ARTISTIC LEARNING PROGRAMS AT CAL SHAKES
Artistic Learning represents the California Shakespeare Theater’s commitment to integrate our artistic andeducation efforts. The vision of Artistic Learning is to become a leading Bay Area citizen, creating a culture of life-long learners and nourishing imaginations in preparation for the work of life. Listed below are some of ourmany programs for youth both in and out of the classroom.
Cal Shakes offers a variety of theater programs taught by theater professionals throughout the school year andsummer.
Classes on-site at Cal Shakes are offered in many aspects of theater including acting, stage combat, andimprovisation.
Cal Shakes also hosts two summer theater camps in which students study with Cal Shakes professionalactors and artists. Limited scholarships are available.
Afterschool programs are also available at your school’s site.For more information or to register for classes and summer camp, call the Programs and Outreach Manager at510.548.3422 ext. 127 or email email@example.com.
STUDENT MATINEES (Field trips)
Our well-rounded approach to Student Matinees consists of multiple offerings, including a free Teacher/StudentGuide, optional pre and post-show classroom visits by teaching Artists, a lively pre-performance engagement atthe theater, and a Q&A session with actors immediately following the show. This multi-pronged approachoffers a unique opportunity for students to develop a lasting appreciation of theater and of Shakespeare throughdynamic presentation and the experience of a live work of art.For more information, to book your class for a student matinee performance, or to learn more about theinvaluable opportunity to enrich the classroom experience of Shakespeare for your students, please call thePrograms and Outreach Manager at 510.548.3422 ext. 127, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TEACHER’S GUIDES AND STUDENT ACTIVITY GUIDES
Teaching and student activity guides are available for each Shakespeare mainstage production. These areavailable free of charge to all classrooms regardless of whether or not a class attends a student matinee.
To support student achievement and teacher professional development, Cal Shakes brings working artists intothe schools to teach with the aim of developing students’ creative minds and voices. Collaborations can bebased on established school and teacher curriculum (called Arts Integration), or can be rooted in theater-relateddisciplines, such as acting, Shakespeare, or stage combat.For more information or to schedule a residency please call the Collaborations and Marketing Manager at510.548.3422 ext. 136 or email email@example.com.