Classes Year-round Instruction for Youth and Adults

Marin Shakespeare’s Classes provide performing arts instruction throughout the year. We also provide Creative Dramatics and Shakespeare classes at many local schools, with virtual programming during covid. Once the new Center for Performing Arts, Education, and Social Justice is completed, we will be offering a full array of classes for all ages.

Phone Education Director Leon Jones at 415-499-4487 with questions or to enroll, or email education@marinshakespeare.org.

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For Youth & Teenagers

FALL CLASSES – BY ZOOM 2021

ACTING STUDIO: Young Company
Acting studio for our young company members (8-12-year-olds) is an intro to acting tools! With our instructor Josie Goodman, students will learn the importance of self-expression and how it plays a huge part in acting!

Dates/Times: Wednesdays from 4 – 6 pm
October 6 through November 3 (5 weeks)
Tuition: $145
Ages: 8 – 12
Instructor: Josie Goodman

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Contemporary Scene Study
There are many elements to scene work, including human relationships, interpersonal challenges, goals, obstacles, and so much more. Come explore all the elements of scene work in Drake Pough’s Contemporary Scene Study class for students 16 years old and older.

Dates/Times: Fridays from 6 – 8 pm
October 8 through November 19 (7 weeks)
Tuition: $185
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Drake Pough

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CREATORS: A Teen Devising Experience
To all of our 12 -18 year old creators, we have the class just for you! Join Rachel Clausen in a 7-week virtual session in the exploration of devising. Learn acting, writing, and playwrighting techniques to curate a virtual showcase completely designed by you!

Dates/Times: Mondays from 4 – 6 pm
October 4 through November 15 (7 weeks)
Tuition: $185
Ages: 8 – 12
Instructor: Rachel Clausen

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CREATORS: A Youth Devising Experiencey
To all of our young creators ages 8 to 12 years old, we have the class just for you! Join Rachel Clausen in a 7-week virtual session class in the exploration of devising. Learn acting, writing, and playwrighting techniques and curate a virtual showcase completely designed by you!

Dates/Times: Fridays from 4:30 – 6:30 pm
October 8 through November 19 (7 weeks)
Tuition: $185
Ages: 8 – 12
Instructor: Rachel Clausen

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Shakespeare Monologue Study
Join Artistic Director Robert Currier for a 5-week session working on Shakespearean monologues. Whether you want to prepare for auditions, or just learn something new, this class will inspire your Shakespeare creativity, giving you tools for approaching the text and characters. Ages 16 and up.

Dates/Times: Mondays from 7 – 8:30 pm
October 11 through November 8 (5 weeks)
Tuition: $120
Ages: 16 and up
Instructor: Robert Currier

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TEEN TOURING COMPANY
The 2022 Teen Touring Company will give teenagers a chance to create an online Shakespeare performance to share with schools, senior centers, and community organizations.
To schedule a free performances of the Teen Touring Company for your school, please email or call us at 499-4487.

For more information, Visit the Teen Touring Company page.

Scholarships are available for all Marin Shakespeare Company classes; our goal is to include all students regardless of the ability to pay. Please contact us if you have any questions.

For Adults

SHAKESPEARE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE TEACHER TRAINING
Are you an actor, director or theatre teacher who wants to use the power of theatre to help others? Join our Shakespeare for Social Justice Instructor Training Workshop to learn about using Drama Therapy and Shakespeare to open minds and hearts.  You will learn how Marin Shakespeare uses Shakespeare and Drama Therapy in California State Prisons and about opportunities to volunteer in prisons.

For more information or to enquire about scholarships, please call 415/499-4485 or email management@marinshakespeare.org or visit Social Justice Teacher Training

AUDITION WORKSHOP
Marin Shakespeare Company directors will offer insight on auditioning for outdoor Shakespeare festivals plus one-on-one feedback on your audition piece. A great way to prepare for Marin Shakespeare Company General Auditions.

For audition information and to schedule an appointment click here: Audition Information.

For Homeschoolers

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Stay tuned for more information.

Phone Education Director Beth Kellermann Fouts at 415-499-4487 with questions or to enroll, or email education@marinshakespeare.org.

Private study is available upon request.

While sheltering in place, check out these on-line learning resources.

Marin Shakespeare Company offers free and low cost tickets, workshops and programs to a variety of social service organizations, schools, and low-income populations.

Free Shakespeare Drama Classes and Camps

We offer free Shakespeare summer camps for underserved youth from Marin City in conjunction with Performing Stars of Marin and for youth from the Canal neighborhood in conjunction with Canal Alliance, Pickleweed Community Center, San Pedro School and Bahia Vista School. We also offer free or low-cost in-schools drama and Shakespeare programs which have served Bahia Vista Elementary School, Laurel Dell Elementary, Lynwood Elementary School, San Pedro Elementary School, Short School, Venetia Valley Elementary School and others. We are happy to discuss further opportunities to bring Shakespeare to those who would not otherwise have the opportunity. Scholarships are available for all Marin Shakespeare Company classes; our goal is to include all students regardless of the ability to pay. Please contact us if you have any questions.