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  1. Reading on Your Feet

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    Reading through a text cold can be intimidating! This instructional video from Folger Education demonstrates how to lead students in interpreting and performing monologues, using a scene from Shakespeare.…

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    • Swords and Shakespeare - Folger Shakespeare Library

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      If we can make podcasts, why not videos? Armor expert Jeffrey Forgeng discusses how changes in weaponry and military strategy influenced some of Shakespeare's most famous plays - including Romeo…

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      • Playing Lady Macbeth

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        Caleen Jennings performs a scene from Macbeth and discusses her character's motives and performance choices.

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        • Playing King Lear

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          Caleen Jennings reads from the role and discusses her choices as an actor.

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          • Caleen Jennings Introduces Herself

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            American University professor and Teaching Shakespeare Institute faculty member Caleen Jennings introduces herself and the clips in which she will be demonstrated various performance choices.

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            • Folger Shakespeare Library - Dressed to Thrill

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              One of our first experiments with the Flip camera! Armor expert Jeffrey Forgeng walks through this favorite pieces of Renaissance armor and shows how they united united form and fashion. Part of…

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              • Behind the Scenes: Fight Director

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                Fight director Casey Kaleba discusses what excites him about stage combat and his role arranging the fight sequences in 1 Henry IV at Folger Theatre. For more information on the play, please visit…

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                • Playing Beatrice

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                  Caleen Jennings delivers a short speech by Beatrice in Shakespeare's comedy Much Ado About Nothing.

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                  • Playing Lady Anne

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                    Although some deride Lady Anne as a weak character in Richard III, Caleen Jennings believes that her blistering speech to the king reveals a woman of strength.

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                    • Shakespeare Steps Out

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                    • Playing Benedick (Much Ado About Nothing)

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                      Michael Tolaydo reads a short speech by sworn bachelor Benedick, one of Shakespeare's most memorable characters.

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