text with knowledge and confidence, utilizing the clues and tools in the verse to find the dynamic truth of your character and situation? What aspects of an actor’s preparation are most essential when approaching Shakespeare performance? How do you engage honestly with Shakespeare’s text in high stress environments such as auditions or self-tapes.


An accomplished theater veteran, CHUKWUDI IWUJI starred in Othello for The Public Theatre’s Shakespeare in the Park as well as in Antony and Cleopatra, King Lear, and Hamlet. His performance in The Low Road directed by Michael Greif, earned him an Obie Award, as well as 2018 Lucille Lortel and Drama League nominations. An Associate Artist of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company for his numerous Shakespearean performances, he has also received two Olivier awards for the titular role as HENRY VI in the RSC’s 2009 productions of parts I, II, and III. Find out more.


By offering performance courses online, Red Bull is thrilled to provide the highest level of New York Theater training to performers from all over the country at accessible prices.




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