Explore Shakespeare with the ASC Education Department at the No Kidding Shakespeare Camp. The ASC’s seventh annual adult camp will take place in England in the summer of 2016. More details forthcoming!
“I enjoyed talking to other campers and finding out about everyone's diverse backgrounds.
I appreciated that we all came to Shakespeare in different ways.” -- 2014 Camper
When: Dates TBA
What: The American Shakespeare Center's No Kidding Shakespeare Camp for Adults is an illuminating experience for teachers, enthusiastic audience members, and anyone interested in Shakespeare or plays. Campers will learn about the world of Shakespeare by studying scansion, meter, rhetoric, architecture, company models, cue scripts, and more.
Who: Campers will work with Education staff and artists, master teachers, scholars, expert lecturers, Dr. Ralph Alan Cohen, and others.
Where: The 2016 Camp will take place in England, with overnights in York, Salisbury, Stratford, and London.
Successful participation in the camp will yield approximately 30 hours of Professional Development towards re-certification.
“It was a splendid feast--- Shakespearean, cultural, and historical,
for the mind, body, and spirit” -- 2013 Camper
"I'm looking forward to a long and fruitful relationship with the ASC
and to spreading the gospel. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!" -- 2011 Camper
Ralph Alan Cohen is the Founding Executive Director and Director of Mission at the American Shakespeare Center and Gonder professor of Shakespeare and Performance in the Master of Letters and Fine Arts program at Mary Baldwin College. He was the project director for the building of the Blackfriars Playhouse, built in 2001. He has directed twenty professional productions of plays by Shakespeare and his contemporaries. He is the author of ShakesFear and How to Cure It: A Handbook for Teaching Shakespeare, which won the AEP’s Distinguished Achievement Award, has twice guest edited special teaching issues of Shakespeare Quarterly, and has published articles on teaching Shakespeare as well as on Shakespeare, Jonson, and Elizabethan staging. Ralph is a former professor of English at James Madison University, where he founded the Studies Abroad program and where he won Virginia’s award for outstanding faculty. He has been the project director for four NEH-sponsored summer institutes for college professors on the staging and teaching of Shakespeare. In 2008 Ralph and ASC co-founder Jim Warren won the Governor’s Arts Award. Ralph earned his undergraduate degree at Dartmouth College and his doctorate at Duke University, and he has honorary degrees from Georgetown University and St. Lawrence University. From 1969 to 1973, he ushered at Duke’s Cameron Indoor Stadium. [Full bio]
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