Shake It Up After School
What is the ambitious goal of this project?
Undergraduates and elementary school students collaborate to produce a performance of an abridged Shakespeare play. Knowledge of Shakespeare is power in the form of cultural capital. This program improves access to that power for all.
A great experience for designers, makers, and the all-around adventurous. Build skills in:
- teamwork and collaboration
- advanced skills in reading and understanding literature
- critical and creative thinking
- K-12 outreach and coordination
- non-profit management
Majors and Interests Needed
We are looking for students interested in working with children (10-12 year olds) and a willingness to both work hard and have fun! Any/All majors welcome! This project might be specifically appealing to students in these majors:
- Construction Management
- Curriculum, Instruction, and Foundation Studies
- Information Technology & Supply Chain Management
- Literacy, Language & Culture
- Teacher Education
- Theatre Arts
VIP Coach Information
Dr. Matthew Hansen is a Professor in the English department with a specialty in Shakespeare, service-learning, and the scholarship of engagement. See his full profile.
VIP 200-026, VIP 400-026, or VIP 500-026.
2nd 7 week course. Choose to enroll in 1 or 2 credits.
Meeting times TBD.
Interested in joining this team?
For more information and to request a permission number to register contact Matthew Hansen at MatthewHansen@boisestate.edu or 426-1215 OR complete this interest form and someone will contact you. Check out this document for tips on contacting a professor about joining a team.
To register: search by Subject: Vertically Integrated Projects, select section 026 of VIP 200, 400, or 500. Use permission number, here are instructions on how to register.