Shakespeare in Shades

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What:

Shakespeare in Shades is a summer theatre and reading program for rising 6th grade students attending Vine Magnet Middle School and selected return students. Students spend half the day in reading instruction, learning about reader’s theatre and William Shakespeare, and the other half of the day is focused on working together to stage an adaptation of a middle school novel. The program culminates with a showcase performance in the Carousel Theatre for family and friends!

Who:

Rising 6th grade students attending Vine Middle Magnet and invited return participants

Where:

Vine Magnet Middle and the Carousel Theatre

When:

The program runs Monday – Friday from 1:30 – 5:30 pm May 26th – June 25th

Why:

To have the chance to perform on stage, build reading skills over the summer, and make new friends going into middle school!

Other Info:

We provide limited transportation and a free lunch and snack for participants.

Important Dates:

  • May 8th – Priority Deadline for permission forms (space is limited, so sign up early!)
  • May 13th – Deadline for all permission forms to be turned in
  • May 26th – Program begins
  • June 25th – Final performance and reception

Download permission form (interactive pdf) and save to your computer to fill out and submit.


Questions?
Contact Hana Sherman at hsherma1@utk.edu