Our Programs

The Summer Shakespearience

Grades: 7 through 12

Duration: Weekdays 9 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. For 4 weeks throughout July.

Mentors: 1 certified teaching professional, 3 to 6 professional actor and teachers of voice, movement, stage combat, improvisation and mask.

Cost: Free, thanks to our donors

Description: Groups of 12 to 16 students rehearse, exactly as do professionals, to complete scenes from Shakespeare’s plays linked by a common theme. Each day begins with a physical and vocal warm-up. Throughout the day students explore character, language and story through voice, movement, stage combat, improvisation and mask.

The exciting and challenging rehearsal process culminates in a performance for family and friends at a professional theatre in Toronto.

The Summer Program guides students to improve:

  • Comprehension of Shakespeare’s texts
  • Communication and analytical skills
  • Confidence and self-esteem
  • Cooperation and group work
  • Critical analytical skills
  • Empathy and determination
  • Appreciation of aesthetic beauty
  • A network for cultural activities, especially in theatre

The deadline for applications for Summer 2016 enrolment has closed. To have your name added to the waitlist, submit your application by June 17th, 2016.

Contact Us

Marvin Karon
Executive Director

Phone: 416-845-1407
Fax: 416-502-9970
Email: mkaron@shakespearience.ca

Shakespearience Performing Arts
222 Jackson St. West., Ste 501
Hamilton, Ontario
L8P 4S5

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