SummerCamp2017_headerCamp Shakespeare 2017

CampShakes is looking for young people in grades 3 through 8 who play well with their friends, are imaginative, energetic, and excited to explore Shakespeare at Theater at Monmouth this summer!
Click here for our 2017 CampShakes flyer.

The best way to explore Shakespeare is up on your feet and that’s just what happens at CampShakes. Classes in voice, movement, and acting help students to explore Shakespeare’s text emotionally, physically, and intellectually in preparation for a final performance for family and friends.

Choose from three, one-week sessions July 31 to August 18, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All sessions take place at TAM’s Rehearsal Studio, 775 Main Street, Monmouth, ME


Groundlings: Grades 3rd to 5th


(FALL GRADES 3rd to 5th)

Students will jump head first into their favorite Shakespeare play through theatre games, character improvs, becoming text detectives, and exploring stage combat.

Tuition: $225 (includes one ticket to a performance of My Father’s Dragon)

A Midsummer Night’s Dream July 31 – August 4
The course of true love runs anything but smooth when three worlds collide in this classic tale of magic and mischief in the forest.

Romeo & Juliet August 7 – 11
Get ready to rumble in Shakespeare’s star-crossed tale of two young lovers destroyed by fate

Twelfth Night August 14 – 18
A shipwreck, two lost brothers, and a bunch of wacky servants play on in Shakespeare’s comedy of searching for Mr. or Ms. Right.

Young Company: Grades 6th to 8th


(FALL GRADES 6th to 8th)

Students will spend the week exploring the tools professional actors use to unlock the text and bring the Bard’s words to life. Immersing themselves both vocally and physically in monologues and scenes, students will demonstrate increased presence onstage and understanding of classical text.

Tuition: $225 (includes one ticket to a performance of My Father’s Dragon)

As You Like It July 31 – August 4
When Celia’s Dad tries to banish her favorite cousin, Rosalind, the ladies take to the Forest of Arden to find Roz’s father and accidentally discover true love.

The Tempest August 7 – 11
After twelve years stranded on the magical isle, Prospero brews one humdinger of a storm and, with the help of a magical sprite or two, reunites families and regains his dukedom.

The Comedy of Errors August 14 – 18
Shakespeare’s other comedy that separates siblings with a shipwreck, this time two sets of siblings end up on two different shores and search for each other creating comical chaos in Ephesus.

Tuition, Discounts, and Scholarships

Tuition, Discounts & ScholarshipsBUTTON 9 REGISTER

One-Week Groundling or Young Company Session:  9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.  $225

Register siblings or for multiple sessions and receive $25 off each additional camp registration.
Call the Box Office at 207.933.9999 to receive your discount.

To apply for a scholarship to Camp Shakespeare, please submit a completed scholarship application form filled out by parent/guardian and a copy of your 2016 tax return.

Applications are due no later than June 1, 2017.

Please mail your materials to:

Camp Shakespeare
Theater at Monmouth
P.O. Box 385
Monmouth, ME 04259-0385