Tutor/Facilitator Myrna Fielden
Date: on/from Wed 30 Jan 2019 to end year
Class time: 1:30-4:30
At each meeting we read a full-length play from World Theatre. Our selection of plays is restricted to those written in, or translated into, English and available as sets in the Victorian Drama League Library.
Play reading is an exercise in empathy for each of us. For 3 hours we must shed our own identity to take part in another story entirely. Unlike actors, who have time to study and rehearse, we readers must discover who we are, and our part in the story, as we read. Of course, we cannot hope for the dramatic experience of a rehearsed performance, but we can come close to this when we read a play that we have seen performed on stage or screen. This often happens because suggestions of plays to read have always been, and will always be, welcome.
NOTE: For many older people, including myself, reading a play has one important advantage over going to the theatre: you never miss a single word!
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