• Sep 28, 2009 at 2:30pm to Dec 14, 2009 at 3:00pm
  • Location: Manhattan Theatre Club Creative Center*
  • Latest Activity: Aug 21, 2019
La Comedie Francaise New York presents: French MondaysFrench Mondays is a basic French language class designed for performing arts professionals and theatre lovers. The first half of the class will focus on grammar with an emphasis on verbs. In the second half of class, students will read and perform scenes and monologues from contemporary French plays to improve pronunciation skills, build vocabulary and develop reading comprehension and listening skills. At the end of the 12 week class, students will be able to pronounce written French, have a basic conversation in French, conjugate 113 essential verbs in six tenses and read French fluently. Class size limited to 15. Pre-Registration Required.COURSE FEE: $180 (Class size limited to 15, pre-registration required)CONTACT: manisha@alumni.brandeis.eduAbout the instructor: Manisha Snoyer is an actress, translator and French instructor who has taught French in Paris and New York City for over five years. Private clients include students from the Columbia School of International Affairs, Spence, Chapin, Trinity, St. Bernard's, St. Anne's, Poly Prep and the American High School in Paris. She has also taught Broadway actors, avant-garde theatre directors and playwrights. Manisha is a regular substitute teacher at the Chapin School where she has given classes in AP French literature and 5th-10th grade French. Manisha graduated Summa Cum Laude from Brandeis University with Highest Honors in French Language and Literature and High Honors in American Studies. She won the Anna Aronson memorial award from the Romance and Comparative Literature Department for outstanding achievement on her thesis: "Translating Sallinger for the American theatre." She also holds a D.E.U.G international relations from the Sorbonne: Paris VII. After graduating from Brandeis, Manisha spent three years training at "Florent," an acting school in Paris, France. Manisha has translated and produced two contemporary French plays by Bernard-Marie Koltes and Joel Pommerat in New York City and Waltham, Massachusetts.The mission of ‘La Comédie Française New York’ is to help students develop spoken and written fluency in French while cultivating an awareness and appreciation of great contemporary Francophone playwrights in the United States.**French Mondays is in no way involved or affiliated with Manhattan Theatre Club
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