Antigone

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Directed by Phillip Korth

More focused performance training for teen actors who want something extra. Teens work on putting together a dramatic reading of a show created completely by students! Class is student led, with instructor supervision. A performance on the final class period in our studio/classroom space will be presented for friends and family. Focus is on actors using their voices and having fun taking on characters they might not traditionally be cast in. All students are guaranteed a role, but space is limited. There may also be possibilities for learning basic Technical Theatre skills!

Antigone begins with The two sons of Oedipus, Eteocles and Polyneices, who are fighting for the kingship of Thebes. Both men die in the battle. Their successor, Creon, decides that King Eteocles will be buried, but Polyneices, because he was leading a foreign army, will be left on the field of battle. Antigone, his sister, buries him anyway. Antigone is caught burying Polyneices and is condemned to death. Her fiance and Creon’s son, Haemon, learns about this and tries to convince Creon to change his mind. It’s only then that the seer Tiresias appears. After a long discussion, he finally persuades Creon that the gods want Polyneices buried. By then it’s too late — Antigone has hung herself, Haemon kills himself when he finds her, and Creon’s wife kills herself when she learns about her son.

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Cost: $249
Class Dates: 01/03/2021 - 02/07/2021
Day of Week: Sundays
Class Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Class Size: 15 Students maximum