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Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids and Young Company for Teens- ONLY 1 WEEK LEFT TO REGISTER!

Time is running out to register for our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids and Young Company for Teens summer training program! There are still spots available for kids ages 7-17 to join us on stage for a few weeks of fun during their summer vacation. Registration ends on Thursday, June 25, 2015, so hurry and book your spot today!

Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids

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Kids will learn to act, sing, improvise, construct costumes, and design sets – all while having the time of their lives! The program runs for 2 weeks, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 4pm daily. Our team of highly skilled professional actors provide master-class level instruction. Kids perform their very own Shakespeare production for parents, extended family, and friends!

  • Ages: 7-12
  • Dates: Weekdays, Monday, June 29 – Friday, July 10, 2015. No camp on Canada Day.
  • Location: Shakespeare in Action, 385 Roxton Road, Toronto
  • Focus Play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Work with a professional actor
  • Act, sing, improvise, design sets and costumes
  • Build confidence
  • Make new friends

Eventbrite - 2015 Shakespeare in Action Summer Camp for Kids!

Shakespeare Young Company for Teens

- Macbeth's bloody head -

This is now a 4-week intensive training program in stage and film performance. Professional actors and directors lead workshops in theatre and film techniques. No drama or performance experience is required. Participants rehearse and perform one of Shakespeare’s more challenging plays. Teens are encouraged to develop their own interpretations of Shakespeare’s works to create and showcase a multi-media performance.

  • Ages: 13-17
  • Dates: Weekdays, Monday, June 29 – Friday, July 24, 2015. No camp on Canada Day.
  • Location: Shakespeare in Action, 385 Roxton Road, Toronto
  • Focus Play: Hamlet
  • Work with a professional actor
  • Act, sing, improvise, design sets and costumes
  • Build confidence
  • Make new friends

Eventbrite - 2015 Shakespeare in Action Summer Camp for Teens!

Have a question about Shakespeare in Action’s summer programming? E-mail us at education@shakespeareinaction.org, or call us at (416) 703-4881!

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Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids and Young Company for Teens- Registration Deadline Extended!

Still haven’t decided how you want to spend your summer vacation? Good news- There’s still time!

We have extended the registration deadline for our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids, and Young Company for Teens summer intensive training program to June 25, 2015!

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Kids will learn to act, sing, improvise, construct costumes, and design sets – all while having the time of their lives! The program runs for 2 weeks, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 4pm daily. Our team of highly skilled professional actors provide master-class level instruction. Kids perform their very own Shakespeare production for parents, extended family, and friends!

  • Ages: 7-12
  • Dates: Weekdays, Monday, June 29 – Friday, July 10, 2015. No camp on Canada Day.
  • Location: Shakespeare in Action, 385 Roxton Road, Toronto
  • Focus Play: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Work with a professional actor
  • Act, sing, improvise, design sets and costumes
  • Build confidence
  • Make new friends
  • Step into the spotlight!

Eventbrite - 2015 Shakespeare in Action Summer Camp for Kids!

Shakespeare Young Company for Teens

What's that you say?

This is now a 4-week intensive training program in stage and film performance. Professional actors and directors lead workshops in theatre and film techniques. No drama or performance experience is required. Participants rehearse and perform one of Shakespeare’s more challenging plays. Teens are encouraged to develop their own interpretations of Shakespeare’s works to create and showcase a multi-media performance.

  • Ages: 13-17
  • Dates: Weekdays, Monday, June 29 – Friday, July 24, 2015. No camp on Canada Day.
  • Location: Shakespeare in Action, 385 Roxton Road, Toronto
  • Focus Play: Hamlet
  • Work with a professional actor
  • Act, sing, improvise, design sets and costumes
  • Build confidence
  • Make new friends
  • Step into the spotlight!

Eventbrite - 2015 Shakespeare in Action Summer Camp for Teens!

Have a question about Shakespeare in Action’s summer programming? E-mail us at education@shakespeareinaction.org, or call us at (416) 703-4881!

Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids- Testimonials

The Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids runs from June 29- July 10, 2015 at our headquarters in Toronto, and has been delighting kids of all ages for over a decade! 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. See what some of our past Shakespeare Kids have to say about their experience at camp!

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 IN ACTION SUMMER PROGRAMMING- FOCUS PLAYS ANNOUNCED!

Shakespeare in Action is thrilled to announce the focus plays for the 2015 Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids, and Shakespeare Young Company for Teens summer training program, starting on June 29!

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Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids 2014- The wonderful cast of Twelfth Night!

Campers at the Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids will perform their very own version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies!

Camp runs from June 29- July 10, 2015, and is for kids aged 7-12. To sign up for camp, please visit our Eventbrite registration page!

Shakespeare Young Company for Teens 2014- The wonderful cast of A Midsummer Night's Dream!

Shakespeare Young Company for Teens 2014- The wonderful cast of A Midsummer Night’s Dream!

Teens who participate in the Young Company for Teens will have the opportunity to create a multi-media version of Hamlet, one of Shakespeare’s best known (and performed) plays.

The training program runs from June 29- July 24, and its for teens aged 13-17. To sign up for the program, please visit our Eventbrite registration page!

Shakespeare Young Company for Teens- Build a Show From the Ground Up!

The Shakespeare Young Company for Teens summer intensive training program is now a 4-week intensive training program in stage and film performance! Professional actors and directors lead workshops in theatre and film techniques. Participants rehearse and perform one of Shakespeare’s more challenging plays, and are encouraged to develop their own interpretations of Shakespeare’s works to create and showcase a multi-media performance for friends and family! The program runs from June 29- July 24, 2015 at our headquarters in Toronto. Watch below for some great footage of past productions!

For more information, or to register, 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!

Summer Job Opportunity – Assistant Directors, Shakespeare Camp for Kids & Teens

What's that you say?

What’s that you say?

We are seeking Assistant Directors for our

Summer Camp for Kids & Young Company for Teens!

 
Job Description:

These are 6-week jobs, starting Monday, June 22, 2015 and ending Friday, July 31, 2015.

This July, Shakespeare in Action will be holding its Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids and Shakespeare Young Company for Teens.

The Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids (ages 7-12) will run for two weeks, June 29-July 10, Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm daily.  The focus play is TBA.

The Shakespeare Young Company for Teens (ages 13-17) will run for four weeks, June 29-July 24, Monday to Friday, 9am-4pm daily.  This is an intensive focusing on both stage and film performance.  The focus play is TBA.

Both camps take place at Shakespeare in Action, 385 Roxton Road, Toronto.  There will be no camp on Canada Day.

All campers work with a professional actor; act, sing, improvise, design sets and costumes; build confidence and new friendships; and step into the spotlight for a show!

Shakespeare in Action is seeking:

*1 Assistant Director  – Kids’Camp
*1 Assistant Director – Teen Camp

 

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – KIDS’ CAMP

Responsibilities include:

*Working with the Director to prepare drama programming for each camp day
*Working with Director to manage rehearsals and shape the final performance
*Helping campers create the set, costumes, and props for their play
*Facilitating group warm-ups and games
*Overseeing campers during arrival, breaks, lunch, and end-of-day pick-up
*Administering First Aid and completing Incident Reports
*Assisting with clean-up after camp has ended
*Displaying a positive attitude and building an inclusive camp environment

Requirements:

*Candidate must be between age 15 and 30; a full-time student in 2014/15; returning to full-time studies in 2015/16; and a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or under refugee protection
*Pursuing a degree in Theatre, or a related discipline
*A passion for Shakespeare, performance, and working with young people
*Excellent communication, organization, problem-solving, and conflict management skills
*Experience working with children and/or teens in a formal/informal learning environment
*Experience working in a creative camp environment is an asset
*Current Standard First Aid and CPR is an asset
*A clear and valid Police Check (completed upon hiring)
*A positive and inspiring attitude!

 

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR – TEEN CAMP

Responsibilities include:

*Working with the Director to prepare drama programming for each camp day
*Working with Director to manage rehearsals and shape the final performance
*Filming scenes both indoors and outdoors
*Uploading, cutting, and editing footage
*Helping campers create the set, costumes, and props for their play
*Facilitating group warm-ups and games
*Overseeing campers during arrival, breaks, lunch, and end-of-day pick-up
*Administering First Aid and completing Incident Reports
*Assisting with clean-up after camp has ended
*Displaying a positive attitude and building an inclusive camp environment

Requirements:

*Candidate must be between age 15 and 30; a full-time student in 2014/15; returning to full-time studies in 2015/16; and a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or under refugee protection
*Pursuing a degree in Theatre, Film, or a related discipline
*Knowledge of film-making vocabulary and the ability to storyboard, set-up, film, and edit scenes
*Experience using Final Cut Pro X is an asset
*Experience acting for film is an asset
*A passion for Shakespeare, performance, and working with young people
*Excellent communication, organization, problem-solving, and conflict management skills
*Experience working with children and/or teens in a formal/informal learning environment
*Experience working in a creative camp environment is an asset
*Current Standard First Aid and CPR is an asset
*A clear and valid Police Check (completed upon hiring)
*A positive and inspiring attitude!

 

 

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and résumé to jobs@shakespeareinaction.org by Sunday, May 31, 2015

Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids- Sword Making With Michael!

Check out some footage of Artistic Director Michael Kelly leading a sword-making workshop with the campers at our Shakespeare Summer Camp for Kids! Along with prop making, campers will learn to act, sing, improvise, construct costumes, and design sets. Summer Camp runs from June 29- July 10, 2015, Monday-Friday at our headquarters in Toronto.

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!