Shakespeare's Sprites (Ages 6-9)

  • 'Trinculo, keep a good tongue in your head.'

  • "We split! We split!"

    "We split! We split!"

  • En garde!

    Pool noodles make great swords for stage combat training.
  • "Wherefore this ghastly looking?"

    Students explore scenes from Shakespeare's plays.

Shakespeare's Sprites, now in its sixth year, is a playful introduction to the Bard for ages 6-9. Discover the fun of Shakespeare through pool-noodle fights, Elizabethan costumes, period insults, Renaissance songs and lively scene work. Each week culminates in a final showing for family and friends. This program is the perfect way to instill a love of language and theater in your child. Students enrolled in Shakespeare’s Sprites should have basic reading skills. Tuition includes one ticket to attend the CSF production of The Comedy of Errors on Tuesday, July 19 at 6:30 p.m.

2016 Dates and Details

Session One: July 11-15, 2016 
Session Two: July 18-22, 2016
9 a.m. - noon, Monday-Friday

Cost: $200/week
Sign up for two weeks and receive $20 off second week. Sign up siblings and receive $20 off second child’s tuition. Call (303) 735-1181 for details.

Location: University Theatre Building 

Registration and Payment

Enrollment is finalized when a student completes registration/waivers and submitted payment in full. 

Step 1: Complete Paperwork
To register, please complete the online 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: Camp Shakespeare
277 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309

Step 2: Make Payment
Payment options:

  1. Mail a check payable to The Colorado Shakespeare Festival to the address above.
  2. Pay online here (subject to convenience fees).
  3. Call (303) 492-1527 to pay over the phone (subject to convenience fees). 

Cancellation Policy

A full refund (less $50 registration fee) is available if CSF is notified in writing at least 60 days before the first day of camp. Participant receives 80% reimbursement (less $50 registration fee) if notification is received 30-60 days before camp. No refunds fewer than 30 days before camp.


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