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>Big Ideas Fest Blog #1: Video Inspiration

>This week, Cal Shakes’ Artistic Learning Programs and Outreach Manager Emily Morrison attended Big Ideas Fest 2010 in Half Moon Bay. Big Ideas is a three-day-long conference that aims to immerse educators in collaboration and design with the focus on … Continue reading

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>Ron Campbell blogs about his own workshop–with video!

>Recently, Nancy Carlin blogged about her fellow Cal Shakes Associate Artist Ron Campbell’s acting, clowning, and mask workshop here at the rehearsal hall. Late last week, Mr. King of the Kooza Clowns himself posted his own thoughts on the subject … Continue reading

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>The last of the Carlin-Campbell blogs: Jumping away from conclusion

>Last week, Cal Shakes Associate Artist Ron Campbell—who has spent the last few years appearing as The King of the Clowns in Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza—gave a workshop on in our rehearsal hall as the culmination of his Fox Fellowship. … Continue reading

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>Recess Repertory, or The Ripple Effect

> This story was sent to us by Denise Altaffer, mother of Summer Shakespeare Conservatory student—and Macbeth understudy—Will Altaffer. My 13-year-old son, Will, participated in the five-week camp this past summer for the first time. He had a fantastic experience … Continue reading

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>Saturday: From the tube to you.

> This past week and weekend, Cal Shakes Associate Artist Ron Campbell—who has spent the last few years appearing as The King of the Clowns in Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza—gave a workshop on in our rehearsal hall as the culmination … Continue reading

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>Fingerprints and All: Submitting Yourself to the Unpredictable

> This past week and weekend, Cal Shakes Associate Artist Ron Campbell—who has spent the last few years appearing as The King of the Clowns in Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza—gave a workshop on in our rehearsal hall as the culmination … Continue reading

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>High-fives, kid wrangling, and the usual "ews" and "aws"

> Our first student audience for Much Ado had a great time today. The theater gods blessed us with temperate weather, a virtual army of kid-wrangling staff, extra volunteers and house staff, and a full audience. (Which is a trend … Continue reading

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