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Playmakers Summer Shakespeare

Playmakers Summer Shakespeare Starts Soon

CEDAR CITY, Utah – The Education Department at the Utah Shakespeare Festival is excited to announce its twelfth annual Playmakers Summer Shakespeare Program.

The Playmakers Summer Shakespeare Program is for beginners and returning students. Registration is open for youth 6-17 and is only $90. Classes run on weekdays from 1 to 3 p.m. from June 16 to 28.

Students can expect to learn Shakespearean scene work, songs and the essential building blocks for theatre performance. The workshop culminates in a performance of selected scenes and musical numbers from the current season on June 28 on the Adams Shakespearean Theatre stage. Included in the registration fee is a free ticket to see the Festival’s production of The Comedy of Errors.

Playmakers was created by Education Director Michael Bahr in 2002 as a way to extend the Festival’s educational offerings to the community year-round. Playmakers is a great opportunity for students to learn not only about theatre, but also about team work, problem solving and creative thinking.

Bahr commented, “we have been thrilled with the successes of this program; hundreds of students have received their first acting experience through this program and have grown as actors and students.”

For more information or to register call (435) 865-8333 or email usfeducation@bard.org.

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