Camp Shakespeare

CSF Education

All 2020 Colorado Shakespeare Festival events (including summer camps) have been postponed until summer 2021 as part of the CU Boulder campus response related to COVID-19. We will be in touch with families who are registered for camps soon regarding next steps. We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience as we navigate this unprecedented situation. For more information: CU Presents public health update

Our programs:

CSF School of Theatre

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival Education Department offers classes and workshops for kids, teens and adults year-round.

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).

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The Colorado Shakespeare Festival offers summer camps, after-school classes and weekend workshops for kids and teens. Sign up here to keep informed about upcoming opportunities to get more Shakespeare in your child’s life! Questions? 303-735-1181 | email us

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Support CSF’s ongoing education and outreach efforts, including school tours, camps and scholarships.

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Sign up for information and updates about CSF’s school touring programs and other opportunities to bring Shakespeare to your school.

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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.