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.

 

Now Playing
For Teachers
William Shakespeare’s family members were all illiterate.

Bard Buddies - K-3rd  - $295

Shakespeare and primary students become the best of buddies in this one-hour interactive workshop. Our Artist Educator spins the story of Shakespeare’s The Tempest while guiding the students through acting out the play. By the time they reach “The End,” students will want to start all over again!

Maximum number of students: 30

 

*NEW* Faerie Tales from Across the World - K-3rd - $295

This program allows for our Artist Educators to introduce drama through familiar faerie tales from all across the globe – Denmark, Italy, Russia, France, and Greece just to name a few! Students will have the opportunity to learn the history behind these famous tales prior to each performance, and the class will conclude with an interactive discussion of the morals being portrayed. Perfect for younger students, this program teaches the importance of hard work, honesty, self-confidence and much more!

Maximum number of students: 30

 

Staging Shakespeare - 4th-12th - $295

Students breathe life into Shakespeare’s text in this one-hour interactive workshop. Our Artist Educator leads students in building a foundation of acting skills, teamwork and comprehending Shakespeare. Students are guided through the rehearsal process and build a performance piece with Shakespearean text. While this year’s focus will be Macbeth, other plays are available upon request.

This program can be easily adapted to a week long residency or as long as needed for the class and purpose.

Maximum number of students: 30

 

UPDATED Common Core Standards for our education programs:

Common Core Standards: Literacy K-5

Common Core Standards: Literacy, Grades 6-12

Common Core Standards: Social Studies, Grades 6-12

Download Our 2014-15 Education Brochure

 

For Details Contact:

Hannah Pruitt, Education Programs Manager
(502) 574-9900
hannah@kyshakespeare.com

 


Bard Buddies - K-3rd  - $295

Shakespeare and primary students become the best of buddies in this one-hour interactive workshop. Our Artist Educator spins the story of Shakespeare’s The Tempest while guiding the students through acting out the play. By the time they reach “The End,” students will want to start all over again!

Maximum number of students: 30

 

*NEW* Faerie Tales from Across the World - K-3rd - $295

This program allows for our Artist Educators to introduce drama through familiar faerie tales from all across the globe – Denmark, Italy, Russia, France, and Greece just to name a few! Students will have the opportunity to learn the history behind these famous tales prior to each performance, and the class will conclude with an interactive discussion of the morals being portrayed. Perfect for younger students, this program teaches the importance of hard work, honesty, self-confidence and much more!

Maximum number of students: 30

 

Staging Shakespeare - 4th-12th - $295

Students breathe life into Shakespeare’s text in this one-hour interactive workshop. Our Artist Educator leads students in building a foundation of acting skills, teamwork and comprehending Shakespeare. Students are guided through the rehearsal process and build a performance piece with Shakespearean text. While this year’s focus will be Macbeth, other plays are available upon request.

This program can be easily adapted to a week long residency or as long as needed for the class and purpose.

Maximum number of students: 30

 

UPDATED Common Core Standards for our education programs:

Common Core Standards: Literacy K-5

Common Core Standards: Literacy, Grades 6-12

Common Core Standards: Social Studies, Grades 6-12

Download Our 2014-15 Education Brochure

 

For Details Contact:

Hannah Pruitt, Education Programs Manager
(502) 574-9900
hannah@kyshakespeare.com