December TBA – Live recording and radio performance of George Bernard Shaw’s THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS

March-April TBA – Presentation of films of Royal Shakespeare Company productions of LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST and LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON (MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING)

March-May, 2015 – Shakespeare in the Parks MACBETH tour

June 3-August 9, 2014 – The 55th Season of Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park. 

June 3-July 25: “The Tempest.” Directed by Matt Wallace.

June 18-July 25: “The Taming of the Shrew.” Directed by Amy Attaway.

July 2-July 26: “Macbeth.” Directed by Matt Wallace.

• All three plays will be performed in repertory July 14-July 26.

July 25: Bard-a-Thon. Kentucky Shakespeare performs all three plays in one day.

July 29-Aug. 2: “The Comedy of Errors” performed by the Globe Players, Kentucky Shakespeare’s student production.

Aug. 4-9: Community Partners Week (other theater companies’ performances).

• “Recent and Relevant Shakespeare” New commissioned work form Theatre[502]

• “Chasing Ophelia” by Doug Schutte of The Bard’s Town Theatre.

PLUS

• “Late Night Shakes” Improvised Shakespeare by the Louisville Improvisors at 10:30 p.m. June 27, July 11 and 18.

• All evenings include food trucks, an open bar called Will’s Tavern and pre-show entertainment provided by groups from throughout the community.

 

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Professional Development Programs for Teachers

2014/2015 Featured Session: 

From the Page to the Stage:  

Understanding and Implementing Shakespeare and the Common Core

Session Description:

Kentucky Shakespeare offers individually tailored professional development workshops designed to assist teachers in understanding the creative process of the performing arts and how Shakespeare’s work can introduce the arts to your students.  In addition, teachers learn how to integrate performing arts activities across the curriculum, how to use close reading, and how to approach, examine, and introduce Shakespeare’s language to students.

Kentucky Shakespeare will work directly with your school coordinator to create a professional development experience that addresses the specific needs and goals of your school.

3 and 6 hour sessions – limited to 25 teachers.

Contact:

Kyle Ware, Director of Education

502-574-9900

kyle@kyshakespeare.com

 

Hannah Pruitt, Education Programs Manager

502-574-9900

Hannah@kyshakespeare.com

Professional Development Programs for Teachers

2014/2015 Featured Session: 

From the Page to the Stage:  

Understanding and Implementing Shakespeare and the Common Core

Session Description:

Kentucky Shakespeare offers individually tailored professional development workshops designed to assist teachers in understanding the creative process of the performing arts and how Shakespeare’s work can introduce the arts to your students.  In addition, teachers learn how to integrate performing arts activities across the curriculum, how to use close reading, and how to approach, examine, and introduce Shakespeare’s language to students.

Kentucky Shakespeare will work directly with your school coordinator to create a professional development experience that addresses the specific needs and goals of your school.

3 and 6 hour sessions – limited to 25 teachers.

Contact:

Kyle Ware, Director of Education

502-574-9900

kyle@kyshakespeare.com

 

Hannah Pruitt, Education Programs Manager

502-574-9900

Hannah@kyshakespeare.com