When I introduce actors to working with the Folio, I try to narrow it down to the five most important things to keep in mind, and to always refer back to as they are doing their book work, and during rehearsals. So today, I give you 5 folio tips for rehearsing Shakespe...

July 10, 2019

Ben has been working with Classics on the Rocks at various fall workshops for the past few years, and we're beyond thrilled that he's finally able to join us for a full summer production! With a name like his, he was clearly born to do Shakespeare. His Snug the Joiner...

July 10, 2019

This is Neev's first show with Classics on the Rocks, though his friend and former roommate was a big hit in last summer's show. We're delighted to have Neev aboard, in both Midsummer's court scenes and fairy land! We also can't wait to see Meryl Streep play him in his...

Jackie has been an active member of the After Work Theater community for years and is, delightfully, branching out into the Classics on the Rocks team as of this season! She has a spirit and energy that is infectious, and is one of the more hilariously eager Walls that...

June 30, 2019

Rachel, in addition to playing Helena in this summer's production of Midsummer, helps out with Classics on the Rocks' marketing efforts and writes these blog intros. She feels very awkward writing her own and will therefore keep it short and to the point: this is her f...

June 30, 2019

Will, in addition to being the Artistic Director of Classics on the Rocks, is playing Peter Quince this summer in what is possibly a too on-brand role (he is pictured to the left as Malvolio in 2017's Twelfth Night). As an actor/verse coach/company leader, Will wears a...

June 29, 2019

We're delighted to have Connor back for another year with Classics on the Rocks, especially after his Shakes Day 2019 performance(s) as Hamlet and Benedick. He is one of two Connors playing members of the lovers' quadrangle in Midsummer, and is locked in an eternal bat...

June 28, 2019

Kaitlin Hlywa joins the Midsummer cast after making her Classics on the Rocks debut in this past spring's Shakes Day, where she played a devastating Ophelia. Now, she gets a chance to explore a lighter side as one of the troupe of hilarious mechanicals making excellent...

June 27, 2019

The lovely Clare is a Maine native and new to Classics on the Rocks this year. Her spitfire Hermia literally throws herself across the stage (after all, she's not so low but that her nails can reach Helena's eyes!). Plus, her embarrassing childhood story is pretty much...

June 26, 2019

Jenn is a film and theater actor who made waves as Kate in a scene from Taming of the Shrew during Classics on the Rocks' Shakes Day a few years back. Her regal gravitas steals the show in every fairy scene - you will not want to miss her in this production of Midsumme...

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