Mini-Shakespeare Workshop: Spark Your Child’s Love of Shakespeare

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October 5, 2023

Welcome to The Creative Stage: Mini Shakes Workshop, a theatrical opportunity like no other! Shakespeare, the timeless playwright, is ready to cast his enchanting spell on young hearts and minds. If you are a parent seeking a unique and enriching experience for your child, our upcoming Creative Stage: Mini Shakes Workshop on November 10th, 2023 is the perfect option. Let’s dive into the riveting world of the Bard, his legacy, and how our workshop can be the gateway for your child to explore the magic of the stage.

William Shakespeare: The Bard of Avon

William Shakespeare was a literary genius whose work continues to shape the world of literature and theater and is considered one of the world’s greatest playwrights and poets. He was born in 1564 in the town of Stratford-upon-Avon, England and very little is known about  his childhood.

As a young adult, he was a part of an acting company called Lord Chamberlain’s Men. Here, he wrote plays and worked as an actor as well. His plays were very popular in London and soon Lord Chamberlain’s Men were one of the most popular acting companies in the city. The troupe performed some of his popular early works which included Taming of the Shrew, Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Meanwhile, the Globe Theater became the place to be in London. It was owned by some actors of Lord Chamberlain’s Men. The Globe was built in 1599 using some of the timber from a previous theater called, The Theatre. The venue held 3,000 with a distinctive stage featuring painted ceiling, columns, and wall. They had trained musicians as well as a cannon that fired blanks.

Shakespeare wrote thirty-nine plays, one hundred fifty four sonnets, and numerous poems, all of which have left their mark on the English language. What sets his works apart is his ability to explore depths of human emotion and experience. His characters, from star-crossed lovers to power-hungry villains, resonate with readers and audiences across generations. 


Shakespeare’s works have been translated into over 100 languages and adapted into countless films, television shows, and other forms of media, such as West Side Story (Romeo and Juliet)10 Things I Hate About You (The Taming of the Shrew), and The Lion King (Hamlet).

His legacy as the ‘Bard of Avon’ is a testament to the power of words and storytelling. His timeless works continue to inspire, entertain, and educate people of all ages, transcending the boundaries of time and culture.

Our Mini Shakes Workshop: Shakespeare for Kids

Our Mini Shakes Workshop is designed to make the world of Shakespeare accessible and engaging for children ages 7-13. Through interactive activities, character exploration, language immersion, and creative expression, we’ll help your child discover the magic of Shakespeare.

In our workshop, children will learn about his life and work, and they will have the opportunity to explore some of his most famous plays. They will also participate in fun and challenging activities that will help them develop their communication skills, creativity, and self-confidence.

Benefits of the Mini Shakespeare Workshop

  • Enhanced communication skills
  • Heightened creativity
  • Increased self-assurance
  • Greater understanding and appreciation of culture

Enroll Your Child Today!

Our Mini Shakes Workshop is a unique opportunity for your child to embark on a theatrical adventure that combines history, language, and creativity. By enrolling your child, you are not only giving them the chance to explore the magic of Shakespeare but also to develop valuable life skills. Join us on this exciting journey into the world of William Shakespeare and watch your child’s love for literature and theater bloom.

Register for The Creative Stage: Mini-Shakespeare


Britannica Kids: William Shakespeare

Ducksters: William Shakespeare Biography

Wikipedia: the Globe Theatre