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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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      • 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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        • Shakespeare Steps Out

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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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          • Playing Kate (Taming of the Shrew)

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            Caleen Jennings discusses Kate's vulnerability in a short speech from The Taming of the Shrew.

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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 Ariel (The Tempest)

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                Is Ariel a goody-goody or biding time until his/her freedom? Caleen Jannings discusses the character's motives in The Tempest.

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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 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 King Lear

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

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