Participate in group and one-on-one coaching sessions with Jeffrey Chips, Artistic Director of Steel City Shakespeare.
4th-12th graders will have the opportunity to compete in the Pittsburgh Public Theater event.
K-3rd graders will learn a 10 line passage or sonnet. 4th-12th graders will learn a 20-50 line monologue or 3-4 minute scene. To take part in the showcase, students can only miss one session.
Grades K-3 group: Will learn a 10-line passage or sonnet. 3 sessions plus showcase.
Session one: Basic intro to theater and Shakespeare, theater games, assign pieces
Session two: Work on speeches. Basic paraphrasing and memorization techniques.
Session three: one-on-one
Grades 4-8 and 9-12 groups: Follow guidelines of monologue contest. Four sessions, 2 group sessions, 2 one-on-one sessions.
Tu 1/7, 5:30-6:30pm: K-3 Sess. 1
Wed 1/8, 6-8pm: 4-8 Session 1
Tu 1/14, 5:30-6:30pm: Sess. 2
Wed 1/22, 6-8pm: Individual coaching, 30 minutes
Th 1/23, 7-8pm: Individual coaching, 30 minutes
Mon 1/27, 7-8pm: Individual coaching, 30 minutes
Tu 1/28, 5-6pm: Individual coaching, 30 minutes
Th 1/30, 5:30-8pm: Dress rehearsal
Fri 1/31, 7:00pm: Showcase