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TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club – Fall Registration Opens October 1st!

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“…my library / Was dukedom large enough…”
– Prospero, The Tempest, 1.2 –

The TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers’ theatre program for Bards-to-be, ages 7-12!

Join Shakespeare in Action for storytelling adventures!  Explore worlds of magic, ghosts, silly mix-ups, and swordplay in some of the greatest stories ever told!

Jump into plays like Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Tempest, Comedy of Errors, and Henry IV.

Play drama games, read aloud from one to three scripts, build confidence, get a head start on high school, and make friends with other Shakespeare fans!

The TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is led by professional actors and educators. Register in person at your chosen participating Toronto Public Library branch from the list below:

SATURDAYS, November 7 – December 12, 2015
Registration Opens October 1, 2015

Morning  (10AM – 12PM)

Afternoon  (2PM – 4PM)

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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!

TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club – Winter Session!

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Do your kids need a little drama in their life?  A program to channel all that pent-up winter energy?

The TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club returns this February – a FREE readers’ theatre program for children ages 7-12.

Witches, ghosts, potions, magic, and humour!

Led by professional actors and educators, kids explore plays like Romeo & Juliet,MacbethMidsummer Night’s DreamTempestComedy of Errors, and Henry IVth.  They read aloud, play drama games, get a head start on high school, and make friends with other Shakespeare fans.

The program runs for 6 Saturdays at 10 Toronto Public Library branches. The Winter session starts Saturday, February 1st. Register early at participating branches. Please see below!

WINTER
Saturdays from:
February 1 – March 8, 2014

Morning (10am – 12pm)

Afternoon (2pm-4pm)

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TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club – Taking Registrations!

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Jump for Shakespeare!
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This one is for all the Shakespeare Kids out there who need a little drama in their life!

Supported generously by TD, the Shakespeare for Kids Library Club is a FREE readers’ theatre program for children ages 7-12.

Witches, ghosts, potions, magic, and humour!

Led by professional actors and educators, kids explore plays like Romeo & Juliet, Macbeth, Midsummer Night’s Dream, Tempest, Comedy of Errors, and Henry IVth.    They read aloud, play drama games, learn how to insult each other in Elizabethan English (oh, the skills we teach them), get a head start on high school, and make friends with other budding Bards.

The program runs for 6 Saturdays at 10 Toronto Public Library branches in the fall, 10 in the winter, and 10 in the spring.  The very first session for 2013/2014 starts Saturday, November 2nd.  Register early at participating branches. Please see below!
 
FALL
Saturdays from:
November 2 – December 7, 2013

Morning (10am – 12pm)

Afternoon (2pm-4pm)

 
WINTER
Saturdays from:
February 1 – March 8, 2014

Morning (10am – 12pm)

Afternoon (2pm-4pm)

 
SPRING
Saturdays from:
April 5 – May 10, 2014

Morning (10am – 12pm)

Afternoon (2pm-4pm)

 
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Photo Essay for World Theatre Day – TD Shakespeare for Kids Library Club!

Today is World Theatre Day!

And we’re celebrating with some wonderful Shakespeare Kids:

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This program is FREE thanks to the generosity of TD!

  • Ages 7-12
  • 6 Saturdays
  • SPRING SESSION: April 6 – May 11, 2013
  • 10am-12pm OR 2pm-4pm
  • 10 Toronto Public Library branches across Toronto

Click here for more information.

Spread the word and register at participating branches!

Cheers,

Laboni