A Look at Classic and Contemporary Texts with Jessica Hecht and Igor Golyak – IN PERSON

Instructors: Jessica Hecht and Igor Golyak

Held in person

Ukranian director Igor Golyak and actress Jessica Hecht take you on a 3-day deep dive into text analysis and the exploration of classic and contemporary dramatic text, considering the similarities and differences in American and Russian acting techniques. We will look at Chekhov’s THE SEAGULL as well a monologue by Sarah Ruhl from EURYDICE. Lastly, we will look at any Chekov monologue you would like to bring in for the last class.

Igor Golyak is the founder and producing artistic director of Arlekin Players Theatre & Zero Gravity (zero-G) Virtual Theater Lab in Boston. A global leader in the virtual theater movement, he is currently directing THE ORCHARD OFF-BROADWAY, a hybrid production (both live and virtual), featuring Jessica Hecht and Mikhail Baryshnikovread more about Igor Golyak