Shakespeare Classes and Camps

2018  – Winter Classes & Spring Break Camp

shakespeare for kids classWe have after school and summer camps in 4 different areas: Atascadero, Nipomo, and South Carolina:

ATASCADERO, CA Classes – Taught by Brendan P. Kelso – Shakespeare Classes are starting up in January! All classes have a performance at the end of the session (for all family and friends!) – Scholarships available! Email Brendan with any questions: Brendan at Sign up here

Two classes this winter – all classes run 1.5 hrs with a performance at the end of the last day:

  • Pride & Prejudice for Kids – Jan 25th – March 15th (8-week program) Thursdays at 10 am

    • Pride & Prejudice for Kids – Join Elizabeth, Mr. Darcy, and the rest of the Bennet family through this melodramatic rendition of Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice. This hilarious 20-minute version will have your kids laughing and loving classic literature. As well as having a blast on stage!
  • Oliver Twist for Kids – Feb 3rd – March 24th (6-week program) Saturdays at 9 am
    • No class on Feb 17th or March 10th
    • Oliver Twist for Kids – Charles Dicken’s classic tale of an orphan boy has never been more fun. Come join us as we adventure through a seedy 1800’s London as we look to find a good home for Oliver! This story has it all, adventure, love, melodramatic deaths (what kid doesn’t like to die on stage?!) and ninjas (yes, believe it or not!). Your kid is sure to love this classic tale by the time we are done laughing and performing.

SPRING CAMP – ATASCADERO – Julius Caesar for Kids – April 2nd – 6th – with a performance on that Friday! Camp is each day from 9-12.

  • Julius Caesar for Kids – Ancient Greece has never been more fun! With melodramatic deaths, soothsayers, and betrayal of friends, this version of Shakespeare’s tragedy/history will have your kids running around in togas on stage and having a blast with Shakespeare!

Shakespeare with skullNIPOMO CLASSES are taught by Angi Herrick – who is also an Inspire Vendor

Kids ages 8 and up will learn the story of Hamlet while we produce this fun, engaging 20-minute play from Playing with Plays Series! There will be sword fights, a ghost, and melodramatic deaths! Your children will have such a great time, they won’t realize they are learning literature. At the end of the 6-week session, the kids will perform their play for family and friends! 

Register here for Nipomo classes
Email Angi with any questions:

  • Hamlet for Kids – Jan 30th – March 13th (no class Feb 20th)

    • Homeschool Class, Tuesdays from 10 – 11:30 am

SOUTH CAROLINA CLASSES – taught by Jean Schubert, formerly of Crabpot Players Theatre – Oliver Twist is finding his way through 1800’s London. Come and perform in this melodramatic version of adventure and fun! This delightfully fun rendition is sure to get your kids coming back for more classic stories again and again!
Registration links below for the South Carolina classes

Email Jean with any questions:

Teaching Shakespeare classes or camps?  Let us know and we will help get the word out! Email me directly at: brendan at

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