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Category Archives: Artistic Learning
There’s some exciting news on several Cal Shakes volunteer service fronts that we’d like to share with you. First, participants in our general volunteering program—ushers, Inside Scoopers, administrative office helpers, et cetera—will now be able to register and schedule online. … Continue reading
“In talking about the house on the Battle Farm, and how the townspeople in the Pastures of Heaven view it, I asked kids if they knew of places like this in their own lives. One student said there were ghost … Continue reading
Are you a fan of Cal Shakes? Have you been moved by a performance at the Bruns, or touched by an experience you or your child had in one of our camps, classes, Student Discovery Matinees, or talkbacks? If so, … Continue reading
Hello everyone! Today’s Student Discovery Matinee was—yes, you guessed it—awesome. The sun was warm but not unbearable; the chaperones were on their game with their groups; the students (a mix of kids who had been in plays, including Midsummer, and … Continue reading
Things have been incredibly busy around here, what with the successful opening of Private Lives (see Kevin Berne’s photo below, and the reviews on the PL page under “In the Press”), the shooting and editing of this fun, short patron-reaction … Continue reading
In honor of Shakespeare’s birthday, Director of Artistic Learning Trish Tillman appeared on KCBS radio Thursday, April 23, at 9:20am, “talking like Shakespeare” and discussing the challenges of keeping Shakespeare relevant to young people. (She ended up pitching a little … Continue reading
On Monday, February 16, Cal Shakes campers and campers to be are invited to the Holy Names High School Auditorium (4660 Harbord Dr. in the Montclair district of Oakland) for a Summer Theater Programs Open House event. From 6:30-8pm, attendees … Continue reading
Our Artistic Learning residency programs are everywhere. Click on the arts and crafts project photo below for a good look.
Here’s a tale recently told to our Director of Artistic Learning, Trish Tillman, by Mike Jones, a teacher whose students have been working with Cal Shakes Teaching Artist Norman Gee at Oakland High. Jones says that there are two young … Continue reading