Scanning for Character is an acting class that will take both the beginner and the advanced Shakespearean actor through the intricacies of the bards metrical art forms. Learning iambic pentameter is just the tip of the iceberg. Students will learn how to identify irregularities in their text and other forms of poetry Shakespeare uses forms such as catalectic trochaic tetrameter to unlock what the mysteries of what makes certain characters tick. Work with the First Folio will also be included in this class. This is both an academic and a performance class good for all ages of people looking to go deeper with Shakespeare’s work.