Camp Shakespeare

CSF Education

Our programs:

CSF School of Theatre

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival Education Department offers classes and workshops for kids, teens and adults year-round. (Check back for fall classes!)

CSF in the Schools: Shakespeare & Violence Prevention

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

Summer camps

CSF Education offers summer camps for kids and teens on the CU Boulder campus to expand their understanding of Shakespeare through engagement and practice. Camps include Camp Shakespeare (ages 9-18) and Shakespeare’s Sprites (ages 6-9).

Applied Shakespeare Comprehensive on Education

Immersive weekend comprehensive designed to provide a deep dive into the Colorado Shakespeare Festival’s summer season. Running Thursday evening through Sunday evening, August 3 through 6, 2023, participants can see five (5) CSF productions, attend dramaturgical classes and discussions about the season’s plays, and tour Norlin Library’s Special Collections with a focus on classical and Elizabethan texts. Sections include one with tickets included (NCTH 7004-750) and one without tickets included (NCTH 7004-751). Register here!

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Our mission is to illuminate meaning, expand understanding and deepen appreciation of Shakespeare's texts through performances, workshops and lectures. CSF Education provides invigorating, hands-on experience for students, teachers and communities throughout Colorado. We offer a variety of programs and services for year-round Shakespeare education, as well as summer opportunities to enrich your experience of the festival.

Be Shakespearean. Immerse yourself in Shakespeare with CU Boulder's Applied Shakespeare graduate certificate.

CU Boulder allows Shakespeare enthusiasts to gain a professional education through the Applied Shakespeare certificate program. This one-of-a-kind program is a partnership with the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, which allows students to gain hands-on experience as they work alongside nationally recognized experts.

Learn more about Be Shakespearean. Immerse yourself in Shakespeare with CU Boulder's Applied Shakespeare graduate certificate.

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