Thursday, October 18, 2012

February Hive - 2013

The second Hive of the season is all about developing your interpretive skills

Hive 2 Sunday,  February 10, 2013 -- "It's Up To Interpretation!"

The Buzz 11:30 am-12 pm Discussion: The Challenge – Getting Started
Need some inspiration to gett ing started on your impression for this year’s Challenge?  Learn about how others are getting started, become inspired, and get the support you need to take the first steps.

Lecture 1pm - 1:30 pm  “Clothing Makes the Man (or Woman)”
How come some people look like they just walked out of a portrait?  What are the elements that create a total 18th century look from way a garment is worn to the accessories –we’ll highlight several types of impressions including civilian and military.

A Bit of Theatre 1:30 pm—2:00 pm 
His Majesty’s10th Foot Players Present “Theatricals for your Amusement” 
Theatre is a great way to get a better appreciation of the spoken word of a period and the closest thing we have to an verbal time machine – so enjoy the show!

Breakout Sessions 2:15 pm-4:00 pm

      Deportment – Enroll in Master and Mistress Mees’ 18th Century Finishing School to brush up on your deportment. Learn how (and who) to greet, practice your courtesies and bows, and avoid social awkwardness at your next gathering.

      First Person Clinic – Does the thought of doing a first-person interpretation make you break out in a cold sweat?  Join John Adams interpreter Tom Macy and other expert first-person interpreters who will take the mystery out of role playing. They’ll discuss the tricks and traps and let you practice what you’ve learned.

      Accouterments Real & Reproduction – View items of militaria from local collections – guns, cartridge boxes, powder horns, as well as some their reproductions that allow us a closer/hands-on view or details.

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