Students get into
the act and play with the players in
A one-hour hands-on experience that will deepen your students
appreciation of Shakespeare On Tours As You Like It!
Only $150 per classroom (up to 32 students)!
email or phone 415-558-0888
for more information
PLAYSHOP will enhance your students experience and
understanding of drama, language, and Shakespeare with an interactive
one-hour session (pre or post show) with the cast of As You Like It.
Engaging and enriching materials and activities have been developed
by artistic director Rebecca J. Ennals, a former Teaching
Artist in Residence with the California school system. Materials
are appropriate for all grades K-12; specific exercises and content
vary by grade level. The teaching artists are trained professionals
with comprehensive backgrounds in Shakespeare and performance.
PLAYSHOP illuminates and underscores the concepts of drama,
language, and Shakespeare presented in our touring production. This participatory workshop includes games,
activities and text work designed to create a greater understanding
and appreciation of theater and language!
Requirements are minimal:
1 room for up to 32 students: $150
2 rooms for up to 64 students (maximum): $300
Groups larger than 64 may be accommodated by scheduling
an additional Playshop hour using the above fee schedule
Teaching Artists lead groups of students in a variety of activities
appropriate to their grade level!
Play with the Players (Gr. K-2)
vocal games using Shakespeares language
improvisations based on the characters in the show
Shakespeare Basics (Gr. 3-5)
the building blocks of Shakespeares language
how to scan iambic pentameter
the differences between verse and prose
introduction to use of onomatopoeia
Digging Deeper (Gr. 6-8)
components of Basics, plus:
deeper exploration of Shakespeares language
more complex verse elements (feminine endings, trochees,
From Page to Stage (Gr. 9-12)
Shakespeare Basics review
how to use Shakespeares language to make strong acting
collaborative scene work from Shakespeares plays,
culminating in a group performance
us NOW to include PLAYSHOP with your Shakespeare On Tour performance!
email or phone: 415-558-0888