Children's Theatre Year Session

"I Will Shakespeare"
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"I Will Shakespeare" is a Tuesday masterclass series designed especially for homeschoolers meeting once-a-week culminating in a 60-90 minute Shakespearian production at the end of each semester. These courses are designed to give youth in the Palm Beach/ Martin County area's access and availability to explore the rich and empowering techniques in both comprehending and playing Shakespeare's theatrical works and poetry. This program is offered through PBA Children's Theatre in Partnership with the Center for Creative Education.

The Sonnets and The Tempest

THE SONNETS | 1st semester

In “The Sonnets,” students will be provided a 12-week intensive on how to transpose Shakespeare’s words from the page to the stage. Building knowledge, comprehension and application of the dramatic literature form of time’s most respected playwrights.

Seeing Shakespeare: Students will be introduced to Shakespeare's style of writing and acquire the necessary skills in comprehending, analyzing and applying both poetry and prose to the practice of stage performance.

Speaking Shakespeare:  Students will build upon their natural speaking voice, and learn the full range of the vocal instrument, discovering Shakespeare's characters through speech empowerment, while working on one of his theatrical works.

Playing Shakespeare : Students will be cast in a Shakespearian production and will present a 60 to 90 minute staged performance at the culmination of the semester. All classes and performances will be produced by PBA Children’s Theatre in partnership with the Creative Center for Education. Classes and performances at the Center for Creative Education.

THE TEMPEST | 2nd semester

Students will participate in an additional 12 week Shakespearian intensive with the objective of producing a fully realized 60 to 90-minute adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s plays.  Students will build upon their foundational understanding from the first semester of playing Shakespeare’s language, and gain a supplemental knowledge of how to balance classical and modern styles of acting.

Seeing Shakespeare : Students will be introduced to Shakespeare's style of writing and acquire the necessary skills in comprehending, analyzing and applying both poetry and prose to the practice of stage performance.

Speaking Shakespeare: Students will build upon their natural speaking voice, and learn the full range of the vocal instrument, discovering Shakespeare's characters through speech empowerment, while working on one of his theatrical works.

Playing Shakespeare: Students will be cast in a Shakespearian production and will present a 60 to 90 minute staged performance at the culmination of the semester. All classes and performances will be produced by PBA Children’s Theatre in partnership with the Creative Center for Education. Classes and performances will be at the Center for Creative Education.

Class Deails 

  • 2019-20 Academic Year | Grades 7-12
  • Cost: $600
  • Session Dates:  Tuesdays* | Sep 3 – Apr 7| 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

       *Winter Break Nov 20 – Jan 6. No classes on Mar 3 and Mar 24.

  • Performances:
    • Tues, Nov 19 at 11:30 a.m.
    • Tues, Apr 7 at 11:30 a.m.
  • Registration Closes: August 12, 2019

NOTE: “I Will Shakespeare” classes and performances to be held at the Creative Center for Education, 425 24th St, West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Teaching Artist/Instructor

kyleKyle Schnack is an award winning actor, director and theatre educator. Holding residence as an Assistant Professor of Theatre at Palm Beach Atlantic University, he is passionate about seeking opportunities to develop and advance theatre arts in Palm Beach County. Kyle is the artistic director of “I Will Shakespeare,” ACA Theatre and PBA Summer Reparatory Theatre, is a professional actor and member of the Actor’s Equity Association, and serves as an adjudicator for the Kravis Center Dream Awards and the Palm Beach Post Pathfinder Awards, in addition to contributing to the Secondary Scholarship Committee at the Southeastern Theatre Conference. Kyle seeks to better his community by provision of empowerment, enrichment and enjoyment through the theatre arts.

 

 

 


 Registration

PLEASE USE A SEPARATE REGISTRATION FOR EACH CHILD. 

 

Print Registration 

 Please print out our Fall Session registration with a check and mail to:

Palm Beach Atlantic University Children’s Theatre

Becky Saunders

PO Box 24708

West Palm Beach, FL 33416

 

Online Registration

Online registration  Production is a two step process. Part I: Student Information and Part II: Payment.

Part I: Student Information

Please complete Part I before completing Part II

 
RELEASE OF LIABILITY AND HOLD HARMLESS
In the event of an accident or illness, I understand that every reasonable effort will be made to contact a parent/guardian immediately. However, if I am unavailable, I authorize the PALM BEACH ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY CHILDREN’S THEATRE staff to secure emergency medical care for my child as needed. Although I understand that PALM BEACH ATLANTIC UNIVERISTY CHILDREN’S THEATRE will make every reasonable effort to provide a safe environment, I am fully aware of the special dangers and risks inherent in participating in theatre arts, which may include physical injury or other consequences arising or resulting from the program. Being fully aware of these risks, I hereby consent to my child’s participation in this program and agree to hold the PALM BEACH ATLANTICU UNIVERSITY and PALM BEACH ATLANTIC UNVIERSITY CHILDREN’S THEATRE staff harmless in any event.
PHOTO/VIDEO/RECORDING CONSENT AND RELEASE 

I, the undersigned, am the parent or guardian of my minor child named below, with full authority, herein to give this legally-binding Release to Palm Beach Atlantic University, Inc. (“PBA”), individually and on behalf of my minor child. For valuable consideration received, I, individually and on behalf of my minor child, hereby consent to and authorize PBA, and those acting pursuant to its authority, to:

(a) Record my likeness and voice on a video, audio, photographic, digital, electronic or any other medium. (b) Use my name in connection with these recordings. (c) Publish, re-publish, adapt, exploit, exhibit, perform, reproduce, edit, modify, make derivative works, distribute, display or otherwise use or re-use in any medium including, but not limited to, print publications, video tapes, DVD, CD-ROM, Internet/WWW, these recordings for any purpose that PBA, and those acting pursuant to its authority, deem appropriate, including, but not limited to, promotional or advertising efforts.

I release PBA and those acting pursuant to its authority from liability for any violation of any personal or proprietary right I may have in connection with such use. I understand that all such recordings, in whatever medium, shall remain the property of PBA. I represent and warrant that I am the parent or legal guardian of my minor child and am fully competent and authorized to execute this Release. I have read and fully understand the terms of this Release.

 

 Part II: Payment