2023 Colorado Shakespeare Festival Camp Shakespeare and Shakespeare Sprite's Instructors

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival seeks part-time instructors for a summer Shakespeare camp for kids and teens in Boulder, Colorado.

Camp Shakespeare Description: In a 3-week session, students ages 9 through 18 are grouped into 16-person classes to stage an abridged Shakespeare play. Each class is paired with one (1) teacher and one (1) teaching assistant while preparing a play for performance. The camp culminates in Saturday morning performances on the Mary Rippon Outdoor Stage (the same stage on which our professional actors appear!).

Shakespeare’s Sprites Description: In a 1-week session, students ages 6 through 9 discover the fun of Shakespeare through lively scene work, Elizabethan costumes, pool-noodle stage combat, storytelling, and crafts. Each week culminates in a showing for family and friends. This program is the perfect way to instill a love of language and theatre in your child.

Job Description

Design and lead age-appropriate activities for a camp of approximately 14 (Sprites) or 16 (Camp) students which will culminate in a public performance.

Develop and shape the curriculum for your course that will engage students with Shakespeare, equip them with tools to perform Shakespeare, and build foundational acting skills.  

Dates and Details

Shakespeare’s Sprites classes meet starting July 10 through July 14 and July 17 through July 20, 2023 from 9am to 12pm, Monday through Friday.

The final performance is scheduled at the end of the final day of each week.

Camp Shakespeare classes meet starting July 24 through August 11, 2023 from 12pm to 4pm, Monday through Friday.

The final performance is scheduled for Saturday, August 12, 2023 from 8am to 12pm.

Compensation
 
$20.00 per hour

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to amanda.giguere@colorado.edu.

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