Shakespeare Camp for fall break

Susan EspirituDowntown

High school students can have a unique experience this fall break by immersing themselves in the world of Shakespeare at Falstaff’s Comedy and Shakespeare Camp. They’ll dive deep into the Bard’s enchanting sonnets and verses, honing recitation and performance skills.

As the week culminates, they’ll have the opportunity to showcase their talent at Knoxville Opera’s production of Falstaff, captivating audiences with Shakespearean recitals as they enter the theatre and also during intermission.

It’s a blend of literary exploration and live performance, fostering public speaking and language skills.

Camp times will be on Monday-Friday, October 9-13, 2023, 9 a.m. and noon, at Knoxville Opera, 612 E. Depot Avenue.

Play performance times will be Friday, October 13, 5:30 p.m. at the Tennessee Theater and Sunday, October 15, 12:30 p.m. Camp attendees will be on call for their recitals.

Tuition is $100 per student with five full scholarships available. If interested in a scholarship please email Caitlin Bolden at

To register: Falstaff’s Comedy and Shakespeare Camp

Students will receive a complimentary ticket for the performance and 2 additional tickets.

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