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ONLINE Teen Shakespeare

ONLINE Teen Shakespeare Intensive

  • Ages 13-18 • M-F, July 13-July 17 • 10 am-12 pm plus one 30-minute, one-on-one session wtih instructor to work on a monologue. • Final Performance is at 4pm on Friday, July 17th! • Instructor: Marisa Valent • FREE - thank you to our sponsor Ben & Jerry's

  • A meeting ID & password to the Zoom camp will be emailed to you prior to the start of camp. As long as you are able to stream at home, you can take this camp!


  • Please note: Cart will equal $0 at checkout. Donations gratefully accepted in support of the Flynn and may be added during checkout for those interested/able.


  • Limit: 12

Join actor, director, and teaching artist Marisa Valent for a one-week, online Shakespeare intensive created for teens! We will work together as a group for two hours a day on understanding Shakespeare’s worlds, learning how to interprete and perform text, and how acting for Shakespeare differs from other acting techniques. Students will also be given a 30-minute, one-on-one, private lesson to chose and perfect a Shakespeare monologue for auditions and performance. The camp will center on A Midsummer Night’s Dream and at the end of the week, students will put on an abridged digital performance of the play! Finally, students will leave the camp with a Certificate of Excellence in Shakespeare from the Flynn Center.


Online Camp Code of Conduct
• No hate speech, discrimination, or bullying (including cyberbullying) is allowed in Flynn Online programming, video chats, or communications of any kind. Cyberbullying includes sending, posting, or sharing negative, harmful, false, or mean content about someone else. It can include sharing personal or private information about someone else causing embarrassment or humiliation. Some cyberbullying crosses the line into unlawful or criminal behavior. Bullying of any kind, including cyberbullying, may result in expulsion from class/camp.
• Respect of chosen names and pronouns must be exhibited by participants.
• Participants must follow rules and guidelines shared by the Teaching Artist.
• Nothing shared within Flynn Online programs is to be shared on any other platforms without the permission of the user. (For instance, do not share someone else’s videos/comments without their permission).

FlynnArts Faculty

MARISA VALENT is an actor, director, and playwright with a bachelors in Theater Arts and Spanish and a masters in Arts Administration. She is the Manager of the Fine Arts Center and Soundings Program at Castleton University in Castleton, Vermont. She has been teaching theater across the North East for six years, and has a great love for Shakespeare. One of her favorite roles has been Kate in The Taming of the Shrew (Boot and Buskin). Favorite directing credits include Big Fish (SPARE Productions) and an all female version of Macbeth (Boot and Buskin). Marisa was recently nominated for best supporting actress in Puffs (Rarely Done Productions) for the Broadway World Regional Theater Awards, and has two cats named after Shakespeare characters.

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