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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Let’s Put On a Play!
In this residency, students will discover the joy of acting as they create and perform their own plays. Students will express their own creativity as they learn the basics of acting, dramatic structure, and writing as well as building their confidence in public speaking. The program culminates in a performance on the last day where students will show off their brand new play.
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$895 for one week: five one-hour sessions culminating in performance on final day
Writing strand W.x.3, ranging from K-8
- From “W.K.3 Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and with guidance and support, provide a reaction to what happened.”
- To “W.8.3 Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, relevant descriptive details, and well-structured event sequences.”
K-8.C.1 Use movement, voice, and writing to communicate ideas and feelings.
K-8.C.2 Use performance to communicate ideas and feelings.
K-8.A.1 Analyze literary texts and performances.
K-8.CU.2 Understand the traditions, roles, and conventions of theatre as an art form.
Cancellation with less than 48 hours notice will result in a $50 charge.