With Simon Naylor

Always been terrified of Shakespeare? No idea what it means? Can't use your own accent to speak it? Now is the time to lay down some serious work to uncover the beauty of the text and how to crack it. 

These workshops takes place over four, 90 min sessions (or until we finish!) and will involve work on iambic pentameter, the rhythms and how to use them and will involve using a selection of script extracts from Shakespeare's most famous texts. We will work through these scripts, stripping back the language and highlighting the ease that this incredible writing has beneath the fear we all suffer from! From here, each person will have a two minute monologue to work on, spending some time in the sessions utilising the skills already discussed and deploying all of those, as well as focussing on those elements of delivery required for a performance. Getting rid of all the fear and getting you comfortable with the might even decide you love it! 

COVID SAFE? This class takes place inside at 53two studios. Early lessons will be seated at a table, with no more than 8 students. Masks can be worn by students if they feel more comfortable doing so, whilst seated. 


£120 for 4 weeks

Payment must be made before the first class. 

An £30 deposit is required from all students to secure a place on the course. 

These payments can be made upon registration.

All prices are inclusive of VAT.




6:30pm​ - 8:00pm

14th Feb - 7th March


53two Studio

Great Northern Warehouse

Unit 2

235 Deansgate


M3 4EN



We never take on more than 8 students to ensure MAXIMUM, SAFE contact-time for each student & to ensure it's not just 5 minutes each.


Places are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are unsuccessful, you will be added to the waiting list.


Got a question? Drop us an email! 


All actors on the course must agree to work under the terms outlined in the MAP Code of Conduct.

Click on the link above to register for the course.