Auditions for the Old Globe’s 2015 Intensive for High School Students

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

As The Old Globe celebrates its 80th Anniversary and its rich relationship with William Shakespeare, the theatre today announces that auditions for the Globe’s 2015 Summer Shakespeare Intensive for San Diego County high school students will be held on Saturday, March 21 and Sunday, March 22 on the Globe campus.

The four-week program is a unique opportunity for high school actors and actresses to refine their skills as performers in a professional setting. The Intensive will take place on Saturday, July 11 and on weekdays from July 13 through August 10. The program will culminate with a public performance of two Shakespeare plays on Monday, August 10 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe’s Conrad Prebys Theatre Center.

The program cost is $725 with a limited number of need-based scholarships available. Auditions are by appointment only and can be scheduled beginning in February. For more information on how to audition, visit www.TheOldGlobe.org/SummerIntensive or email GlobeLearning@TheOldGlobe.org.

Students in the Summer Shakespeare Intensive study classical theatre technique, voice, movement, and stage combat led by theatre professionals while rehearsing for two productions of Shakespeare’s plays. Throughout the Intensive, the students have the unique opportunity to study Shakespeare and see the productions of the Globe’s Shakespeare Festival, which runs concurrently with the program. Festival company members lend the students insights into the art of performing Shakespeare that the students then apply to their own performances of the Bard’s work.

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