Sep 25, 2018-Apr 24, 2019

CSF in the Schools: Shakespeare & Violence Prevention Tour

CSF in the Schools: Shakespeare & Violence Prevention Tour

CSF in the Schools: Shakespeare & Violence Prevention Tour

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2018-19 Tour: "Macbeth" and "Twelfth Night"

September 2018 - April 2019

Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s touring program uses live performance and the latest school violence research – students improve their Shakespeare literacy AND learn intervention strategies they can use effectively to prevent violence and when they see mistreatment happening around them.

How does it work? Professional actors from CSF perform an abridged Shakespeare play onsite at your school (no field trips required), followed by classroom workshops that help students connect situations in the play to situations they face every day. Students can step into the shoes of characters from the play and roleplay safe, creative solutions.

Over 92,000 Colorado students have experienced this innovative program – shouldn’t yours be next?

Questions? Ready to reserve a date for your school? Call us at 303-735-1181 or [email us]

*Sample study guides from previous tours of Julius Caesar and The Comedy of Errors below.

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Program Partners & Sponsors

Shakespeare & Violence Prevention was developed in partnership with:
The Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence 
Department of Theatre & Dance at CU Boulder
Safe2Tell
, an anonymous tipline for reporting dangerous behavior

Shakespeare & Violence Prevention receives generous funding from:
Shakespeare in American Communities: National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest
CU Boulder Office for Outreach and Engagement
DanoneWave 
Boulder Arts Commission, an agency of the Boulder City Council

 

Package Information

Package

Performances*

Workshops

 

Time at school

Cost**

 

 A

2 performances
(up to 540 students)

6 workshops
(up to 180 students)

5 hours

$1200

 B

1 performance
(up to 270 students)

9 workshops
(up to 270 students)

5 hours

$1200

 C

1 performance
(up to 270 students)

6 workshops
(up to 180 students)

3-4 hours

$950

 D

1 performance
(up to 270 students)

4 workshops
(up to 120 students)

2 hours

$750

 E

1 performance
(up to 270 students)

3 workshops
(up to 90 students)

2 hours

$650

* The number of students attending any given performance is dependent on the seating and acoustic capacity of the available performance space. 270 is an estimated cap.

**Subsidies available for qualified schools.

Package A

In about 5 hours at your school:
2 performances (up to 270 students each, depending on your performance space)
6 post-show classroom workshops (up to 30 students each)
*workshops can be conducted 3 at a time
Package price: $1200

Sample schedule:
9-9:50 a.m.              Performance #1        
10:10-11 a.m.          (3) Workshops
11-12 p.m.               Lunch Break
12-12:50 p.m.          Performance #2
1:10-2 p.m.              (3) Workshops 

This package is great for schools who want to reach the widest student population with the performance, while targeting the Upstander workshops to specific grades or groups. This package is also great for schools with a wide range of ages (K-12 or K-8 schools) – CSF could perform both Twelfth Night (for grades 3-5) AND Macbeth (for grades 6+) in the same day.

Package B

In about 5 hours at your school:
1 performance (up to 270 students, depending on your performance space)
9 post-show classroom workshops (up to 30 students each)
*workshops can be conducted 3 at a time
Package price: $1200 

Sample schedule:
9-9:50 a.m.         Performance              
10:10-11 a.m.     (3) Workshops
11:10-12 p.m.     (3) Workshops
12-1 p.m.            Lunch Break
1-1:50 p.m.         (3) Workshops 

This package is great for schools who want to make sure every student who sees the performance also experiences the classroom workshop – This is the deepest engagement for the widest number of students.

Package C

In about 3-4 hours at your school:
1 performance (up to 250 students, depending on your performance space)
6 post-show classroom workshops (up to 30 students each)
*workshops can be conducted 3 at a time
Package price: $950 

Sample schedule:
9-9:50 a.m.              Performance              
10:10-11 a.m.          (3) Workshops
11:10-12 p.m.          (3) Workshops 

Package D

with extra workshop(s)
In about 2 hours at your school:
1 performance (up to 270 students, depending on your performance space)
4 post-show classroom workshops (up to 30 students each)
Package price: $750 

Sample morning schedule:                              
9-9:50 a.m.        Performance
10:10-11 a.m.    (4) Workshops 

Sample afternoon schedule:
1-1:50 p.m.  Performance
2:10-3 p.m.  (4) Workshops 

This package is great for schools who want to target Upstander workshops on a particular grade or group that’s slightly larger than Package E allows for.

Package E

In about 2 hours at your school:
1 performance (up to 250 students, depending on your performance space)
3 post-show classroom workshops (up to 30 students each)
Package price: $650 

Sample morning schedule:                              
9-9:50 a.m.      Performance               
10:10-11 a.m.   (3) Workshops            

Sample afternoon schedule:
1-1:50 p.m.  Performance
2:10-3 p.m.  (3) Workshops 

This package is great for schools on a budget, or who want to target Upstander workshops on a particular grade or group (while inviting a larger population to the performance)

 

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Artistic Team

Director (Caesar/Comedy)

Wendy Franz

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Ensemble (Caesar/Comedy)

Jihad Milhem

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Ensemble (Caesar/Comedy)

Anastasia Davidson

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Ensemble (Caesar/Comedy)

Royce Roeswood

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Ensemble (Caesar/Comedy)

Kristofer Buxton

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Ensemble (Caesar/Comedy)

MacKenzie Beyer

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Stage Manager

Lea Bock

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Director of Outreach

Amanda Giguere

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CSF Education Staff

Heidi Schmidt

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Resources

Download Caesar Study Guide
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Caesar Study Guide

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Download Comedy Study Guide
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Comedy Study Guide

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