The demands of successfully interpreting Shakespeare’s characters and text are fully explored through body, voice and speech. The goal is to develop the actor’s skill to speak authentically, clearly and persuasively and craft a truthful and compelling performance.

Shakespeare Level I

Mondays 6:30pm-10:30pm
Dates: April 24 – June 19, 2017  (no class May 29)

Fee: $475 for 8 classes ($395 when taken concurrently with Scene Study)


Shakespeare Level II

Mondays 6:30pm-10:30pm
Dates:  TBD
Fee: $475 for 8 classes ($395 when taken concurrently with Scene Study)
(teacher recommendation or completion of Level I required)

“We will meet, and there we may rehearse most obscenely and courageously.”

Interview or teacher recommendation required.

Instructor: Page Clements

Page_headshot crop2013.jpegPage Clements is an actress and private coach in New York City. She received her BFA in acting from Wesleyan College in Georgia, where she also received the Wesleyan Woman of the Year award her graduation year. She furthered her training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts / New York, receiving the Lawrence Langner Award and the Charles Jehlinger Award for speech and acting respectively. She was invited to attend a third year in the Repertory Company, receiving the school’s first Neil Simon Foundation Scholarship. She served as an Associate Professor of Voice and Speech at AADA for 10 years and was one of the original members of The Metropolitan Playhouse of New York. One of Page’s fortes as a teacher is creating as well as reducing regional and foreign dialects. She co-founded Highwire, Inc. a theatre company created to bring professional productions and actor-led workshops to universities and colleges across the country. In 2009, she was awarded two Backstage Readers’ Choice Awards: Favorite Vocal Coach and Favorite Dialect Coach. She was voted Runner-Up for both awards again in both 2010 and 2011. As an actress, Page has appeared in over 50 productions in theatres across the country and is a member of Actors Equity Association. Page also has a vocal instructional DVD available for actors and public speakers-please visit to obtain your copy!


For more information, give us a call, 212-741-0209, or send us an email Please write “Shakespeare” in the subject line.


All students are required to read and agree to the Studio Policies.