» Schedule of Events

All times are approximate.

Friday, April 22, 2016

12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Welcome and Orientation - Waltmar Theatre

1:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Presentations

  • Scenes

  • Monologues

  • Design

5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

No Host Dinner Break

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Resume Presentations

8:00 p.m.

End of Day

Students perform a scene from a Shakespearean tragedy

Saturday, April 23, 2016

8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Assembly - Waltmar Theatre

9:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Session I: Festival Workshops

  1. Merchant of Venice Symposium - Led by director Tom Bradac, an insight into the show with key actors
  2. Intro to Impro - Exercises in improvisation
  3. Movement of Commedia and Shakespeare - How to create a character by movement and body language
  4. Intro to First Folio Technique - Understanding the language of Shakespeare
  5. How to Audition - Techniques for auditioning for plays and colleges
  6. Player Warmups - Vocal, breathing and movement warmups
  7. Foundation to Building a Character - Makeup techniques for creating a character

10:35 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Session II: Festival Workshops
(same as Session I)

11:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

No Host Lunch Break

1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Awards Ceremony - Musco Center for the Arts

2:00 p.m.

Performance of The Merchant of Venice – Musco Center for the Arts

4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Final Assembly in Musco Plaza for cookies and Shakespeare 400 cake cutting celebration

5:30 p.m.

End of Day

Refreshments and bottled water will be provided