Playing Shakespeare! A Saturday morning workshop for children ages 8-14

winedaleThe University of Texas Shakespeare at Winedale program invites you to join us for a special “Playing Shakespeare” workshop for children on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10 a.m. to noon, on the UT campus. We will enjoy some “Winedale warmup” games, sing, and play Shakespeare!

The session is free of charge, but it would help us to know if you’re coming. To RSVP, simply email Winedale Outreach coordinator Clayton Stromberger at or call Mr. Stromberger on his cell phone at 363-6864. Please leave a parent name, the child’s name, what school your child attends, who his or her teacher is, and a return phone number.

Once you RSVP, we will make sure you know how to find us.

Parents are welcome to attend and even participate. If you would like to drop off your child, we will need you to sign some legal release and medical forms before leaving.

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 3, 10 a.m. to noon

WHERE: Parlin/Calhoun courtyard and Calhoun 100 (UT campus map)

WHO CAN COME: All interested children ages 8-14 who seek to learn more about Shakespeare and performance

COST: Free!

RSVP/MORE INFO: Call Mr. Stromberger’s cell, 363-6864

To get to the workshop meeting place on Saturday at 9:50 a.m.:

We meet at 9:50 on the sidewalk just below the Littlefield Fountain, south of the UT Tower. Find the long curb area in front of the fountain (the one with the figures riding horses) – below the South Mall, cattycorner from Dobie Mall. You can pull over to the curb with blinkers on and get out to talk with our staff. Wait for a UT Shakespeare helper to greet you and get your contact information. You’ll also need to sign a legal release and medical info form if you are NOT staying to observe or participate. If you want to stay, plan to find street parking west of Guadalupe Street at a meter (no coins needed on Saturday). At 10 a.m. we proceed up the hill 50 yards to the Parlin/Calhoun courtyard and Calhoun 100. IF YOU ARE LOST, CALL Mr. Stromberger’s CELL PHONE at 363-6864. Thanks!

Shakespeare at Winedale is a program of the Department of English in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Texas at Austin and has received funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Texas Commission on the Arts, the Houston Endowment, and many individual donors. SH/OUT, our UT student support group, has received grant funding from the University Co-op for 2007-08.

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