Get Your "SHAKES" Together

with Shakespeare Coach Emily Staudt!

Success Stories

What Emily's Students Say...

"Emily's detailed and intelligent analysis of Shakespeare's text is an asset to any actor or production. Her coaching is concise, consistent, and instantly applicable. AND she is a pleasure to work with! Who could ask for more?"

"Emily is a powerhouse of knowledgeand detailed exploration when it comes to the text! Her passion and meticulous research allow her to unpack and motivate language in such a relatable, honest way. To work with her is to be inspired!"

"Emily's knowledge in the area of verse and text is truly unsurpassed.

Emily's true talent lies in her ability to break down complex verse into easy, manageable concepts.She is a truly competent and patient teacher. I know my verse skills have improved under her tutelage."

"I was amazed by how much information she had ready off the top of her head.

She answered all my questions immediately and in great detail, and gave me exactly what I needed for my audition."

"Emily is an expert on Shakespearean text.She has a deep and impressive knowledge of the canon, was extremely helpful in helping me select material, and instrumental as I was working through it. Not only does she really know her stuff, but she knows the industry and is full of insight -- to say nothing of a wonderful and lovely person to work with. I loved my experience!"

"I know what I'm saying now! THANK YOU for all your help!"

What Directors and Producers Say...

"Emily has been an essential part of any production team I've assembled.

Her textual acuity and intuition heightens the specificity of language, intentions of the characters, and the overall level of professionalism of the entire production.

She is able to key into the moments or phrases that would have been looked over otherwise and bring them to their full potential."

"Emily balances specificity and technical verse work with fun and enthusiastic character study. She gives the actors options and deepens the personal connection to the text while maintaining Shakespeare's original intention

"Having Emily as our V&T Coach has allowed our productions to stand out

with clear storytelling and an ease in the actors' voices as they speak Shakespeare.

We are proud to have her as a member of our team, and whether it is a 'brush up' or an introduction, she can help actors find new discoveries in Shakespeare."

Ready to take your Shakespeare game to the next level?