CSF School of Theatre

  • "Double, double, toil and trouble."

    A student hams in up in our Shakespeare's Comedies class.
  • Clowning in Shakespeare

    Students in the Clowning in Shakespeare Class.
  • "O, for a Muse of Fire"

    Students from across BVSD participate in the Will Power Festival, a celebration of elementary students performing Shakespeare.
  • "Lay them in gore"

    Students learn to create bruises, cuts, and scrapes in a Gore Makeup workshop.
  • "Speak the speech, I pray you"

    The CSF School of Theatre offers adult acting classes throughout the year, taught by CSF company members.

The Colorado Shakespeare Festival Education Department offers classes and private coaching sessions for kids, teens and adults year-round. Don't forget to like CSF Education on Facebook to check out our photos, class announcements, and more! 

Upcoming Classes

Spring Classes are currently in session. Check back in late April for Fall 2016 offerings.

Upcoming Workshops

Workshop Package Discount: register for three or more spring workshops and save 15%!

Improvaganza for Teens (ages 13-18)
Teacher: Adrian Egolf
Date: Saturday, Apr. 9, 2016
Time: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: Wesley Chapel
Description: Explore all the facets of what it takes to be an amazing improvisor, think on your feet, and make audiences laugh. Improvaganza will take you through a crash course of the fundamentals of improv. Learn how to listen and play in crazy and make-believe worlds and scenarios! Improvaganza will give you the basic improv skills needed for a strong foundation to propel you into professional improv troupes, school plays, and comedic genius! Test your skills, play, and laugh your way through this one-day comedy blast!
Tuition: $60 (scholarships available)

Holy Moly, It's Foley (ages 10-18)
Teacher: Kelsey Didion
Date: Saturday, Apr. 23, 2016
Time: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: Wesley Chapel
Description: Double, double, toil and trouble! In this one-day workshop students will learn to think like a Foley artist (a creator of live sound effects). Students will make sound effects from everyday objects and integrate them into scenes from Shakespeare's Macbeth. Through scene analysis and brainstorming, students will explore different ways to create sounds with objects like soda cans, shoes, and even pumpkins! The workshop will culminate in students performing a radio play version of scenes with live Foley. Students will gain an appreciation for the world of sound effects and experience how an aural landscape adds depth, dimension, and a whole lot of fun to a performance.
Tuition: $60 (scholarships available)

CSF Season Mashup Workshop (ages 8-18)
 Bianca Gordon and Gina Braswell 
Saturday, June 4, 2016 
Time: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: Loft Theatre (University Theatre Building)
Desciption: Meet the characters from the 2016 CSF season. What happens when Dromio meets Cressida? Or when Imogen bumps into William Shakespeare himself? And is that Helen of Troy in the corner, chatting with Antipholus of Ephesus? In this one-day workshop, participants will take on a character from plays in the summer season (The Comedy of Errors, Troilus and Cressida, Cymbeline, and Equivocation...). The day will culminate with a showing of scenes, monologues, and improvised encounters!
Tuition: $60 (scholarships available)


Registration Forms/Waivers

If you are new to the CSF School of Theatre, please complete the registration and waiver forms here.
If you prefer to mail the forms, you may download the registration form and waiver here and mail the completed form to:

CSF Education & Outreach
Attn: School of Theatre  
277 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309

Returning students do not need to submit a registration form and waiver, unless their information has changed.

Payment Options:

1. BY MAIL: Enclose a check (payable to the Colorado Shakespeare Festival) with your registration form and mail to address above.
2. ONLINE: Use links above to pay by credit card. All online orders are subject to convenience fees. 
3. BY PHONE: Call 303-492-1527 to pay by credit card over the phone. All phone orders are subject to convenience fees. 

Refund Policy:

If a student cancels at least 30 days before the first day of class, 80% of tuition will be refunded. No refunds are available for cancellations within 30 days of the first class. CSF Education must be notified in writing if a student wishes to withdraw from a class.