I will treasure it always
The class helps actors embrace the brilliance that is already on the page”
His classes are not only lessons in Shakespearean technique,but also the best history course you’ve ever taken.
Charles E. Gerber is a dream teacher for those who often struggle with the notion of being judged by teachers. His guidance is a mixture of gentleness, good humor and expertise, with the genius to offer a way that’s both fun and understandable.
Charles E. Gerber is a seasoned, nurturing instructor whose encyclopedic knowledge, passion, and expertise makes playing Shakespeare a tremendously fun and satisfying experience.
Will’s Playshop is the best Shakespeare class I’ve taken in years; I came away with new perspectives, a deeper understanding of the text, and a reinvigorated passion for the Bard.
Charles takes you by the hand and treks with you deep into the labyrinth of Shakespeare’s language, images and humanity. If you miss a particular flower, he points it out along the way. If you stumble, he helps steady you. He encourages you to scale the peaks and plummet the depths of this brilliant text while fortifying you with a steady diet of history, anecdotes, and wisdom.
Charles possesses such an enthusiasm for Shakespeare that if you can inherit even 1/10th of it’s power, it will serve you well.
This class has stretched my acting muscles and made me fit as a performer.
I knew by just “listening, doing and trusting”, I would be able to tap Shakespeare’s brilliant women and learn not only about them but more importantly, about myself.
Charles’ passion for Shakespeare is a true inspiration.
Charles’ method as an acting teacher can be found in the name he chose for his class.
My work has grown tremendously by the tutelage,guidance, and camaraderie from Will’s Playshop
Will’s Playshop is a very supportive environment. Charles enthusiastically leads with his entire bag of tricks . . . impossible to leave without learning.
Charles generously gives us his knowledge. Though I’ve an extensive background in the classics and Shakespeare, when I listen to him, I realize I have so much more to learn.
Charles opened a whole new world to me . . . a class where you’ll definitely gain more knowledge and discover how everything is connected.