11/25/2011 - Shakesperience Productions, Inc. Events Winter 2011



Date:        November 23, 2011
Contact:    Angélica G. Huertas, (203) 754-2531,

Shakesperience Productions, Inc. Events Winter 2011:
The Timid Jester, A Christmas Carol and Winter Acting Classes

The Timid Jester
Have you ever wanted to experience a comedy show live or just enjoy a night of laughs? On December 9 at 6 pm join us for The Timid Jester; a night of original Stand-Up, Improv, and Sketch Comedy.  Come just to watch, give suggestions, or even get up and perform in a scene with us!  Bring your friends and your funny bone because this event is sure to be Laugh Out-Loud funny. (18+, unless accompanied by an adult).  The Timid Jester will be located at the Shakesperience Productions Studio, 117 Bank St, Waterbury. This event is FREE although a $10 donation is suggested. 

A Christmas Carol
This holiday season, Shakesperience brings Charles Dickens’ beloved classic, A Christmas Carol, from page to stage. Three ghosts illuminate the past, present and future for Ebenezer Scrooge, revealing the true spirit of generosity, charity, and love.  Shakesperience brings this brand new production set inside a snow globe using an actual Dickens Village, a unique lighting design, Holiday carols as well as a phenomenal cast of adults and young people that many will have seen on the Shakesperience stage before.  Adept at truly phenomenal page to stage translations of the classics, Shakesperience presents with pride this brand new production that completely captures the beauty of this Christmas classic. 
Performances are December 15-18; Thursday-Saturday at 7pm, and Saturday and Sunday at 2pm. Tickets are $15 for adults, $8 for children under 12, and $12 for seniors and can be purchased at shakesperience.org or by calling (203)754-2531.

Acting Classes
Shakesperience Productions, Inc. is pleased to announce Acting Classes for students age 7-17 at the Shakesperience Studios in Waterbury for the winter session on Saturdays from January 7-February 18.
7-11 year olds will be participating in a class called Shakespeare and the Supernatural, exploring plays of Shakespeare involving magic, faeries, and ghosts using ensemble-building games and movement.
12-17 year olds will be participating in a class called Politics in Shakespeare, developing scenes and monologues from Shakespeare's plays which explore politics while decoding and reconstructing the text and focusing on human nature through character-building exercises. 

Shakesperience is a professional theater company located in Downtown Waterbury, Connecticut that reaches a Northeast audience of adults and students alike with School and Public Tours, Saturday and Private Acting Classes, Summer Camps, Residencies, and outdoor and in-studio performances.  Information on all these programs may be found at shakesperience.org, on our Facebook page, or by calling (203)754-2531.