Ashland Oregon Shakespeare Festival

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Play in Ashland
Grades
9
10
11
12
Dates
Cost
$700
Instructors
Erin Gabriel
Shea Fleming

Calling all who love theater, inside and out! The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is NOT just Shakespeare! This spring, students will see three plays at the renowned Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and one musical at the Oregon Cabaret Theater – all in the lovely town of Ashland, Oregon. We will attend workshops with actors of the company, a series of prologues for each play designed to inform and enhance the experience, a design workshop around sets, costuming, lighting, and sound, and a multi-media backstage tour. After each play, students will engage in vigorous discussions about the production’s themes, staging, acting, etc. This project will enhance your understanding of all aspects of theatre, including themes, characters, language of the plays, stagecraft and design, costuming, makeup, and the art and craft of acting.

Special Considerations

This project may arrive back to campus late Friday evening.  If you are considering traveling after project week please make plans to leave late Saturday or sometime after. 

Project Week Timeline (2019-20)

  • November 9 - Catalog Published
  • November 20 - Independent Proposals Due
  • November 10-20 - Student Selection Period
  • December 20 - Student Placement Published
  • January 24 (9:05 – 9:45 am) and March 13 (9-9:30 am) - Project Week Group Meetings
  • March 30 - April 3 - Project Week

Contact

Joey Pauley
Project Week Director

jpauley@overlake.org
425-868-6191 x816