May 302018

Henry V: Prologue
May 31, 2018

Like a great Jazz Musician, Shakespeare uses Iambic pentameter as the underlying time signature to his rhetorical flourishes.  David Hammond explores this and many other ways of approaching the first playwright to give his characters language that pursues objective actions.

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  7 Responses to “David Hammond”

  1. David Hammond….I think you loved Vivian Leigh….and Shakespeare….

  2. Indeed he did and does. But also learning and passing that on to many others…thanks for the comment!

  3. David is a genius. He is quite honestly the most influential teacher I’ve had in my life. Thank you for sharing a great interview.

  4. Thanks Jon! We loved talking with David! He is a great combination of insightful and passionate. We know many people who feel the same way you do! Best – jim and gerritt

  5. David is an insane and dangerous human. Why would you bother with him.

  6. David Hammond has influenced an entire generation of actors, for good or bad. We thought it would be interesting to hear him speak about his experiences because of this.

  7. WOW! That was wonderful listening to David do the scene. His passion for the love of not only Shakespeare but also acting i heard & felt in that scene,

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