HIGH SCHOOL ACTING WORKSHOP

Immerse yourself in the life of a professional actor as you live and train amongst the Texas Shakespeare

Festival Company during this 6-day workshop intensive. This workshop is designed for students

who are serious about taking their work to the next level and seeing what life as a professional actor is

really like. The workshop culminates in a showcase performance, free to family and friends.

• Instruction from our professional company

• Tickets to five Texas Shakespeare Festival shows

• Housing and all meals provided

• Professional contacts from throughout the county

• Classes in Voice, Movement, Acting, Shakespeare, Auditioning, and more

CALENDAR

Mondays

4:30 pm

July

20

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

July

21

July

22

July

23

July

24

July

25

Tuesday, July 20

4:00–6:00            Check-In and Move into dorms

6:00-7:00             Group Dinner

7:00-10:00           Orientation and Monologue Work

 

Wednesday, July 21

8:00—9:00         Breakfast 

9:00 – 10:00       Daily Warm

10:00-11:30        Attend GNOMES

11:30—1:00         Lunch Break

1:00 – 2:30         Headshots/Resumes & Auditions

2:30-4:00           Stage Combat

4:00-5:30           Laban
5:30—7:00          Dinner Break      

7:00 – 10:00      Showcase Rehearsal

 

 

Thursday, July 22

8:00-9:00           Breakfast 

9:00 – 10:00       Daily Warm-up

10:00-12:30         Showcase Rehearsal

12:30—2:00         Lunch Break

2:00--5:00         Attend THE BOOK OF WILL

5:00—7:00          Dinner Break

7:00 – 9:00         Shakespeare's Text

Friday, July 23

8:00—9:00          Breakfast 

9:00 – 10:00       Daily Warm-up

10:00-12:00        Showcase Rehearsal 

12:00-1:30           Lunch Break

1:30-2:00            Walk to the VCA

2:00-5:00            Attend BRIDGES

5:00-7:00             Dinner Break

7:00-7:30             Walk to the VCA

7:30 – 10:30        Attend MERRY WIVES

 

Saturday, July 24

8:00—9:00          Breakfast 

9:00 – 10:00       Daily Warm-up

10:00 – 11:00      Showcase Rehearsal

11:00-12:00        Attend Merry Wives Talk Back Panel

12:00--1:30         Lunch Break 

1:30-3:00            Acting the Song

3:00—5:00          Scansion and Rhetoric

5:00—7:00          Dinner Break

7:00-7:30             Walk to the VCA

7:30 – 10:30         Attend ROMEO & JULIET

Sunday, July 25

8:00—9:00          Breakfast 

9:00—10:00        Final Warm-up

10:00 – 11:00      Final Showcase Performance 

11:00-12:00         Dorm check-out and depart

“I was submerged in the process of a professional acting company, and got to observe six of the

best productions that I had ever experienced.”

-Alyss Pelaia, Longview, TX

“The Texas Shakespeare Festival did so much more than just improve my acting, it broadened my horizons and taught me that there are many talents that make up a good actor or actress.”

-Irais Barrera Manzo, Easton, TX

“I learned so many new things that I can use in future Shakespeare productions. Plus, free stuff. Whoo!”

-Rachel Odell, Frisco, TX