Category Archives: Artistic Learning

Internpalooza 2011!

By Sloane Henry, Artistic Learning intern Internpalooza delivered on everything its name promised. Lots of interns. Lots of paloozing. The only things more gorgeous than the weather were the bright and smiley faces of eager young interns who, of course, … Continue reading

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California Shakespeare Theater Teen Night

The following was written by Bristol Glass, Artistic Learning intern. As an intern, about to see the bloody glory that is Titus Andronicus, I hadn’t quite anticipated my own excitement combining with that of the group that attended Teen Night. … Continue reading

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The First Shakespeare Assembly of 2011!

Cal Shakes Director of Artistic Learning Trish Tillman reports from the field. The entire Artistic Learning staff was out in Walnut Creek Friday at the Diablo Actors’ Ensemble theater for our first assembly run with Henry the Eighth.  We had … Continue reading

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An Artistic Learning Valentine: R&J in Suburbia

Last week we heard from Eli Wirtschafter, a former Cal Shakes Conservatory student—that’s him on the right, playing Berowne in Love’s Labour’s Lost in 2009, the summer after his senior year of high school. Eli is now studying at UC … Continue reading

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Busting the Myth of the “Off-Season”

A little perspective from Box Office Manager Robin Dolan. On those crazy days here at the Cal Shakes office when there are actors warming up with nonsense words in the hall or playing instruments and dancing in the parking lot, … Continue reading

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Big Ideas Fest Blog #1: Video Inspiration

This week, Cal Shakes’ Artistic Learning Programs and Outreach Manager Emily Morrison attended Big Ideas Fest 2010 in Half Moon Bay. Big Ideas is a three-day-long conference that aims to immerse educators in collaboration and design with the focus on … Continue reading

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The last of the Carlin-Campbell blogs: Jumping away from conclusion

Last week, Cal Shakes Associate Artist Ron Campbell who has spent the last few years appearing as The King of the Clowns in Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza gave a workshop on in our rehearsal hall as the culmination of his … Continue reading

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Recess Repertory, or The Ripple Effect

This story was sent to us by Denise Altaffer, mother of Summer Shakespeare Conservatory student—and Macbeth understudy—Will Altaffer. My 13-year-old son, Will, participated in the five-week camp this past summer for the first time. He had a fantastic experience and … Continue reading

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Saturday: From the tube to you.

This past week and weekend, Cal Shakes Associate Artist Ron Campbell—who has spent the last few years appearing as The King of the Clowns in Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza—gave a workshop on in our rehearsal hall as the culmination of … Continue reading

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Fingerprints and All: Submitting Yourself to the Unpredictable

This past week and weekend, Cal Shakes Associate Artist Ron Campbell—who has spent the last few years appearing as The King of the Clowns in Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza—gave a workshop on in our rehearsal hall as the culmination of … Continue reading

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