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Grade Levels 9th-12th

Format: Online

Duration: 2-4 weeks (flexible)

Common Core Standards included in this class:

  • Writing (9th-10th grades)
  • Reading: Literature (9th-12th grades)
  • Reading: Informational Text (9th-12th grades)
  • Language (11th grade)
  • Speaking and Listening (11th grade)

We adapt our workshops to your specific State Learning Standards 

Undergraduate and Graduate

Format: Online

Duration: 2-4 weeks (flexible)

Included in our workshops at the college and university level:

  • Exploration of practical tools for professional application
  • A deeper dive into rhetorical devices, and how Shakespeare applied them
  • A first-hand discussion about the world of regional Shakespeare

 Artists In Residence Package is a workshop package that combines Shakespeare Prep, Creative Writing, Shakespeare Through Movement, and the One-Act play Waiting for Will over the course of several weeks and offers students a variety of ways into Shakespeare’s work! STP offers a flexible schedule and two Teaching Artists to perform Shakespeare scenes, direct a student production, and lead workshops in each of your classes!

What We Cover:

SHAKESPEARE PREP

This three-day workshop begins with a live performance of Shakespeare scenes. Over the workshop, students gain familiarity with a specific Shakespeare play and acquire the tools needed to unpack Shakespeare’s language.  They learn how professional actors prepare for Shakespearean roles and are encouraged to form and voice their own interpretations of his work.  

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SHAKESPEARE THROUGH MOVEMENT

This is a three-day day workshop that gives students a different way into Shakespeare’s amazing work… through movement and music! Students learn the importance of rhythm in Shakespeare’s work, gain vocal tools (tempo, rhythm, timbre, pitch) when speaking Shakespeare themselves, learn the history of how Shakespeare used music and musicality on stage, are introduced to Shakespeare’s First Folio, and explore how actors use punctuation when creating a characterIt’s a great addition to the Shakespeare Prep Workshop, or can be a stand alone workshop for students interested in theatre. 

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CREATIVE WRITING AND SHAKESPEARE

This is a three-day workshop that allows students to learn about the fundamentals of Shakespeare’s writing, using these tools as a springboard for their very own Shakespearean sonnets! This is a perfect workshop for students interested in expanding their creative writing, while learning about the work of Shakespeare.

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WAITING FOR WILL: A ONE ACT

Students read, rehearse and perform the one-act play, Waiting For Will (written by company member Sam Ashdown). The play centers on Shakespeare’s historical acting troupe and gives students an insight to WHO SHAKESPEARE WAS WRITING FOR, and WHAT THE WORLD WAS LIKE that Shakespeare lived and performed in.

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What We Cover:

SHAKESPEARE PREP

This three-day workshop begins with a live performance of Shakespeare scenes. Over the workshop, students gain familiarity with a specific Shakespeare play and acquire the tools needed to unpack Shakespeare’s language.  They learn how professional actors prepare for Shakespearean roles and are encouraged to form and voice their own interpretations of his work.  

Click this box for more information about this workshop

SHAKESPEARE THROUGH MOVEMENT

This is a three-day day workshop that gives students a different way into Shakespeare’s amazing work… through movement and music! Students learn the importance of rhythm in Shakespeare’s work, gain vocal tools (tempo, rhythm, timbre, pitch) when speaking Shakespeare themselves, learn the history of how Shakespeare used music and musicality on stage, are introduced to Shakespeare’s First Folio, and explore how actors use punctuation when creating a characterIt’s a great addition to the Shakespeare Prep Workshop, or can be a stand-alone workshop for students interested in theatre. 

Click this box for more information about this workshop

CREATIVE WRITING AND SHAKESPEARE

This is a three-day workshop that allows students to learn about the fundamentals of Shakespeare’s writing, using these tools as a springboard for their very own Shakespearean sonnets! This is a perfect workshop for students interested in expanding their creative writing, while learning about the work of Shakespeare.

Click this box for more information about this workshop

WAITING FOR WILL: A ONE ACT

Students read, rehearse, and perform the one-act play, Waiting For Will (written by company member Sam Ashdown). The play centers on Shakespeare’s historical acting troupe and gives students an insight into WHO SHAKESPEARE WAS WRITING FOR, and WHAT THE WORLD WAS LIKE that Shakespeare lived and performed in.

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F.A.Q.

What is the format of this workshop?

We use an online platform of your choice to bring Teaching Artists to your school virtually.  Students have to opportunity to work with two or more Teaching Artists allowing for more personalized attention and a lower student-teacher ratio.

What Shakespeare play does this workshop focus on?

We are happy to cater our workshops to the specific Shakespeare play that each class is reading, or we can suggest a play from the Shakespeare canon.

How long is this workshop?

All online workshops are adjustable in length to your specific class period or after school program. We can offer recommendations based on your class size and experience level.

Do you teach workshops for all grade levels?

Yes. We adjust our workshops to your school’s specific needs. 

Can this workshop be in person?

Due to current Covid 19 restrictions, all workshops are online. Hopefully, we’ll be able to come to your school in person soon! 

How much does this workshop cost?

Please click HERE to fill out an application and we would be happy to send you a quote for your school or classroom. 

F.A.Q.

What is the format of this workshop?

We use an online platform of your choice to bring Teaching Artists to your school virtually.  Students have to opportunity to work with two or more Teaching Artists allowing for more personalized attention and a lower student-teacher ratio.

What Shakespeare play does this workshop focus on?

We are happy to cater our workshops to the specific Shakespeare play that each class is reading, or we can suggest a play from the Shakespeare canon.

How long is this workshop?

All online workshops are adjustable in length to your specific class period or after school program. We can offer recommendations based on your class size and experience level.

Do you teach workshops for all grade levels?

Yes. We adjust our workshops to your school’s specific needs. 

Can this workshop be in person?

Due to current Covid 19 restrictions, all workshops are online. Hopefully, we’ll be able to come to your school in person soon! 

How much does this workshop cost?

Please click HERE to fill out an application and we would be happy to send you a quote for your school or classroom. 

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