Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids- Work With Professional Actors!

May 23, 2015 at 1:02 pm | Posted in Shakespeare Summer Camps, Toronto Happenings | Leave a comment
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Kids who attend our Shakespeare Summer Camp will have the chance to work with professional actors! Our dedicated team of professionals can help campers get a leg up and learn what it’s like to be an actor! Camp runs from June 29- July 10, 2015, Monday-Friday at our headquarters in Toronto.

For more information, or to register for camp, visit our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids page!

Have a teen that is looking to step into the spotlight this summer too? Visit our Young Company for Teens page to find out more about our Summer training Program in stage and film performance!

LAST CHANCE to see “Much Ado About Nothing” at Tarragon Theatre!

May 22, 2015 at 12:05 pm | Posted in Friends of SIA, Toronto Happenings | Leave a comment
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There is just over one week left to catch Tarragon Theatre’s latest production of Much Ado About Nothing!

Much Ado About Nothing, Tarragon Theatre (Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann)

Much Ado About Nothing, Tarragon Theatre (Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann)

Beatrice and Benedict take on Brampton in this Bollywood-inspired adaptation of Shakespeare’s most clever comedy. Moving from comedy to tragedy and back again with razor sharp wit, a familiar story takes on new meaning when set in our own backyard. Classical text fuses with Bollywood in this larger-than-life spectacle.

Running at Tarragon Theatre in the Mainspace until May 31, there are only a few opportunities left to catch this amazing production!

Visit www.tarragontheatre.com or call 416-531-1827 to purchase your tickets today!

Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids- 2011 Footage From Julius Caesar!

May 20, 2015 at 11:03 am | Posted in Shakespeare Summer Camps, Toronto Happenings | Leave a comment
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Over the course of 2 weeks, campers will work towards creating their very own Shakespeare production! Summer Camp runs from June 29- July 10, 2015, Monday-Friday at our headquarters in Toronto. Campers will learn to act, sing, improvise, construct costumes, and design sets, all leading up to a final performance for their friends and families! Check out some footage of our Summer Camp production of Julius Caesar from 2011!

For more information, or to register for camp, visit our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids page!

Have a teen that is looking to step into the spotlight this summer too? Visit our Young Company for Teens page to find out more about our Summer training Program in stage and film performance!

Shakespeare Young Company for Teens- Testimonials

May 19, 2015 at 11:58 am | Posted in Shakespeare Summer Camps, Toronto Happenings | Leave a comment
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The Shakespeare Young Company for Teens summer intensive training program is back for the summer of 2015! This year, the program will run from June 29- July 24, 2015, at our headquarters in Toronto, and will focus on acting for stage and screen! Teens will create their own multi-media Shakespeare production, leading up to a performance on the last day for their friends and families. See what some past participants have to say about their time with us!

For more information, or to register for camp, visit our Young Company for Teens page!

Have a younger Shakespeare fan that is looking to step into the spotlight this summer too? Visit our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids page to find out more about our summer programming for kids!

Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids- 2011 Production of The Comedy of Errors!

May 15, 2015 at 10:12 am | Posted in Shakespeare Summer Camps, Toronto Happenings | Leave a comment
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Over the course of 2 weeks, campers will work towards creating their very own Shakespeare production! Summer Camp runs from June 29- July 10, 2015, Monday-Friday at our headquarters in Toronto. Campers will learn to act, sing, improvise, construct costumes, and design sets, all leading up to a final performance for their friends and families! Check out some footage of our Summer Camp production of The Comedy of Errors from 2011!

For more information, or to register for camp, visit our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids page!

Have a teen that is looking to step into the spotlight this summer too? Visit our Young Company for Teens page to find out more about our Summer training Program in stage and film performance!

Shakespeare Young Company for Teens- Be Part of the Company!

May 13, 2015 at 10:51 am | Posted in Shakespeare Summer Camps, Toronto Happenings | Leave a comment
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Teen performers will have the chance to become a part of Shakespeare in Action at the Shakespeare Young Company for Teens summer training program! Running from June 29- July 24, 2015, teens will receive training in stage and film performance and will create their own multimedia Shakespeare production!

For more information, or to register for camp, visit our Young Company for Teens page!

Have a younger Shakespeare fan that is looking to step into the spotlight this summer too? Visit our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids page to find out more about our summer programming for kids!

Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids- Learn Stage Combat!

May 11, 2015 at 11:33 am | Posted in Shakespeare Summer Camps, Toronto Happenings | Leave a comment
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Campers will get in lots of physical activity at our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids, and even learn the art of Stage Combat! Summer Camp runs from June 29- July 10, 2015, Monday-Friday at our headquarters in Toronto. See some footage below from our 2011 production of The Comedy of Errors, full of stage combat and choreography!

For more information, or to register for camp, visit our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids page!

Have a teen that is looking to step into the spotlight this summer too? Visit our Young Company for Teens page to find out more about our Summer training Program in stage and film performance!

Create your own show at our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids!

May 8, 2015 at 11:40 am | Posted in Shakespeare Summer Camps, Toronto Happenings | Leave a comment
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Campers will learn to act, sing, improvise, construct costumes, and design sets – all while having the time of their lives! Summer Camp runs from June 29- July 10, 2015, Monday-Friday at our headquarters in Toronto. Watch the video below to see some of the things your Shakespeare kid will get to do with us this summer!

For more information, or to register for camp, visit our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids page!

Have a teen that is looking to step into the spotlight this summer too? Visit our Young Company for Teens page to find out more about our Summer training Program in stage and film performance!

Shakespeare at the Movies- The Avengers: Age of Ultron

April 28, 2015 at 1:46 pm | Posted in Shakespeare at the Movies, Shakespeare In Culture | Leave a comment
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The Avengers: Age of Ultron is being released in North America this week, and certainly needs no introduction. One of the biggest film franchises of the modern day, the Age of Ultron cast brings loads of experience performing Shakespeare’s works on screen and in the theatre. Let’s find out who has played what roles!

Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/ Iron Man)

Robert Downey Jr

Appeared in:

  • Richard III (1995) as Lord Rivers

Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/ Scarlet Witch)

Elizabeth_Olsen

Appeared in:

  • Romeo and Juliet (Classic Stage Company, 2013) as Juliet

Paul Bettany (Jarvis/ Vision)

Paul_Bettany

Appeared in:

  • Romeo and Juliet (Royal Shakespeare Company, 1995) as Paris
  • Julius Caesar (Royal Shakespeare Company, 1995) as Decius Brutus/Strato
  • Richard III (Royal Shakespeare Company, 1995) as Richmond

Idris Elba (Heimdall)

Idris_Elba

Appeared in:

  • Trolius and Cressida (American Place Theater, 2001) as Achilles

Stellan Skarsgard (Erik Selvig)

Stellan_Skarsgard

Appeared in:

  • Romeo and Juliet (2013) as Prince of Verona
  • Den tragiska historien om Hamlet – Prins av Danmark (TV Movie, 1985) as Hamlet

Andy Serkis (Ulysses Klaue)

Andy_Serkis

Appeared in:

  • Othello (Royal Exchange Theatre, 2002) as Iago
  • King Lear (Royal Court Theatre, 1993) as The Fool
  • Macbeth (Royal Exchange Theatre, 1988) as Porter/Sargeant
  • The WInter’s Tale (The Dukes in Lancaster, 1986) as Florizel
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (The Dukes in Lancaster, 1986) as Lysander
  • Henry IV Part 1 (Nuffield Studio, Southampton, 1982) as Poins

Julie Delpy (Madame B)

Julie_Delpy

Appeared in:

  • King Lear (1987) as Virginia

Henry Goodman (Dr. List)

Henry_Goodman

Appeared in:

  • Two Gentlemen of Verona (Royal National Theatre, 1999)
  • The Merchant of Venice (Royal National Theatre, 1999)
  • Richard II (Royal National Theatre, 1995)
  • The Merry Wives of Windsor (Royal National Theatre, 1995)
  • Pericles (Royal National Theatre, 1994)
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Royal National Theatre, 1992)
  • Hamlet (Royal National Theatre, 1990)
  • Richard III (Royal National Theatre, 1990)
  • Antony and Cleopatra (British National Theatre, 1988)
  • Cymbeline (British National Theatre, 1988)
  • The Tempest (British National Theatre, 1988)
  • The WInter’s Tale (British National Theatre, 1988)
  • The Comedy of Errors (Royal Shakespeare Company, 1983)

Joss Whedon (Director)

Joss_Whedon

Directed:

  • Much Ado About Nothing (2012)

Which of these roles is your favourite? Did I miss someone? Leave a comment and let us know!

A special offer from our friends at Opera Atelier!

April 17, 2015 at 11:45 am | Posted in Friends of SIA, Toronto Happenings | Leave a comment
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This weekend is your last chance to check out Orpheus & Eurydicethe stunning production from Opera Atelier, and they are offering a special deal for the last 2 shows!

20070426_Opera Atelier_Orpheus and Eurydice_Dress RehearsalPurchase a ticket to a performance on either Friday, April 17 at 7:30 or Saturday, April 18 at 4:30 using the code 20GLUCK, and save 20%! Get yours before they’re gone!

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