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CLASSROOM ENRICHMENT
Academy Of The Classics
Please contact us for more info.

In-Class Enrichment Residencies, Workshops and Assemblies are designed to augment and strengthen your school’s curriculum in Literature, Social Sciences and the Performing Arts. Let us tailor our programs to fit your school’s schedule, curriculum and budgetary needs.

STUDENTS ACT THE CLASSICS- RESIDENCY

We direct your students in a performance using our edited scripts adjusted for your class size. Available titles include:

-All Shakespeare Plays

-Greek Mythology

-Egyptian Mythology

-Tales of Chivalry


AMERICANA OFF THE PAGE- RESIDENCY

First, students see Theatricum’s professional actors perform one of our Americana! assembly shows. Then, working with our artist-educators, students research, write and create their own performance piece, fully exploring and bringing to life the characters, culture and events that shaped that period in American History.

Available titiles include:

The Strength of Women (the Suffrage Movement)
American Portraits
(the birth of our Nation)
Black History in North America
(the Civil Rights Movement)
Searching for the American Dream
(the Labor Movement)
Viva LaRaza!
(the Latino Rights Movement)
A Poets’ Gathering
(American poets share their work)
The Woody Guthrie Story
(the rise of folk music in America)  


PLAYWRITING/PERFORMING- RESIDENCY

Students work as an ensemble to create their own one-act play on whatever theme or subject they chose. The play is written by the students, staged by our artist-educators, rehearsed and then performed! Perfect for after-school programs.


CLASSICS OFF THE PAGE- WORKSHOP

Theatricum artist-educators perform excerpts from the material of your choice and conduct interactive exercises with the students to further illuminate the text. In addition to our available titles below, we can create a presentation for the text of your choice with advance notice. Available texts include:

All Shakespeare Plays

Our Town by Thorton Wilder

The Miracle Worker by William Gibson

Medea by Euripides


TECHNIQUE WORKSHOPS

The following theatre workshops are available to augment your study of Shakespeare’s Elizabethan World. They are also a great tool to help build or reinforce the class’s dynamic of ensemble, trust and enthusiasm towards learning! Choose from :

Improvisation, Ensemble, Fencing, Stage Combat, Elizabethan Music & Songs, Elizabethan Movement & Dance, Elizabethan Life, Iambic Pentameter & Rhetoric, Commedia del’Arte, Shakespeare’s Plants.

 
 
 
 
 
Contact & Booking Information:
Phone: (310) 455-2322 ext. 300
Elizabeth Tobias, School Programs Director Email: classroomenrichment@theatricum.com

 Vapa Standards   School Partnerships
Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum's Classroom Enrichment Residency with Pacoima MS is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.
The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum's
2012/2013 productions of
A Midsummer Night's Dream and The Taming of the Shrew
are part of Shakespeare for a New Generation,
a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest



 




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