Lady Meriorie Matheson is offering a 4-part workshop in Ancient Theater!

Orchestra of the Greek Theater at Priene

A self-professed “Ancient Theater Nerd”, Meriorie is holding this 4-part series digital workshop on ancient theater – classical Greek and prior. This includes Egyptian and early Middle Eastern performance.

This is a rare treat!

  • Part 1 – She teaches an overview class in Ancient Theater, discusses options for plays to produce, and assigns parts.
  • Part 2 – Deep dive into analyzing the text of the play chosen in Part 1.
  • Part 3 – Rehearse the play!
  • Part 4 – Perform the play! Live streamed via Zoom-Facebook and recorded.

Organization is currently happening via Facebook Messenger chat in a group. If you would like to get involved, feel free to contact Meriorie via Meriorie.matheson AT gmail DOT com . She will add you to the Facebook Messenger list and/or keep you involved via email if you’re not a facebooker.

The 4 parts will feature:

Part 1. An overview on ancient theater, discussion/selection of a play and assignment of parts.

Sat. Sept. 12 1:00 PM

Part 2. A deep dive textual analysis of the play chosen in part 1

Sat. Sept. 19 at 1:00pm

Part 3. A rehearsal of the play

Sat Sept 26 at 11:00am

Part 4. A performance of the play over zoom, live streamed for an audience on Facebook and recorded for posterity.

Sat. October 3, 1:00pm