Shakespeare Mini-Mainstage!–Weeklong Camp for Kids Ages 7-9

August 19
through August 23

$450 + processing fees

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In this performance class, participants will rehearse and perform an abbreviated version of a Shakespeare play! In addition to learning about Shakespeare's text and the Elizabethan era in which he wrote, students will be exposed to a variety of fun activities to further their understanding of the Bard and his world, including stage combat, singing and dance and the ever-popular Shakespearean insult game!

Teresa DeBerry

Teresa DeBerry has been a theater educator and professional actor, director, and choreographer throughout the Eastern United States for 40 years. She taught for the Alliance Theater in Atlanta for 20 years; where she was part of the team that created and implementing their most successful summer theater performance program for young actors. Teresa also created and taught the first professional teen ensemble in Atlanta for Horizon Theater Company. She taught Theater and Dance full time for The Westminster Schools, where she also was part of the team that created Odyssey, a performing arts inspired summer enrichment program for inner city students ages 8–18. As a professional actor Teresa has performed with The Alliance Theater, Bay Street Theater, Cleveland Play House, Georgia Shakespeare, Cleveland Public Theater, Karamu Theater, Theater Emory, Oberlin Summer Theater Festival, Theater in the Square, and Horizon Theater, among many others.

Gabriel Portuondo

Gabriel Portuondo is a Long Island-based actor and theater instructor, and member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA, whose work includes a number of productions with Shakespeare & Co. and the Inwood Shakespeare Festival, including performances of Hamlet, Othello, The Tempest, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Richard III. He has starred in the one-man shows Urban Aura at Ma'at Production Association of Afrikan Centered Theatre in Chicago; and The Rime, an adaptation of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, most recently staged outdoors adjacent to the Montauk Lighthouse. At Bay Street has appeared in The Crucible, Macbeth, and The Grift. He has appeared in the films Tenebrae Lux, American Bomber, and Autumn in New York. He is a member of the National Academy of Sports Medicine, a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor, a member of The Shakespeare Society, and founding member of Magis Theatre Company.

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