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High School Summer Intensive

High School Summer Intensive

This summer, we're launching a new week-long training program for high school students! Our High School Shakespeare Intensive will include workshops and rehearsals, and it will culminate in a performance on the Grove mainstage!

This unique opportunity is only open to 16 students, so don't miss out - register now before all the spots are taken!

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Generations: Season Preview

Generations: Season Preview

Join Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s Artistic Director, Charles Pasternak, for a sneak peek at their 2024 Season: Generations that runs July 13th–September 29th.

The 2024 Summer Festival will feature four productions including As You Like It and Hamlet by William Shakespeare, The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde, and The Glass Menagerie by Tennessee Williams.  This season's Fringe Series will include the 2001 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama, Proof by David Auburn, and two staged readings.

Click below to reserve your spot through Bookshop Santa Cruz:

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Dramaturgy Talk

Dramaturgy Talk
Join Sean Keilen, Professor of Literature at UC Santa Cruz and Head Dramaturg at Santa Cruz Shakespeare, on June 6th at 5pm, for a lively talk about Hamlet and As You Like It.  Professor Keilen's talk will take place in the Downtown Branch Library Community Room. An opportunity for questions will follow the presentation.
Santa Cruz Shakespeare's 2024 Summer Festival runs July 13th-September 29th in the Audrey Stanley Grove in Santa Cruz's DeLaveaga Park and, in addition to Hamlet and As You Like It, includes Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest and Tennessee Williams's The Glass Menagerie.