Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival Will Power Summer Camp

Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival Will Power Summer Camp Featuring teaching artists from Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company, our day camp will focus on developing creativity through the process of drama.

Hooked on Shakespeare by age 6: The drama club where kids nerd out on the Bard
04/03/2019
Hooked on Shakespeare by age 6: The drama club where kids nerd out on the Bard

Hooked on Shakespeare by age 6: The drama club where kids nerd out on the Bard

Twice a year since 2006, the Los Angeles Drama Club has organized the Shakespeare Youth Festival, where kids as young as 6 and as old as 17 learn and perform the English playwright's work. This year's performances included "As You Like It," "Cymbeline" and "Henry IV."

Hooked on Shakespeare by age 6: The drama club where kids nerd out on the Bard
03/30/2019
Hooked on Shakespeare by age 6: The drama club where kids nerd out on the Bard

Hooked on Shakespeare by age 6: The drama club where kids nerd out on the Bard

Twice a year since 2006, the Los Angeles Drama Club has organized the Shakespeare Youth Festival, where kids as young as 6 and as old as 17 learn and perform the English playwright's work. This year's performances included "As You Like It," "Cymbeline" and "Henry IV."

02/14/2018

Great News! Will Power 2018 dates have been set!!
We will be offering two weeks again, in our wonderful new space in the Haas Performing Arts Center.
We don't know at this point what each week's theme is, but one week is June 25-29 and the other July 9-13. Two sessions each week, 9am-12pm and 1-4 pm, depending on the camper's age. We should have complete information out by March 20.
PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD! We'd like to have all 4 sessions filled!

10/14/2017

Casting Call! A young, male actor, 8-12, for a three-day shoot in November. Schedule flexible, but Fridays and Saturdays a plus (as there will be some indoor night shooting.) Lots of lines, so serious, focused actors a must. Food, gas, and a small, negotiable stipend. GV Shakespeare Festival alum Scott Baisden is directing--616.516.0488.

07/24/2017

CASTING CHILD ACTORS
GVSU Summer Film Program is looking for CHILD ACTORS to be extras in a classroom scene for the 2017 short, For the Birds.
AGES: 7 to 10 Years. All ethnicities and genders are welcome!
All Roles are unpaid.
Food on set, credit and copy of the film will be given.
If interested/available, send contact information and pictures to Line Producer: Seth Trowbridge: [email protected]
Summer Film Program Information:
For over 20 years the GVSU Summer Film Project has produced award-winning films with its students. They bring in industry professionals that work with the facility and students on the production of a film that is sent to film festivals across the country. It gives the students a hands on approach of working on a set and the experience they need to work in their field.

02/21/2017

GREAT NEWS!! 2017 WILL POWER has been scheduled. Due to the construction, we will only have ONE week this year: June 26-30, 9 am-noon for kids entering grades 1-3 and 1-4pm for kids entering grades 4-6. More info to come! So mark your calendars, the fun in on!

12/21/2015
GVSU Will Power Summer Camp

Check out this promo for the Will Power Summer Camp! Spread the word and register for this summer!

Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival’s Will Power Summer Camp strives to create a fun, imaginative and exciting environment for children to discover the art of ...

Hope to see some of our camper alum there!  Call the box office, tell them you're a Will Power Alum and receive $1 off y...
09/21/2015
GVSU to host largest and oldest Shakespeare Festival - GVNow - Grand Valley State University

Hope to see some of our camper alum there! Call the box office, tell them you're a Will Power Alum and receive $1 off your ticket! Nothing to risque in this :).


http://gvsu.edu/gvnow/2015/gvsu-to-host-largest-and-oldest-shakespeare-festival-8852.00000.htm?hitReferer=email

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Good news!   Will Power Summer Camp is getting full, but we still have some slots left, particularly for YOUNGER campers...
06/30/2015
Camp Schedule and Information - Shakespeare - Grand Valley State University

Good news! Will Power Summer Camp is getting full, but we still have some slots left, particularly for YOUNGER campers entering grades 1-3. Session I begins on July 13, and there are spots available in both sections (mornings 9-12 and afternoons 1-4), although only a few slots left in the afternoon section for older campers. Session II, which begins July 20, same time frame, has slots available in the morning camp for younger campers, but the afternoon session is FULL! You can still enroll—until July 7!!
Please help fill these others sessions by spreading the word about how great Shakespeare Camp is for Kids! To sign up and for more info:
http://gvsu.edu/shakes/camp-schedule-and-information-65.htm
Or email me directly!

Each session is divided into half-day sections. Your camper’s grade level determines what group they will be put into.

Sessions 1 and 2 for kids entering 4-6th grade are almost full BUT we need more campers for the younger camp sessions!  ...
06/07/2015
Shakespeare - Grand Valley State University

Sessions 1 and 2 for kids entering 4-6th grade are almost full BUT we need more campers for the younger camp sessions! if you know of dramatic young people entering 1-3 grade this fall who would be interested in a fun and creative day camp in July, check out WILL POWER at www.gvsu.edu/shakes. Spread the Word!!

Registration OPEN!!The Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival is pleased to once again offer its summer education program for...
04/18/2015
Shakespeare - Grand Valley State University

Registration OPEN!!

The Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival is pleased to once again offer its summer education program for young people, Will Power, The Summer Camp for Kids. Featuring teaching artists from Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company, our day camp will focus on developing creativity through the process of drama! Sessions for campers entering grades 1-6 begin July 13 and July 20 at GVSU’s Performing Arts Center, Allendale campus. More info and registration: www.gvsu.edu/shakes and click on the Will Power link.

04/13/2015

Let your children expand their imaginations, discover Shakespeare,
and get some Will Power this summer!
Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival is pleased to offer its summer education program Will Power. Featuring teaching artists from Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company, our day camp will focus on developing creativity through the process of drama. Using Shakespeare’s works, your camper will learn about theatre concepts and storytelling, while having fun with other young people! Sessions held at GVSU’s Performing Arts Center, Allendale campus.

Session 1: All’s Well That Ends Well: July 13th-July 17th
Buckingham Group: (entering grades 1-3) 9 AM-12 PM
Westminster Group: (entering grades 4-6) 1 PM-4 PM
Session 2:The Winter’s Tale: July 20st- July 24th
Buckingham Group: (entering grades 1-3) 9 AM-12 PM
Westminster Group: (entering grades 4-6) 1 PM-4 PM
Prices:
$110 per camper; $95 second child discount; $200 two-week discount.
Price includes class fees and materials.
Scholarship opportunities available, please email [email protected]. Info? 616-331-3668

To register by mail, print and send to: Will Power, GV Shakespeare Festival, GVSU, 290 Lake Superior Hall, Allendale, MI 49401; or to register by email, copy, fill out, and email to [email protected] (you can pay on the first day of camp by cash or check).
To register online: http://www.gvsu.edu/shakes/willpower-registration.htm
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You will receive receipt confirmation by email and further information by email. See you onstage!

02/18/2015

The dates are set for the 2015 WILL POWER SHAKESPEARE CAMP FOR KIDS! Two sessions:
July 13 – 17 and July 20 -24, 2015
We haven't assigned the plays yet, so stay tuned. Sign up information will be available in mid-March.
But MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW for another fun filled summer of Shakespeare!

Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival is pleased to announce 2014 Shakespeare Pedagogy and Performance ConferenceREGISTER NO...
09/07/2014
Shakespeare Festival Conference - Grand Valley State University

Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival is pleased to announce
2014 Shakespeare Pedagogy and Performance Conference
REGISTER NOW!
Conference dates: September 26-27, 2014
(Allendale and Grand Rapids Campuses)
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
Register and find more information at:
gvsu.edu/shakesconference
Early Bird Conference Registration Fee ends 09/22: $ 85
The conference includes:
- A performance of GVSU Shakespeare Festival of A Comedy of Errors
- A performance of Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company of Macbeth
- Conference keynote speaker and Scholar-in-Residence: Shakespeare and Company’s Founding Member and Artistic Director, Tony Simotes
- Plenary speaker, Pat Quigley, Education Consultant at the Ontario Stratford Festival
More info: www.gvsu.edu/shakes
High School and Middle School teachers can earn State Board-Continuing Education Credits (SB-CEU’s)

Michigan teachers will be able to register for Continuing Education Credits (C.E.U.'s) by attending and / or presenting at this conference.

07/19/2014

WHAT A GREAT FIRST WEEK AT 2014 WILL POWER! Cannot wait to see how Week 2 goes! A few more spots left!

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Allendale, MI
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