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    Young Actor Spotlight: Meet 6th grader Sam Christian! Patron, Student, and Actor

    Last month we chatted with Samuel Christian, 11-year-old cast member in A Christmas Carol. Sam first attended ANW two years ago as an audience member and has since participated in our Young Actor’s Workshop and Summer with Shakespeare programs. Read on to discover what he learned in these classes that prepared him to be on…

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    From Class to Stage! The Young Actors of A Christmas Carol

    We have a fabulous team of young actors in this December’s A Christmas Carol and they all came straight from our youth acting program! We asked them about what they learned while taking our classes that prepared them for the show. Samuel Genghis Christian:  “I learned how to find out what my character is like at certain…

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    Sophie spends her Summer with Shakespeare (& tells us all about it)

    ANW’s Los Angeles County Arts Commission Education Intern Sophie Nelson (UC Berkeley ’16) tells us about her Summer with Shakespeare and what it’s like working at our annual summer camp for kids ages 6-18! My name is Sophie Nelson and I am one of two education interns here at A Noise Within. It is my…

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    How I Spent My Summer by Jeremy Rabb

    ANW Resident Artist Jeremy Rabb is busy teaching Summer with Shakespeare for the third year in a row and gearing up for our inaugural reading festival, The American Dream. This month, he takes a (brief) breather to talk about his summer at the theatre.   Which aspect of your craft are you most excited to…

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    Summer with Shakespeare Springs to Success!

    On any given day during our five-week camp session, A Noise Within was abuzz. Teen campers ran through their end-of-session presentation of King Lear. Tweens performed gravity-defying aerial feats on the Redmond Stage. And the small fry painted scenes to dazzling effect. The very best part? “For me,” confides Education Director Alicia Green, it’s “seeing…

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    Summer with Shakespeare soars

    With over 100 students, this year’s Summer with Shakespeare program is our most successful session yet! “Though I love administering all of ANW’s educational programs, I must admit that this program is my favorite,” says Education Director Alicia Green (who earned a master’s in drama education at NYU). “We always have a marvelous roster of…