BARD & BREAKFAST WORKSHOP

Go behind the scenes with the Texas Shakespeare Festival and engage in a variety of hands on exercises, discussions, Q&A panels, and demonstrations to create a well-rounded approach to teaching the fine arts. This workshop is designed and taught by professional actors, directors, artisans, and technicians from all over the nation. The cost to enroll is $250.

• Earn 30 CPE hours in one weekend

• See four professional productions

• Work with professional actors, designers and directors

• Swap exercises and lesson plans with other educators

• Develop new strategies for teaching theater

CALENDAR

Mondays

4:30 pm

June

30

July

1

July

2

July

3

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

THURSDAY JUNE 30TH, 2022

3:00-5:00:  Check in at various hotels

5:00-6:30:  Welcome Dinner/Reception 

6:30-7:00: Pre-show Discussion SHREW

7:30-10:00:  Attend SHREW & Talk Back  

 

FRIDAY JULY 1ST, 2022

9:00-10:30:  Breakfast & Panel Discussion of

SHREW with Director & Company 

10:40-11:30: Actor Warm-Up and Exercises

11:30-12:00:  Breakout Session and Exercise Swap

12:00-1:30:  Lunch Break (on your own) 

1:30-3:00:   Text Analysis

3:00-4:30:  Stage Combat

4:30-5:00:  Breakout Session and Exercise Swap

5:00-6:30:   Dinner Break (on your own)

6:30-7:00: Pre-show Discussion NELL GWYNN

7:30-10:00:  Attend NELL GWYNN & Talk Back   

  

SATURDAY JULY 2ND, 2022

9:00-10:30: Breakfast & Panel Discussion of

NELL GWYNN with Director & Company 

10:40-11:30: Activating Shakespeare Exercises

11:30-12:00:  Breakout Session and Exercise Swap

12:00-1:30:  Lunch Break (on your own)

1:30-3:00: Staging the Scene

3:00-4:30: Basic Choreography

4:30-5:00:  Breakout Session and Exercise Swap

5:00-6:30:   Dinner Break (on your own)

6:30-7:00: Pre-show Discussion THE TEMPEST

7:30-10:30: Attend THE TEMPEST & Talk Back  

 

SUNDAY JULY 3RD, 2022

9:00-10:30:  Breakfast & Panel Discussion of

THE TEMPEST with Director & Company 

10:40-12:00: Backstage Tour (VCA)

12:00-1:30:  Lunch Break (on your own)

1:30-3:00: Greek Chorus Work

3:00-4:30: UIL Judge Tips

4:30-5:00:  Breakout Session and Exercise Swap

5:00-6:30:   Dinner Break (on your own)

6:30-7:00: Pre-show Discussion MUSIC MAN

7:30-10:30: Attend MUSIC MAN & Talk Back 

“Above and beyond my wildest expectations! I do not have a theatre degree, and I feel all of

the workshops have gone towards filling places where I have gaps in my knowledge.”

“I am going home with so many ideas, lessons, and resources for my classroom and personal library.”

“A toolkit of resources, professional advice and Broadway quality entertainment! We’ll definitely be back!”

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