CSF in the Schools: Shakespeare & Violence Prevention Tour

CSF in the Schools: Shakespeare & Violence Prevention Tour

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Sep 25, 2018-Apr 14, 2023

CSF in the Schools: Shakespeare & Violence Prevention Tour

Packages start at $600. Subsidy available.

Packages start at $600. Subsidy available.

  • Presented by: Colorado Shakespeare Festival
  • Intermission: None

Shakespeare & Violence Prevention is back in person for the 2022-2023 school year! 

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s touring program uses live performance and the latest school violence research. Students improve their Shakespeare literacy AND learn safe and effective intervention strategies they can use 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 50-minute 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 creative solutions. Bring some fun, interactive engagement to your classroom!

Over 112,000 Colorado students have experienced this innovative program – shouldn’t yours be next?

Two performance options available:

  • "The Tempest" (30 minute performance—recommended for grades 3 to 5)
  • "The Merchant of Venice" (45 minute performance—recommended for grades 6 to 12)

Workshop Guidelines

  • Limit of 30 students per classroom
  • Workshops typically scheduled Tuesdays or Wednesdays during the school day.
  • CSF actors will adhere to all state, county, campus, and your school's COVID safety protocols. 

Study Guides | Guías de Estudio

"The Tempest" (English | Español)

"The Merchant of Venice" (English | Español)

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Packages start at $600. Please contact us (or use the "Reservation" button on the left) for pricing and to tailor a program for your school!

**Subsidies available for qualified schools upon request.

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

Partners

Shakespeare in American Communities

Program Sponsor

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Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence

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Safe2Tell Colorado

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CU Boulder Theatre & Dance

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CU Boulder Office for Outreach and Engagement

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Artistic Team

Director, The Merchant of Venice

Anne Penner

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Director, The Tempest

Laurie Keith

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Ensemble

Amalia Adiv

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Ensemble

Sarah Duttlinger

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Ensemble

Tonya Ingerson

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CSF Director of Outreach

Amanda Giguere

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CSF Outreach Staff

Heidi Schmidt

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Translator

Josue Miranda

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