National Shakespeare Youth Festival Update – Workshops

On the day of the Festival, students from Bishop Allen Academy, E.L. Crossley Secondary School, and Elmira District Secondary School participated in some workshops with four professional actors and arts educators.  For sample videos and downloadable activities, check out our Virtual Lab!

Artistic Director Michael Kelly leads a "Language Across the Circle" exercise in a workshop with Festival students.


Laurel Paetz teaches students the fine art of hurling Shakespearean insults at each other.


Pete Smith laughs out loud, preparing the students for a choral reading from A Midsummer Night's Dream.


Xuan Fraser - who plays Bottom in our production of A Midsummer Night's Dream - tells students about his experience in the role.



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