Verbal Power on the Shakespearean Stage with Milan Dragicevich

Verbal Power: Do NOT miss this opportunity to reengage with Shakespeare’s language. Milan will excite and inspire you, impacting your work for years to come!

DATE: Wednesday, March 24 2021
TIME: 5:30 – 8:30 pm Pacific Time
LOCATION: Online, via Zoom
TUITION: $85

William Shakespeare laced his dialogue with hundreds of intoxicating verbal formulas and “spells,” which captured the listener’s ear and imagination. This workshop seeks to reconnect the contemporary actor to this lost art of rhetorical persuasion and open doors onto a brave new words of vocal expression and power on stage.

“Milan teaches with such spirit, humor and momentum! You feel the pulse of theatre swirl through the class. Everyone wants to get hold of what he brings to acting.
– Melora Marshall, Lead Teacher and Founding Company Member – Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum


About the Professor: Milan Dragicevich has performed at regional theaters across the country, including the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Hartford Stage, Pasadena Playhouse, and Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum, where he earned a Los Angeles Dramalogue Critics Award for his portrayal of Richard III.

He is the author of a bold new book, The Persuasive Actor: Rhetorical Power on the Contemporary Stage, a vigorous exploration of how classical rhetorical techniques can empower today’s performer in speaking verbally adventurous texts, from Shakespeare to Hip Hop Theater. The book celebrates the Spoken Word and the courage and craft that give it wings. Milan’s workshops on rhetorical power have been featured at numerous national theater conferences and events.

Milan is a Professor of Theater at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.


For more information about our classes, contact Debi Tinsley at adult@theatricum.com or leave a voice mail at 310-455-2322.

A minimum, non-refundable 50% deposit is required. Full payment is due 5 days prior to first day of class. Space is not guaranteed until full payment is received. All payments are non-refundable.


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