Provide your student population with a special event exploring the world of Shakespeare.
OPENING PERFORMANCE (5 minutes)
A choral piece performed by our Master Teacher/Performers.
INTERACTIVE (50 minutes)
Each station will be run by one of our Master Teachers, who will be assisted by one of our high school counselors, as well as a few of our student performers. The subject matter will be accessible to all ages. Each workshop will last for approx 8 – 10 minutes, then a gong will announce a “POP-UP PERFORMANCE.” The PUP will last approx 1 – 2 minutes, then the participants will switch groups, so that all have the opportunity to experience each station.
- TRIBAL CIRCLE *
Participants will learn several of our favorite circle games (Bah, Wah, Zip Zap Zop, Pass the Clap, etc)
- IMAGINATION GAMES *
Participants will play improv/theater games geared toward using your imagination (Imaginary Ball, Mirror, etc)
- PERFORMANCE GAMES
Participants will play improv/theater games geared toward expressing yourself in front of an audience (What I do for a living, Gibberish, etc)
Everyone who participates in this workshop will be invited to join us on stage for this portion of our performance
- IAMBIC PENTAMETER GOES ROGUE!!
Participants will be introduced to the language of Shakespeare, then have the opportunity to try it out with our favorite Shakespearean insults!!
- THE WORLD OF SHAKESPEARE
A crash course on what it was like to live in Elizabethan England
* Depending on the number of participants, we could combine 1 & 2 into one group, so that each section can be longer.
FINAL PERFORMANCE (20 minutes)
Opening with an Iambic Pentameter Intro – participants will be invited to join us on stage. We’ll also include several scenes/monologues, some of which will use children from the audience. They will also be invited to come on stage for our Tableaux section.
Q&A (15 minutes)