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Performing Arts Department / Rockville

Willpower Festival 2017

Montgomery College’s Arts Institute, Department of Music, Dance, and Theatre
and

Department of English Composition, Literature, and Professional Writing
present

CLASSICAL FORUM’S

WILLPOWER!

 A weeklong festival of master classes, performances,lectures, and workshops

celebrating the world of William Shakespeare!!!

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  Rockville Campus

 (All Rockville events will be held in the Theatre Arts Arena)

 Wednesday, April 12th              

  • 1:00 – 1:50 p.m.         Adrian Webber Memorial Lecture  “Hard Rain's Gonna Raineth Every Day: Shakespeare,
                    Dylan, Guthrie and the Apocalyptic Bardic Tradition” (Dr.James Jacobs, Composer and Classical WETA Host)

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.        PERFORMANCE TWELFTH NIGHT (Performing Arts Center)

  Thursday, April 13th

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.        Workshop  “Mom…Mom…Mom, Mom, MOM!: Tactics and the Art of Rhetoric”
                                                   (Professor Jessica Lefkow)
 

11:00 – 12:15 p.m.     Workshop   “The Spirit of Shakespearian Clowns”  (Professor Rachel Hynes)

12:30 – 1:45 a.m.        Workshop  “Acrobalance”  (Faction of Fools Theatre)

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.        PERFORMANCE  TWELFTH NIGHT (Performing Arts Center)

  Friday, April 14th

11:00-11:50 a.m.        Workshop  “Stage Combat: Fisticuffs with Craig Lawrence”
                                                  (SAFDCertified Fight Instructor)

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.        PERFORMANCE TWELFTH NIGHT (Performing Arts Center)

  Saturday, April 15th

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.        PERFORMANCE TWELFTH NIGHT (Performing Arts Center)

  Sunday, April 16th

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.         PERFORMANCE TWELFTH NIGHT (Performing Arts Center)

  Wednesday, April 19th

2:30 – 3:45 p.m.       Workshop  “We Ain’t Afraid of No Iambs: Using Game Theory to Tackle Shakespeare’s Verse”
                                                  (Professor Jessica Lefkow)


    Germantown Campus

 Wednesday, April 19th

11:00 – 11:50 p.m.    Workshop  “‘Speak the speech, I pray you’: Tricks for Clear Delivery Onstage” 
                                                  (Professor Jessica Lefkow) (HT104)


   Takoma Park/Silver Spring Campus

 Thursday, April 13th

11:00 – 12:15 p.m.    Workshop “Commedia Dell Arte” (Faction of Fools Theatre) (CU208)

 Tuesday, April 18th

9:30 – 10:45 a.m.       Workshop “Commedia Dell Arte” (Faction of Fools Theatre) (CU208)

 Friday, April 21st  

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.        PERFORMANCE TWELFTH NIGHT (Cultural Arts Center, Theatre 2, Takoma Park/Silver Spring)

 Saturday, April 22nd

8:00 – 10:00 p.m.        PERFORMANCE TWELFTH NIGHT (Cultural Arts Center, Theatre 2, Takoma Park/Silver Spring )

 Sunday, April 23rd

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.         PERFORMANCE TWELFTH NIGHT (Cultural Arts CenterTheatre 2,  Takoma Park/Silver Spring )


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F R E E  A N D   O P E N   T O  T H E   P U B L I C
Performances of  T W E L T H   N I G H T  are $8 for students/$10 for non-students

  For more information concerning WILLPOWER! please visit cms.montgomerycollege.edu/willpower or call 240.567.4001.

For persons requiring special accommodations please visit cms.montgomerycollege.edu or call 240.567.4001

Support for WILLPOWER was generously provided by The Webber Family Foundation.

Additional support was provided by the Fine, Performing, and Visual Arts and the Humanities.

 For special accommodations or program questions,contact: 

rachael.wilson@montgomerycollege.edu or kenyatta.rogers@montgomerycollege.edu



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Montgomery County, MD

240-567-5000

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