Shakespeare Alive! A Workshop for Teens | Newberry

Shakespeare Alive! A Workshop for Teens

Saturday, October 22, 2016

11 am to 2 pm

Ruggles Hall

Open only to high school students; free, registration required
Open to the Public

Attention high school students! Come for an exciting, immersive three-hour workshop, and learn how to make Shakespeare come alive in your performances. Facilitated by actors from The Shakespeare Project of Chicago, you will learn tools and techniques for unlocking emotion and meaning in Shakespeare’s texts.

The workshop will culminate in participant readings from John Gielgud’s radio adaptation of Hamlet, drawn from a hand-annotated copy in the Newberry collection.

No experience required! Lunch will be provided—and it’s all FREE.

This workshop is part of programming related to the Newberry exhibition Creating Shakespeare, which runs from September 23 to December 31, 2016.

Download a PDF flyer for this event to post and distribute, and explore the Newberry’s Shakespeare-related collection.

High school students: win a free production of 50-Minute Hamlet, performed at your school!

Cost and Registration Information 

Free and open to all high school students, in any school system or home-schooled. Lunch will be provided free. Register online here by Thursday, October 20—we just need your name, email address, and year in school.