Tag Archives: “theater education”

Ask Philippa: Off-season Edition!

Philippa Kelly, Resident Dramaturg for Cal Shakes, shares her thoughts and answers your questions on our upcoming 2012 season programming and about productions past. Throughout his 20-year writing career, Shakespeare was fascinated with metaphors of rehearsing and scripting: the very … Continue reading

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Volunteering by the Numbers

By Jamie Buschbaum, Volunteer Program Coordinator Volunteering at Cal Shakes came in many different forms this year. The one most visible up at the Bruns Amphitheater was, of course, ushering. Our ushers come from all over the Bay Area to … Continue reading

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SHREW Grove Talk Podcast

Dr. Kelly explains it all! Our resident dramaturg provides historical and theatrical perspective on Shana Cooper’s production of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew. Music by production Sound Designer Jake Rodriguez. Podcast produced by Will McCandless.  

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Candy in the Wardrobe Room: Behind the Scenes of THE VERONA PROJECT

By Stage Management intern Julia Van Broek     “It’s like American Idiot the Musical meets Alice in Wonderland . . . oh yeah . . . and Shakespeare.”  This is how I described The Verona Project to my mother after the first … Continue reading

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Life as an Artistic Intern

By Alison Ruth, Artistic Intern I’m Alison, one of two artistic interns at Cal Shakes!  Every day is different in the artistic office, which is really fun. My favorite project has been helping Jessica Richards, the casting director, with the … Continue reading

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It’s Summer Camp Time and the Living is Easy

By Anna Kritikos, Marketing intern. I spent last Tuesday at the Five-Week Summer Shakespeare Conservatory, wandering around and observing the multitude of activities; it made me realize how much I miss summer camps. I had a bast just moseying around … Continue reading

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Conservatory Teachers: Silver and Gold

The classic Girl Scout song proclaims, “Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the other gold”. This applies to our Summer Shakespeare Conservatory family as well, and not just the kids—teachers, too! There are our golden … Continue reading

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Review Cal Shakes: Help Us Make a Difference for Bay Area Youth

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

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A Midsummer’s Afternoon Student Matinee

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

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Art(s and Crafts)istic Learning

Our Artistic Learning residency programs are everywhere. Click on the arts and crafts project photo below for a good look.

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