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Weekend With Shakespeare

August 5 - August 6  |  UCSC Arboretum

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Join Shakespeare scholars and artists for two days of lectures, discussions, and demonstrations about the 2022 Season’s main stage productions, Twelfth Night and The Tempest.

The Weekend with Shakespeare Lecture Series is free, however seating is limited! Please email Rebecca Clark, Santa Cruz Shakespeare’s Education Coordinator, at rebecca@santacruzshakespeare.org, to reserve your spot.

Weekend with Shakespeare is sponsored in partnership with Santa Cruz Shakespeare.

Lecture Series on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night: Friday, August 5

  • 12-12:15 Welcome
  • 12:15-1:15 Q&A with actors from Twelfth Night, moderated by Mike Ryan, Artistic Director at Santa Cruz Shakespeare
  • 1:15-1:30 Break
  • 1:30-2:30 In conversation with Amani Liggett and Michael Warren, Head of Dramaturgy at Santa Cruz Shakespeare
  • 2:30-3:00 Break with refreshments
  • 3:00-4:00 Presentation on Twelfth Night by Julia Reinhard Lupton, Professor of English and Director, New Swan Shakespeare Center (UCI)

For those who have purchased a ticket to see the evening performance of Twelfth Night:

  • 7:00-7:15 Pre-performance discussion of ‘5 Things to Look Out For’ with Julia Reinhard Lupton
  • 8:00 Performance of Twelfth Night at The Grove.

Lecture Series on Shakespeare’s The Tempest: Saturday, August 6

  • 12-12:15 Welcome
  • 12:15-1:15 Presentation by Mike Ryan
  • 1:15-1:30 Break
  • 1:30-2:30 In conversation with Ashley Herum, dramaturg of The Tempest, and Dr. Michael Warren, Head of Dramaturgy at Santa Cruz Shakespeare
  • 2:30-3:00 Break with refreshments
  • 3:00-4:00 Presentation on The Tempest by Sean Keilen, Professor of Literature and Director, Shakespeare Workshop (UCSC)

For those who have purchased a ticket to see the evening performance of The Tempest:

  • 7-7:15 Pre-performance discussion of ‘5 Things to Look Out For’ with Sean Keilen
  • 8:00 Performance of The Tempest at The Grove

Julia Lupton is Professor of English at UC Irvine, where she co-directed the New Swan Shakespeare Center. She is the author or co-author of five books on Shakespeare, including Shakespeare Dwelling: Designs for the Theater of Life (2018). Her scholarship has been funded by grants from the Guggenheim Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies. An award-winning teacher, Julia frequently leads seminars and reading groups for the community.

 

Sean Keilen Sean Keilen is Professor of Literature at UC Santa Cruz and the Founding Director of Shakespeare Workshop there. He studies Shakespeare’s engagements with pagan and Christian authors, as well as the history and theory of literary criticism. His research has been supported by grants from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Humanities Center, and the Folger Shakespeare Library. An award-winning teacher, he is dedicated to community education, a long-standing partnership with Santa Cruz Shakespeare, and the exploration of literature as a resource for life.

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Start:
August 5
End:
August 6