BEGINS: 7am April 20, 2021, ENDS: 7pm April 21, 2021
Thank you. 109 people helped us raise nearly $30,000!
Yes, 36 hours of programming, completely free. NORMALLY, the doors are open and the coffee is on. But for this year, we're only available through the magic of Facebook and Zoom! Come, go, perform, read, talk, exercise, donate! It's all part of Give Local, 2021. Menu of events for 2022 coming soon!
Please donate to Shakesperience during Give Local!
Participate on Zoom! Or view on Facebook.
(subject to change)
7-9am: We’re All In This Together: Watch a montage of our Neighborhoods program; a collaboration with our community since 2013. Then post your story to Facebook about your Neighborhood.
9am-10am: Parts Making A Whole: Watch a montage of staff and actors, past and present, sharing stories and text.
10am-12pm: Past and Present Make A Future: Examples of some of our on-line learning!
12pm-3pm: Waterbury Arts Magnet School Productions: Compare and contrast two productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Talk with students, teachers and Emily about the hybrid process. Nothing stands in the way of this collaboration!
3pm-4pm: Folklore Workshop: Celebrate the Earth! Present RAs perform AND educate during this interactive workshop.
4pm-5pm: Wizard Wand Workshop: Cyril the Sorcerer will be Live on the Waterbury Recycling Facebook page to teach you how to dress, move, enchant and wave wands like a wizard. Costumes and wands welcome but not necessary.
5-7pm: Neighborhoods of NOW: During Shakesperience’s signature series of in-class Neighborhoods of NOW workshops, Resident Artists lead self-care conversations for the creation of art and expression. Write, draw, explore your feelings in this Neighborhood of NOW!
7-8 pm Mythology Workshop: Be a hero or god with us! Resident Artists perform AND educate during this interactive workshop.
8pm-10pm: The Play’s the Thing: Answer Shakespeare Trivia Questions on our Facebook page.
10pm-12am: Lear & Prospero: Dr. David Richman: Professor, Actor, Director, Author, joins us from his home. Were you in a production with David at Shakesperience? Please tell your story in a post!
12am-4am: Read Shakespeare’s sonnets with Emily: Every.Single.One.
4am-8am: How to write a sonnet: Learn from poet Peter Mulholland. Having trouble sleeping? Write a sonnet and share on Facebook!
8am-10 am: Susan O’Neill: Watch the first version of our hybrid piece on this dynamic lawyer from Waterbury. Learn the history, ask the questions.
10am-11am: Macbeth Workshop: Join us for the workshop that has taken CT by storm since 1996. Learn about Shakespeare and perform in scenes chosen from Shakespeare’s Macbeth.
11am-1pm: Painting Shakespeare: Laura Herscovici blends Shakes- peare’s language, and visual art in this unique experience. Bring your own pencils, paint, and paper/canvas, and create!
1pm-3pm: Twelfth Night: Scenery, costumes, and more! Discussion & design presentation for Shakespeare in the Litchfield Hills, 2021.
3pm-4pm: Shakespeare Interactive Workshops: Join us for the participatory workshop that has taken CT by storm since 1996.
4pm-5pm: Earth Day Magic: Cyril the Sorcerer will be live on the Waterbury Recycling Facebook page with an Earth Day enviromagic show!
5pm-6pm: Acting Class: Students of our online Saturday Acting Intensives present an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night!
6pm-7pm: Final countdown party: Everyone is welcome to join in the final countdown of Give Local 2021.