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Victoria R.

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Review for Shakespeare & Company, Inc., Lenox, MA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

The training at Shakespeare & Co. changed my life, both personally and professionally, in a profound way. I became a better actor and, frankly, a better human being for having spent a month in an environment of such intense warmth, inclusiveness, creativity, challenge, support, and inquiry. On a daily--if not hourly or more frequent basis--we not only increased our technical prowess, but we asked questions about the bigger issues of art. What does it mean to be human? How do we tell stories that move, excite, inspire our fellow humans? Many theatres can produce fine actors from their training programs, but this is the only one I've encountered that produces not only better artists, but better members of society.

As an audience member, I can say that this is some of the finest, most technically clear, and most heartfelt and sincere work I've ever seen on stage and I am privileged to have witnessed it.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

My personal and professional life. Training at Shake & Co. has opened doors from me and made me a better actor, teacher, text coach, dramaturg, director, and member of the human race.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

think of something if I could.

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I trained here.