Registration is open for Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s Summer at the Studio: Online Camps and Classes. Read below for Youth, Teen and Adult virtual programming this summer.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company will continue to offer engaging and interactive summer camp sessions in its first ever Online Summer Camp Experience. Your favorite CSC Teaching Artists will provide age-appropriate activities in a non-competitive, virtual environment where students can grow, learn, and laugh together. No audition needed.Each hour of the day will focus on a different activity to engage students. Activities will include arts & crafts, scene study, scene/film review, interactive games, theatrical warm-ups, movement, music, and much, much more!
Who: Rising 2nd Graders – Rising 9th Graders
When: Mon – Fri (June 22 – Aug. 28)
Time: 9am – 5pm
Where: This camp will take place online via Zoom Communications, Inc.
Chesapeake Shakespeare Company’s High School Ensemble and High School Corps programs will join forces online this summer! Students will gain valuable experience in performance, textual analysis, language, history, and ensemble building as they rehearse and perform in our virtual “rehearsal room.” No audition needed.CSCORPS/Ensemble members commit to 6 weeks in July-August with at least four virtual weeks and potentially 2 in-person weeks of rehearsals ending with a live showcase of the work based on the guidelines set by the state.
Who: Rising 7th Graders – 12th Graders
When: Minimum of 12 hours per week. A rehearsal schedule will be built based on availability to allow the students to work on a play and build an ensemble throughout the summer.
Where: This camp will take place online via Zoom Communications, Inc. with a possible, final performance taking place at the Chesapeake Shakespeare Company Theatre, 7 S Calvert St., Baltimore, MD 21202* Performance Date: Friday, Aug.14 at 7pm (TBD)
CSC Education Staff and Teaching Artists host a variety of fun, informative, and engaging courses geared towards all levels. All classes will take place online via Zoom Communications, Inc.
For fans of our Critical Analysis for Adults series, The Studio will offer a weekly two-hour class where CSC Artists and Educators will explore a different popular Shakespeare play each week. Join us to read, listen/hear, discuss, and share such terrific titles as Richard III, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Nights’ Dream, Julius Caesar, and Twelfth Night. Mondays from 6 – 8pm, July 13 – Aug. 17
Want to try learning a fun piece of classic text? Need to find or work-on a monologue for an audition? Hope to keep your Shakespeare skills sharp and want professional feedback? This monologue and acting class will benefit the beginner looking for fun or an entryway into auditioning as well as the experienced actor looking for coaching.
Explore contrasting verse/prose monologues, find new/challenging pieces, understand how your speaking skills and presence can take focus in dramatic ways. Tuesdays from 7 – 9pm, July 14 – Aug. 18
An Introduction to Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
Description: CSC Teaching Artist Laura Rocklyn offers a six-week course exploring the culture and history of Jacobean and Elizabethan playwrights and practices. Thursdays from 6 – 8pm, July 16 – Aug. 20
FREE CREATIVE WORKSHOP for Veterans, Active Duty, Guard, and Reserve Military
Offered in Partnership with the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals
Why Do you Keep Alone?
This 10-week Shakespeare class will focus on how characters handle, overcome, and change themselves when faced with isolation and illness. Some with tragic, and others with comedic circumstances! Participants will analyze characters in extreme states of anxiety, depression,
stress, and anger. What help does Shakespeare suggest? What is our response, advice, and wish for these roles of classic stature? Wednesdays from 7 – 9pm, May 27 – July 29