A Master Class applying comprehensive technique to Chekhov

In this intensive class, actors have the opportunity to explore the application of technique to scenes and monologues from Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard. Actors will research assigned topics relating to Chekhov, The Cherry Orchard, 19th Century Russia, culture and daily life, and learn how to use this research when approaching the text. Actors will work individually and also in a group. This course will feature a maximum of 10 actors.

Contact Hours and Dates

Friday 16 March, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Saturday 17 March, 10:00am - 4:30pm

Sunday 18 March, 10am - 4:30pm

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What to prepare

Read Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard before the first class (Penguin Classics edition, translated by Elisavetta Fen). Please also bring clothes that will allow for physical work, as well as clothes and shoes that will work for/support your character (assigned to you) and the circumstances of your scene. 

Class Tutors

Marilyn McIntyre & Stephen Costan


Pop-Up Chekhov
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Auditing Pop-Up Chekhov

For those who may be unable to participate, but would like to sit in on the class, auditing tickets are available for the Saturday and Sunday sessions, at $20 per day. Auditors will be able to observe the class, and participate in the morning vocal warm up. 

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