Camp #1 - Youth Shakespeare Theatre Workshop July 26th- 30th  
Performance dates: July 30th – 2 PM. Performances are free to the public.
Ages 10 to 18 (parents are welcome to join in with students during this camp - all welcome)
 

Camp #2 - James and the Giant Peach Musical Theater Camp - August 16th – 21st
Performance dates: August 20 the 2:30 , August 21st 12:30 & 2:30 PM. Performances are free to the public.
Ages 6 to 18 (This is a student only camp)
 

Fees: 
•    $85 - Shakespeare Workshop
•    $150 - James and the Giant Peach theatre camp 
Scholarships available. Please do not let finances prevent your child from participating.

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SHAKESPEARE YOUTH SUMMER THEATRE WORKSHOP
JULY 26 - 30

Day 1
Shakespeare 101 The who, what, where, and why we do Shakespeare today        
~Break~

Iambic Pentameter - Learning the rules of how to speak Shakespeare

 

Day 2

Costumes, Props, and Set Learning about Shakespeare’s stage and how the plays were produced in the Elizabethan age and how theaters  have staged the plays throughout the years          

~Break~

Rhetoric Learning the tricks to understanding Shakespeare

 

Day 3

Stage combat/Sword fighting, fencing, and other fighting techniques used in the plays          

~Break~

Soliloquies/Speeches/Scenes Learning what is required of an actor to tell the story.

Day 4

Performance Rehearsal Hands-on work with students to prepare for the end of class performance

 ~Break~

Performance rehearsal

 

Day 5

Performance rehearsal        

 ~Break~    

Performance 2 PM

 

 

AGES 10 - 18

10 AM TO 3 PM

Tuition: $85
Needs-Based Scholarships Available

BRING LUNCH

PRE-REGISTER ONLINE

 

Medical Release Waiver (required - print and return)
Waiver Form


please fill out the waiver and return them to camps@ElginOperaHouse.com


Questions: Contact
camps@elginoperahouse.com
or call 541-663-6324

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Shakespeare Camp Instructor: Grant Turner

Before joining the Elgin Opera House in 2019, Grant was the artistic director of the La Grande Shakespeare Company, Bend Shakespeare in the Park, and the Northwest Classical Theatre Company (in Portland, Oregon) He has been in 35 of the 37 plays in Shakespeare’s canon, and has done several of the plays multiple times! He’s been directed by Royal Shakespeare Company veterans Bill Alexander and Barry Kyle, and has trained with renowned actors like Dame Janet Suzman, Michael Pennington, Imogen Stubbs, Richard Katz, Lisa Harrow, and Eliot Levey. Favorite productions include; RICHARD III, OTHELLO, KING LEAR, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, and TITUS ANDRONICUS (with Joseph Marcell as Titus)

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James and the Giant Peach - Musical Theatre Camp

August 16th - 21st
Performance dates: August 20th 2:30 PM, August 21st 12:30 & 2:30 PM. Performances are free to the public.
Ages 6 to 18 (This is a student only camp)

AGES 6 - 18

10 AM TO 3 PM

Tuition: $125
Needs-Based Scholarships Available

BRING LUNCH

PRE-REGISTER ONLINE

 

Medical Release Waiver (required - print and return)
Waiver Form


please fill out the waiver and return them to camps@ElginOperaHouse.com

Questions: Contact
camps@elginoperahouse.com
or call 541-663-6324