The PLAY'S the thing!
Summer 2017 Players Campers will be performing productions of Ghost Stories, Hamlet, and Twelfth Night.
Bay Area Shakespeare Players Camps meet Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm for two weeks. A showcase performance for family and friends is presented on the final day of each session, followed by a celebratory cast party!
Players Summer Camp costs $594. All materials and supplies provided. Scholarships available for families in need.
Shakespeare Campers benefit from a professional atmosphere of creativity, heightened literacy, and self-expression, with ample doses of swordplay and stage combat, theatre games, set building and costuming. Each camp finishes with a mini performance of a Shakespeare play, staged and acted by campers for an audience of family and friends. These educational camps are appropriate for first timers as well as more experienced young actors.
Summer 2017 Shakespeare Players Camp
Session 1B: June 12-23
Session 2: June 19-30
Session 3A: July 10-21
Session 3B: July 17-28
Session 4A: July 24 - Aug 4
Session 4B: July 31 - Aug 11
Session 5: Aug 7-18
Shakespeare Camps are led by trained teaching artists! The teaching artists at Shakespeare Camps are working actors, stage managers, directors, and designers. Most have extensive teaching experience in other camps and programs. About a third have postgraduate degrees in theater. All our teaching artists attend our classroom management and curriculum training sessions. At least one per site is certified in First Aid and CPR. We do criminal background checks on all teaching staff. We are very proud of the quality of our teaching artists and curriculum.
Campers at each session are introduced to three key facets of drama and theater:
Below: 2015 San Mateo Intersession Shakespeare Camp rehearsal of Henry the Fifth.