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Lisa Wolpe
Producing
Artistic Director
L.A. Women's Shakespeare Company
lawsc@earthlink.net

Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, the Los Angeles Women's Shakespeare Company presents a bold, new investigation of the English-language theatre's greatest tragic figure... Hamlet


YOUR DONATIONS ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE!
501C3 NON-PROFIT ORG.
FED ID #95-4434376

Click Here For "Shakespeare and the Alchemy of Gender" PDF

WORKSHOPS IN STRATFORD, ONTARIO, CANADA

To Enroll, Please Contact: www.SpringWorksFestival.ca
Or Call: 800-518-2819, Ext. 3



Sunday May 11 - 2pm @ St. John's United Church

Family Shakespeare Workshop Shakespeare Master Class. Working with Lisa Wolpe gives you essential tools to be able to deliver a passionate, personalized, powerful speech of the Bard┬╣s, with specificity and skill.

  • 90 minutes maximum

  • Bring Shakespeare monologues to work on. All students work in every class. suitable for beginners or advanced Adults: $35 (+hst & service fees) Child: $15 (+hst & service fees) (18 & under)

  • for ages 8 & up

Sunday May 18 - 2pm @ Falstaff Family Centre

Shakespeare, Cross-Gender This workshop for professional actors will provide a creative forum for the exploration of violence, victimization, power, love, race, and gender issues using Shakespeare┬╣s quintessential texts as a basis for study as you work on a character in a gender possibly much less familiar to you.

  • 3 hour class

  • A guided group improv and exploration

  • Bring a short monologue (10-20 lines) of a character from Shakespeare of the opposite gender

  • $75 (+hst & service fees)


CLICK FOR HAMLET PRESS RELEASE PDF
♥ Hamlet Reviews
FIVE STARS! CRITIC'S PICK!

'Exciting, sexually provocative and brilliantly acted!' -The Examiner

'Don't miss this chance to see LAWSC in action!' - Stage Happenings

'You will not find a more impassioned version of Shakespeare's HAMLET... you would be wise to experience it before the end of its run!' -Broadway World

'Simply astounding...to find acting of this caliber in Los Angeles is a rarity... superbly acted... see this production!' - LA. I'm Yours

'A must see production for not only Shakespeare fans, but for anyone, who loves great theatre!' - Examiner.com

'Wolpe is one of the great stage actors of our generation who breathes life into Shakespeare's words as though they were dredged from her own soul.' - Shakespeare In LA

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 SHAKESPEARE'S 
WOMEN

interview by Kyle Moore

Pictured: Lisa Wolpe as Iago in "Othello"; Jen Chu as Lorenzo in "Merchant of Venice"; Natsuko Ohama as Prospero, Cynthia Ruffin, Tessa Thompson and Louisa Wood as Ariel in "The Tempest"

Read "Footlights" article - CLICK HERE

 
Power & Mania
At Its Worst


Richard III

Directed by and Starring Lisa Wolpe
Cal Poly Pomona
Southern California Shakespeare Festival

September, 2011

Talkin' Broadway
"As a rule, if you have an opportunity to see Lisa Wolpe in a Shakespeare play, you should take it." - Sharon Perlmutter

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Shakespeare and the Alchemy of Gender 

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is beyond and about gender - an actor's journey written and performed by Lisa Wolpe, acclaimed Shakespearean Drag King. It's pages are torn from the libraries of the great Elizabethan Renaissance Mystery Schools. This is the story of a masterful performer peeking through the veil, a cosmic cartographer celebrating Shakespeare's most powerful work. Wolpe reveals the physical and spiritual secrets of cross-gender performance, and offers a rare insight into the making of the Great Bard's magic. A one-woman show, written, directed, and performed by Lisa Wolpe.

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