Category Archives: Artistic Learning

Othello: an interview with Eric Ting

Recently our Artistic Learning department sat down with Eric Ting to discuss our upcoming production of Othello. Eric’s Cal Shakes directorial debut begins performances September 14. Artistic Learning: How will you stage this play to be relevant to the current … Continue reading

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A Day at Shakespeare Summer Camp

Stephanie Ann Foster, our Oakland Conservatory Coordinator, reflects on a day at camp. “How do we do this?” “TOGETHER!” The opening ritual of conservatory, our morning assembly, is audible all the way out to the street. We dance, we vote … Continue reading

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Cal Shakes Conservatory Performances 2014

It’s that time of year again, when Cal Shakes Conservatory students, kids and teens, put together all they’ve learned from their Teaching Artists to create a wonderful production. Come out and support our campers by coming to see their shows … Continue reading

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Three ways to participate in #GivingTuesday

We have a day for giving thanks. We have two for getting deals. This year we are joining with nonprofits around the world to help create #GivingTuesday: A new day for giving back. On Tuesday December 3, 2013, global charities, … Continue reading

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“This was the best field trip I’ve ever been on in my life. …We made Hermione come back to life.”

From: Ms. Maiuri Sent: Thursday, October 03, 2013 8:11 PM To: Clive Worsley Subject: Thank you so much for everything (could you pass this on?) Dear Director and Cast of A Winter’s Tale and the Cal Shakes Artistic Learning Team: I … Continue reading

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Summer Shakespeare Conservatory Wins Best Teen Camp

The nice folks over at Alameda magazine just published their “Best of 2013” issue, and we were thrilled to see our Summer Shakespeare Conservatory named Best Teen Camp! Thanks, Alameda, and congrats to all our fellow winners. Check them all … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Brett Jones

Cal Shakes Marketing & Communications Director Janet Magleby introduces you to one of the minds behind this summer’s Conservatories. One of two new Summer Shakespeare Conservatory coordinators joining us this summer is Brett Jones.  A recent Theater Performance graduate from the … Continue reading

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Jumping Into the Fire: An Understudy’s Tale

During the extension week of Liesl Tommy’s Hamlet this month, actor Nicholas Pelczar fell ill the morning of the Student Discovery Matinee, and his understudy, Philip Goleman, went on for him. This is his story. Everyone said, “Not what you expected … Continue reading

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Listen to Trish Tillman Talk About 32-Second Shakespeare

Here’s our own Director of Artistic Learning Trish Tillman on the air at FOX 101.1 FM in Salinas yesterday, talking with Mark Carbanaro about her 32-second Shakespeare at the Carmel Authors & Ideas Fest and our production of Hamlet.

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High School Drama… Naughty or Nice?

  Marketing Intern Jessica Reinhardt sits in on her first in-school residency at Dougherty Valley High School’s drama class in San Roman, CA.  As my second week at Cal Shakes began, I was antsy with anticipation for my first classroom residency … Continue reading

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