In addition to touring performances, the All-Stars offer in-class and after-school programming that can be customized to meet the needs of your organizations’s schedule, curriculum, and students.
To book an unforgettable experience for your students, please contact us today! firstname.lastname@example.org or 773.289.2374
Artist Residencies & In-Class Workshops
"All the world's a stage . . . "
With our teaching artists, students find clarity in dramatic texts, improve reading and public speaking skills, and connect the classics to the arts and life today as they rehearse and perform the works of Shakespeare.
In addition to fulfilling the Illinois Board of Education Goals for English Language Arts and Fine Arts, the Common Core Standards, and the College Readiness Standards, our programming strives to:
• Build confidence in reading, public speaking, and self-expression.
• Encourage cooperation, collaboration, creative problem-solving, and teamwork.
• Make literature accessible and fun!
We offer a variety of interdisciplinary workshops that connect to English, Literature, History, Speech, and STEM curriculum as well as our Drama workshop, Shakespeare FUNdamentals!
Shakespeare FUNdamentals! Explore the rhythm, rhyme, and beauty of Shakespeare's language through performance. During this 8-week course, students learn how to make the Bard's famous characters their own, using physical and vocal techniques and clues from Shakespeare's text. Improve literary and public speaking skills and practice teamwork through ensemble scene work. Students connect Shakespeare's works to life today as well as other works of art and literature. The program culminates with a showcase performance for friends and family.
If you would like to add a Drama, Improv, Playwriting, or Poetry Club to your after school offerings, one of our experienced Teaching Artists can lead a dynamic educational program that culminates in a showcase of student work.
Shakespeare FUNdamentals! is also available as an after-school enrichment program.
School and Community Partnerships
Ray Graham Training Center H.S.
James Shields Middle School
The Latin School of Chicago
Eric Solorio High School
Kenwood Academy High School
Whitney Young Academic Center
Edison Regional Gifted Center
Martin Luther King, Jr. Laboratory School
Disney II Magnet School
Westinghouse College Prep
Northside College Prep
St. John Berchmans Elementary
Neighborhood Boys & Girls Club
Chase Park Special Rec Program
Indian Boundary Park
Irving Park United Methodist Church
More info coming soon!
For Chicago Public Schools, our organization has been selected as highly qualified in the areas of Artist Residencies and Performances. Vetted by a team of evaluators at CPS Central Office, we are now included in Board Report 13-250080, giving clearance to pre-negotiated in-school arts education services without requiring further approval beyond a task-order. You can see our offerings in your knowledge center by following this link.