HOMELEARNERS SHAKESPEARE IN SEPTEMBER!
DATES: September 19 - October 13, 2016
DAYS & TIMES: M/W/F; 9:30am - 12:30pm. During the last week we meet on Thursday(instead of Friday) from 12:30 - 4:30, take a break, then reconvene at 6:30pm for a 7:00pm Presentation for family & friends.
AGES: 8 - 18
FEE: $300/participant.(includes GST)
LOCATION: Ukrainian Hall, 805 East Pender, Vancouver
Don't hesitate to contact Mike for details: firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Stack is a local performer, director, and educator who has been
leading Shakespeare Workshops for young people for over 20 years.
Besides his extensive work throughout the Lower Mainland Homelearning
community, he is a Teaching Artist with Carousel
Theatre for Young People and Bard on the Beach, as well as Guest
Director at Templeton Secondary in East Van and Smithers Secondary in
Shakespeare/Theatre Workshops with Mike Stack
Mike Stack is a professional actor, director and teacher of theatre who makes his home in East Vancouver. He has performed across Canada and has toured internationally throughout the U.S., Europe, Hong Kong, Japan, and Israel. Mike works extensively with young people as resident director of Theatre Temp at Templeton Secondary and throughout the Homelearning community, among other projects. He also spent 15 years as coordinator of the Young Shakespeareans program at Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival. Mike is a graduate of the Studio 58 Professional Theatre Training Program at Langara College.
Shakespeare Workshops in Vancouver & South Delta
During the past 10+ years, Mike has led over 20 Shakespeare workshops in Vancouver and South Delta. Using an abridged version of one of Shakespeare’s plays we create our own 60-minute presentation for family and friends. The focus of these workshops is to “play the play” in an environment of fun, inclusiveness, safety and respect. The workshops take place over the course of a month on Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, with a final Friday evening presentation. These workshops are open to ages 8 – 18 and have included anywhere from 14 – 20 participants. The fee is usually in the $250 - $300 range.
Other Workshop Possibilities…
If there is a group of Homelearners from another area who wish to discuss the possibility of a Shakespeare workshop in your community, please don’t hesitate to contact Mike. He has also led various other theatre workshops, including mask, mime, physical theatre and theatre games, and is open to discussing any and all possibilities.
If you wish to be put on list for the Vancouver or South Delta Troupes or if you would like to discuss the possibility of a workshop in your community, please don’t hesitate to contact Mike.