Shepherd Shakespeare Company
SSCo was founded by a husband and wife team—Chester and Katy Shepherd—who share a love of theatre and performing for audiences of all ages. Both experienced theatre artists and educators, they have acted, directed, and taught all across the country and have been fortunate to work extensively
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All the World’s a Stage: Having Fun with Shakespeare
In this high-energy residency, students will connect with Shakespeare’s language, characters, and themes through performance. This program can fit perfectly with your class’s reading of Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Julius Caesar, etc. or can serve as an introduction to Shakespeare and one of his plays. Students will analyze characters and act out scenes as they find the humor...
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$895 for five day, 60-90 min/day residency
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RL.9-10.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone.
RL.9-10.5 Analyze how an author’s choices concerning how to structure a text, order events within it, and manipulate time create effects such as mystery, tension, or surprise.
RL.9-10.7 Analyze the representation of a subject or a key scene in two different artistic mediums, including what is emphasized or absent in each treatment.
RI.11-12.9 Analyze foundational U.S. and/or British documents of historical and literary significance for their themes, purposes, and rhetorical features.
SL.11-12.3 Evaluate a speaker’s point of view, reasoning, and use of evidence and rhetoric, assessing the stance, premises, links among ideas, word choice, points of emphasis, and tone used.
I.C.1.1 Use non-verbal expression to illustrate how human motivations are prompted by physical and emotional needs.
I.C.1.2 Apply vocal elements of volume, pitch, rate, tone, articulation, and vocal expression appropriately to theatrical texts, such as monologues and scenes.
I.C.2.2 Interpret scenes through formal and informal presentations.
I.A.1.1 Analyze the plot structure and the thematic, technical, and dramaturgical elements within plays.
I.CU.2.2 Use production conventions, such as blocking or style, as given by directors or as indicated by playwrights.
Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice will result in a $50 charge.