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UCM Lee’s Summit to Host Camp Shakespeare in Cooperation with Heart of America Shakespeare Festival

By Janice Phelan, June 17, 2019

Camp Shakespeare

Heart of America Shakespeare Festival will host a two-week performance-based camp designed for young Shakespeareans at the University of Central Missouri’s Lee’s Summit Campus. Camp Shakespeare, designed for children ages 8-14, includes Shakespearean history, period movement, performance and acting techniques.

The Lee’s Summit camp will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 22 through Aug. 2, at the Missouri Innovation Campus, 1101 NW Innovation Parkway. The camp is also being presented at several Kansas City locations with each session beginning in June.

Camp Shakespeare will conclude with a performance Aug. 2 with camp participants participating in an abbreviated production of the Heart of America Shakespeare Festival’s summer play. Cost for the two-week camp is $325 per student.

Camp Shakespeare is one of several camps offered by Heart of America Shakespeare Festival with other offerings available on the organization’s website.


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