Shake It Up Shakespeare for Teens Online Class | Ages 15 – 19

Starting DateApril 14, 2020

Ending DateMay 5, 2020


Ticket Prices$5 registration fee

Time 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Event Description

The following theater class will be offered by The Phipps Center for the Arts via Zoom (


Four Tuesdays
April 14 – May 5
6 – 7 p.m.
Fee: $5 registration fee

Instructor: Charles Fraser

Maximum enrollment:  20


High school students will develop performance skills through intensive study of the speeches of William Shakespeare’s texts in verse and prose by dissecting his language and defining the tangible and ephemeral. This class will emphasize handling heightened language with believably, appropriate characterizations, and with physical vibrancy.  


Instructor Charles Fraser has taught creative dramatics and summer camps at The Phipps since 2010. He has taught a broad range of theater disciplines in elementary schools, high schools, colleges, and universities across the United States for the Guthrie Theater. He has also been a teaching artist with Upstream Arts, Hennepin Theatre Trust, Avalon Charter School, Saint Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists, Saint Louis Park High School, and he is an adjunct professor of theater at Concordia University.

As an actor, Fraser has worked for the Guthrie, Theatre de la Jeune Lune, History Theatre, Park Square Theatre, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts, Zephyr Theatre, Brave New Workshop, Illusion Theater, and Disney Cruise Line.


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