COACHING

Audition Prep

Have an audition coming up? Need a fresh eye for it? Not a problem! These in person or online sessions can help you reshape and refine your piece so it's "audition ready!"

$40.00 per hour 

*Prices negotiable for multiple hours/sessions.

Character Study

These private, one-on-one sessions delve into analyzing text for your personal character work. Together, we explore the text scene by scene, drawing personal connections and discussing character choices. When working with Shakespeare, this includes analyzing structure of the verse. Online or in person! 

$45.00 per 2 hours

*Prices negotiable for multiple hours/sessions.

"My desire to perform Shakespeare has most certainly increased. I believe that there was an underlying fear on my behalf that fueled my hesitance in approaching Shakespeare’s language… With Jillian’s aid, I was capable of asking any and every question that provided me a “toolbox” of knowledge that I could practice and utilize when approaching this form of work. I felt as if I were no longer starting from “nowhere,” but rather I now have a basis to spring from."

TEStimonials

"My view of Shakespeare definitely has shifted from Jillian’s insight and the conversations that revolved around the detail of the language…"

"It was through these workshops I was capable of recognizing the clues Shakespeare provides in his manner of diction, phrasing, syntax, etc. that enable the actor to excavate from it the intention."

"I truly feel that my work with Jillian gave me permission to follow the development of this character by initializing with a greater sense of understanding."

"I recognized that discussing the character’s relationship with vulnerability, power, and sense of self were all concepts I could easily find a semblance of personal attachment to if I reframed the circumstance. This character work also aided in allowing me to discover the disparities of the character from the beginning of the play to the end, as there is a monumental shift that occurs and how I could embody that as the actor." 

"The foundational knowledge I was granted through these workshops have truly served me into furthering my education in the enriching text of Shakespeare!" 

"I definitely feel more confident about handling verse… [T]hese workshops provided the specified vocabulary and examples of how to tackle scoring/scansion."

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