Colorado Shakespeare Festival Digital

We look forward to gathering together in person again in the future. In the meantime, we invite you to watch, listen and gather with us online right now. Each week we will bring you curated creations from the artists you’d see in any other CU Presents season, in the comfort of your own home. Welcome to CU Presents Digital. Get email notifications!

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The (Sometimes Silly, Sometimes Sad) Tale of Prince Hamlet

Posted May 28, 2020, Colorado Shakespeare Festival

Tune in to this made-for-kiddos version of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” Written by our Director of Outreach Amanda Giguere’s family and illustrated by the young Shakespeareans of the Colorado Shakespeare Festival audience!

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CSF Education: The Colors of Emotion

Posted May 21, 2020, Colorado Shakespeare Festival

For fourth and fifth grade aspiring Shakespeareans, Teaching Artist Sean Scrutchins teaches emotions to color Shakespearean text through Disney’s “Inside Out” characters.

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CSF Education: Animal Characters

Posted May 19, 2020, Colorado Shakespeare Festival

For fourth and fifth grade aspiring Shakespeareans, Teaching Artist Sean Scrutchins teaches how animals can be used for creative inspiration when approaching Shakespearean characters.

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CSF Education: Using the Body

Posted May 4, 2020, Colorado Shakespeare Festival

For fourth and fifth grade aspiring Shakespeareans, Teaching Artist Sean Scrutchins provides an overview of using the body in Shakespeare, focusing on three main types: royals, warriors and lovers.

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Intro to Shakespeare for 1st graders!

Posted May 4, 2020, Colorado Shakespeare Festival

Looking to supplement your homeschooling? Check out this lesson on Shakespeare for 1st graders, courtesy of CSF’s Director of Outreach, Amanda Giguere!

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CSF Education: Using the Voice

Posted April 22, 2020

For fourth and fifth grade aspiring Shakespeareans, teaching artist Sean Scrutchins gives a lesson on how to speak the speech.

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Jun 4-Aug 8, 2021

A Midsummer Night's Dream

By William Shakespeare

Kick off the season with a summer-long party! In this glam run of Shakespeare’s electric comedy, the paths of four young lovers, some feuding fa...

All's Well That Ends Well

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Jun 18-Aug 7, 2021

All's Well That Ends Well

By William Shakespeare

A smart and sexy coming-of-age romp set in elegant 1950s France, "All’s Well That Ends Well" introduces audiences to Helen and Bertram—one...

The Odyssey

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Jul 2-Aug 7, 2021

The Odyssey

By Homer, adapted by Mary Zimmerman

In Mary Zimmerman’s sweeping adaptation of Homer’s classic adventure, our hero Odysseus undergoes an epic journey to return to his own kin...

Coriolanus

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Jul 16-Aug 8, 2021

Coriolanus

By William Shakespeare

Follow the tumultuous career of one of ancient Rome’s super soldiers in Shakespeare’s white-hot war play. An enduring, resonant tale, "Cor...

Pericles

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Aug 1, 2021

Pericles

By William Shakespeare

Summer’s hottest ticket is the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s Original Practices performance. This summer, revisit "Pericles," the story ...