CSF in the Schools: Shakespeare & Violence Prevention Tour

CSF in the Schools: Shakespeare & Violence Prevention Tour

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Sep 25, 2018-Apr 18, 2024

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

Reservations now open for the 2023-24 school year! Two performance options available:

  • "The Comedy of Errors" (30-minute performance, recommended for grades 3 to 5)
  • "Romeo and Juliet" (45-minute performance, recommended for grades 6 to 12)

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 126,000 Colorado students have experienced this innovative program – shouldn’t yours be next?

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 for 2023-24

"The Comedy of Errors" (English | Español)

"Romeo and Juliet" (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

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Boulder Arts Commission

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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 Comedy of Errors

Kevin Rich

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Director, Romeo and Juliet

Heidi Schmidt

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Ensemble

Lucinda Lazo

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Ensemble

Samantha Piel

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Ensemble

Justin "JPapp" Pappas

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Actor Manager / Swing

Nellie Speers

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CSF Director of Outreach

Amanda Giguere

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Outreach Staff

Sarah Duttlinger

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Translator

Josue Miranda

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