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The Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival is expanding its 2024 Summer Season to include a weekend of performances at the MAIN in July by members of this summer’s youth Shakespeare Camp.

Over the course of three weeks, our teenage acting troupe will audition for, rehearse, produce and perform a one-act play based on a classical work of theatre. This summer’s production will be MMMBETH, a hilarious comedy in one-act based on the Scottish play which includes ditzy witches, Queen Duncan (who refuses to die), the Insane Housewife of Dunsinane, and of course our tragic protagonist (who shall not be named lest a piece of heavy scenery fall on your head).

Participants will learn acting, stagecraft, physical comedy, performance skills, basic stage combat, some of the best poetry ever written and how to not take it all so seriously! Their efforts will culminate with two final performances billed along with our company’s adult summer season.

The camp will take place Mondays through Fridays July 8-28, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., for ages 13-17. We will also be running a Jr. Shakespeare Camp for ages 8-12 that includes theatre games and exercises in improv, storytelling, acting, and voice. This half-day, two-week camp is a fun way to expand creativity, collaboration, interpersonal skills, and self-confidence. The camp will culminate with a final performance of scenes and monologues from Shakespeare’s A Comedy of Errors.

Registration for the camp will take place through the city of Santa Clarita’s Summer Seasons catalog. Interested participants can email education@scshakespearefest.org with the subject line CAMPINFO to receive updates about registration dates. Visit www.scshakespearefest.org/summertheatrecamp for more information.

For more information about the Summer Theatre Festival check out the entire calendar of events at SCShakespeareFest.org, like on Facebook.com/SCShakespeareFest and follow on Twitter and Instagram @SCShakesFest.

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