Camp Shakespeare fosters an appreciation for the words and works of William Shakespeare by providing opportunities for children and young adults aged 4 –18 to explore the theatre arts through imaginative play, visual arts, movement, storytelling, design, text analysis, and more! Our Philosophy is to immerse students in Shakespeare’s words and ideas, providing guidance and encouragement. Kentucky Shakespeare hopes that this unique camp experience will promote confidence, open up a new world of interests to your child and nurture a lifelong desire of learning.
The Groundlings Ages 4–6
In this one-week introduction to the magical world of theatre, campers will explore aspects of imaginative play, visual arts, movement and storytelling. The camp culminates in a sharing of their work on the Kentucky Shakespeare stage!
Session 1: June 23-27
Session 2: July 14-18
$175.00 Full Day: 9:00am – 4:00pm
$100.00 Half Day: 9:00am – 12:00pm & 1:00pm – 4:00pm
The Noblings Ages 7-10
Participants in this two-week camp will explore the world of theatre through acting exercises, scene work, creating props, and designing sets and costumes. On the final day, participants will share their work with friends and family on the Kentucky Shakespeare stage!
Session 1: June 16-27
Session 2: June 30-July 11
Session 3: July 14-15
$275.00 Full Day: 9:00am – 4:00pm
The Revelers Ages 11–14
The Revelers is a three-week in-depth exploration of acting and Shakespeare. Campers will learn about movement, voice, text analysis, improvisation and stagecraft. Daily rehearsals encourage ensemble-building, self-confidence and teamwork, while allowing each camper to grow and explore at his or her own pace.
Session 1: June 16-July 3
Session 2: July 14-August 1
$355.00 Full Day: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Frankfort Camp Shakespeare (Liberty Hall Historic Site) Ages 7-15
In this week-long camp, students of all skill levels study acting technique while building upon previous experiences through fun, exploratory exercises including character building and teamwork. Campers will share the culmination of their work on the final day. Keith McGill returns as teacher and director of the Frankfort camp.
Session: July 7-July 18
$415.00 Full Day: 9:00am – 4:00pm
Lexington Camp Shakespeare (Sayer School) Ages 7-18
This one-week introduction to theatre teaches acting skills, how to read and comprehend the works of Shakespeare as well as emphasizes the importance of teamwork. The curriculum, tailored to each session and age level,
culminates in a showcase of the students’ work. Kentucky Shakespeare is excited to bring this new, comprehensive theatre education experience to Lexington through our partnership with Sayre School.
Session 1: Ages 7-10 June 16-20 Half Day (1:00-4:00)
Session 1: Ages 4-6 June 30-July 3 Half Day (9:00-12:00)
Session 2: Ages 11-15 July 7-11 Half Day (1:00-4:00)
Session3: Ages 16-18 July 21-25 Full Day (9:00-4:00)
$225.00 Full Day
$180.00 Half Day
The Globe Players Ages 15-18
This six-week training program is in an advanced theatre conservatory designed for high school students. Students participate in daily workshops on voice, movement and acting with professional mentors, coinciding with an intensive rehearsal schedule. The culmination of their work results in a week-long run of a full-length production of the comedy “Love’s Labour’s Lost” on the C. Douglas Ramey Amphitheatre stage. Veteran Kentucky Shakespeare actor and Youth Performing Arts High School drama instructor Brian Hinds is the Globe Players teacher and director.
Audition are April 26, 2014 – 10:00am – 1:00pm
Appointments Required Call 502-574-9900
Session: June 23 – August 3
Performance Week: July 31 – August 3
$495.00 Full Day: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Scholarships and financial aid, though limited, are available to students who show exceptional talent and/or financial need. Please contact the Education Office for further details.
Please mail completed registration form and payment to:
323 West Broadway, Suite 401
Louisville, KY 40202
For more information please contact:
Matt Wallace, Producing Artistic Director