Acting Lessons

January 01, 2000 1 min read

On Stage: The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s summer institute for English and drama teachers, “Shakespeare in the Classroom,” runs June 27-July 2. The program costs $490, which includes tickets to seven plays. Housing and graduate credit are available through Southern Oregon University for an additional fee.

Contact: Education Department, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, P.O. Box 158, Ashland, OR 97520; (541) 488-5406; e-mail;

Deadline: First come, first served.

Also Showing: The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C., hosts “Teaching Shakespeare 2000" for secondary school teachers from July 2-July 29. Participants receive a stipend of $2,800, from which the cost of housing will be deducted. Graduate credit is available through Georgetown University for an additional cost.

Contact: Education Department, Folger Shakespeare Library, 201 E. Capitol St. S.E., Washington, DC 20003; (202) 675-0395; e-mail;

Deadline: March 1.

The Kentucky Shakespeare Festival has tentatively scheduled “From the Page to the Stage: Teaching Shakespeare in the Classroom” from June 13-15. The program costs $300 for Kentucky residents, $400 for those from Indiana, and $500 for others. College credit is available through Bellarmine College for an additional fee.

Contact: Curt Tofteland, Kentucky Shakespeare Festival, 114 South Third St., Louisville, KY 40203; (502) 583-8738; e-mail;

Deadline: April 15.