Shakespeare's hilarious story of conflict & unpredictable love

Green Tea Summer Camp:
The Taming of the Shrew

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Join us at Green Tea for a summer of storytelling, delight, collaboration, and confidence building. Everything you love about our year round Green Tea classes, but distilled into a two week workshop which will culminate in a fully mounted performance of Shakespeare’s classic “The Taming of the Shrew.”

Lucentio wishes to court the lovely Bianca, one of two daughters to Baptista Minola of Padua. He has declared that despite Bianca’s already existing two suitors, no one may pursue her until his eldest daughter, Katherine, is wed. The problem? Katherine is more than just rough around the edges, she’s incorrigibly ill-tempered. Enter Petruchio of Verona, who intends to marry the shrewd woman, but can he tame her? Will Lucentio have a chance to woo and marry Bianca?

Theater Educator and STS Board Member Hillary Bogers directs Shakespeare’s hilarious story of conflict and unpredictable love with Sweet Tea’s Youth Theatre Company, Green Tea.

 The Taming of the Shrew will be staged and performed in Fayetteville, NC independently and as preshow for Pericles.

Production Experience Camp Dates: July 11-15 & 18-21st, 2022. 9:00 am-3:00 pm. (students bring their own lunch)

Ages: 8-17

Performance Dates: July 22nd (Preshow for Pericles) and July 24th, 2022 

Stir Up a Summer of Delight HERE!

Green Tea & Little Green Tea Youth Acting Companies

SWEET TEA SHAKESPEARE’S YOUTH ACTING COMPANY IS NOT JUST ANOTHER ACTING CLASS OR AFTER-SCHOOL THEATER PROGRAM.

Our youth acting companies give your child the skills to be a successful actor and a leader. Green Tea Students Will Gain:

  • Confidence and Empathy
  • Teamwork
  • Public Speaking
  • A Love of Language
  • Creativity

Students will collaborate alongside theater professionals as our teachers foster a caring, nurturing, and peaceful environment. Your child will be encouraged to be kind, respectful, and a role model for others.

PROGRAMMING INCLUDES

  • Monthly workshops and ensemble sessions, currently held in-person in Fayetteville, North Carolina, and via Zoom, to work on personal and ensemble development with a dedicated instructor.
  • production afternoon/evening camp experience in the Fall and Spring based on a classic title chosen with students.
  • Access to acting classes, workshops, and interviews with STS and other theater professionals.
  • College, community, and professional audition and portfolio prep.
  • Participation in STS main stage performances.
  • Free tickets for all STS performances.
  • Guaranteed membership in the STS adult company upon successful completion of Green Tea programming.
  • Apprenticeships, Internships, and observing experiences in STS rehearsals with professional actors and musicians.

OUR YOUTH COMPANY PROGRAMMING SERVES TWO AGE GROUPS

  • Green Tea youth acting company provides theatre experience for students from ages 8-17.
  • Little Green Tea youth acting company provides theatre experience for students from ages 4-7.

**Though the acting classes will be split into two age groups, performances will include the entire group**
Dates, Registration, and Audition Details HERE!

TUITION

Sweet Tea Shakespeare offers two ways to pay for our youth acting company programming:

  • BEST VALUE!  A Monthly Subscription through Patreon starting at the level of $40 a month
    • Includes access to all programming throughout the year.
    • Discounts for Military Families as part of our Blue Star Theatres program ($10 off per student!)
    • Multi-child discounts are available ($10 off per family!)
    • Covers all monthly tuition costs.
  • Pay Per Program.  Pay a standalone fee for individual programs as they happen.
    • $45 per monthly workshop. Competitive rates for periodic camps and productions.
    • Package and Multi-child discounts are available.

Past Productions

Past productions include Twelfth Night, Timon of Athens, Julius Caesar, The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis, The Sea Voyage by Beaumont and Fletcher, and Romeo & Juliet.

“LOVE IS THE STRONGEST CHOICE.”

At Sweet Tea Shakespeare, we believe in love. Love for the text, for the artists, and for the audience. When confronted with any challenge in these wonderful texts, we seek to see how far choosing love will get us.