Shakespeare LIVE!
Workshops in Your School

A workshop by Shakespeare LIVE! is the perfect way to make your students' learning experience with Shakespeare even more interactive, informative and fun. Workshops are taught by professional actors from the Shakespeare LIVE! touring company and the Theatre's experienced teaching artists. Each can be tailored to students' grade level, and can be booked either on its own or in conjunction with a touring performance by Shakespeare LIVE!


"Shakespeare in Performance" Workshop
A student at Veterans Memorial Middle School in Camden, NJ performs text from A Midsummer Night's Dream as part of a Shakespeare in Performance workshop, 2006.

Using text from a Shakespeare play, students are led through the actor's process from first reading to performance. This highly interactive 90-minute workshop gives students an opportunity to perform while learning the basics of deciphering and communicating Shakespeare's verse.

  • 90 minutes
  • gr. 3 and up
  • 30 students
    per session
  • $300 base rate
  • Addt'l fee for travel
    may apply

Call 973-408-3980 to book.

 

 


Stage Combat Workshop

Shakespeare LIVE! company member Sharon Paige leads a workshop at H.L. Bonsall Elementary School in Camden, NJ.

This exciting workshop gives students a glimpse of the hard work, special training, and sharp focus on safety needed to create the illusion of violence on stage. Members of the Shakespeare LIVE! company demonstrate a short combat scene, and students discover how a piece of stage combat is created and rehearsed, and are given the opportunity to learn basic "hand-to-hand" combat skills.
Teachers also take part in combat workshops, under the direction of teaching artist Jeffrey M. Bender.

  • 90 minutes
  • gr. 3 and up
  • 30 students
    per session
  • $300 base rate
  • Addt'l fee for travel
    may apply

Call 973-408-3980 to book.


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