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Shakespeare 2019

Monday, July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

$420 – $750

With Lillian Meredith

Four-week workshop: Mondays–Fridays, July 8–August 2, 1–5 PM
July 8–19 workshop sessions will be held at the Meredith Historical Society
July 22–August 2 sessions will be held at The West Kortright Centre

This extremely creative four-week ensemble acting workshop will culminate in two fully staged productions of Macbeth on August 2nd & 3rd, following the 6 PM Introduction to Acting performance and picnic dinner. For ages 13–19; Pre-registration required. (Students who wish to have a more musical role may want to consider taking the new Music for Shakespeare class concurrently.)
NOTE: Late-night dress rehearsals on July 31 & August 1.

$420 WKC Member registration
$470 Non-Member registration
$600 Extra Love (includes registration)
$750 True Believer (includes registration)

Help us thrive, not just survive!
The West Kortright Centre values accessibility, representation, and diversity of incomes, geographies, cultures, abilities and more. This year, we invite those who can to support the program at a higher level in order to keep the general registration fee low. (We recognize that even the basic fee is a stretch for many families and continue to offer need-based scholarships.)

Learn more about WKC membership here.
Make a donation of any amount to the Nancy Fales Garrett Young People’s Theater Arts Workshops Scholarship Fund here.

• There is a $2 registration fee added to each workshop fee at checkout.
• We will follow up with a registration form via email.
• All scheduling conflicts must be cleared before registration.
• Cut-off ages are as of December 2019.
• Bring your own snack & water.
• Includes Shakespeare in the Valley T-shirt

YPTAW Alumna Lillian Meredith returns to teach another summer of Shakespeare!
Lillian is a New York-based theater artist focused primarily on creating and developing new and site-responsive plays. Recent credits include Soho Rep, Theatre for a New Audience, Ars Nova, Culture Project, Dixon Place, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, UglyRhino, The Secret Theatre, Galapagos Art Space, and The FURY Factory Festival of Ensemble Theater. Lillian is the co-founder and Artistic Director of The Motor Company (Communal Spaces and Intimate Bar Plays) and a founding member of The Living Room (#liberated at ANT Fest 2015 and IRT 3B 2016). She is also a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, and the inaugural Clubbed Thumb Director’s Fellowship. Proud alumna: Vassar College, National Theater Institute, and, of course, the WKC. www.lillianmeredith.com

“I spent my entire childhood/teen years doing the summer theater program…. what I gained from being part of this community can never fully be expressed. I love the WKC with all of my heart and we are SO LUCKY to have it”—Caitlan Grady


Monday, July 8
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$420 – $750
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West Kortright Centre
49 West Kortright Church Road
East Meredith, NY
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10 available
Shakespeare 2019 (WKC member)$420.00
10 available
Shakespeare 2019 (non-member)$470.00
10 available
Shakespeare 2019 (Extra Love + includes registration)$600.00Yes, I'd like to support the WKC Young People's Theater Arts Workshop program with this additional donation!
10 available
Shakespeare 2019 (True Believer + registration)$750.00Yes, I'd like to support the WKC Young People's Theater Arts Workshop program with this additional donation!