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What you need to know:

  •  Rehearsals take place at Hartford Stage Rehearsal Studios
  • Rehearsals run Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Past Master Classes have included: stage magic, circus performance, stage combat, color guard, mime, and more.

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Breakdancing Shakespeare

View photographs from 2013′s Two Gentlemen of Verona.

Stay tuned for next summer’s Breakdancing Shakespeare information in 2014.

What is Breakdancing Shakespeare?

Begun in 2006, in conjunction with the Greater Hartford Arts Council Neighborhood Studios program, Breakdancing Shakespeare casts approximately twenty teenagers from Hartford and the surrounding area for a six-week long summer apprenticeship that culminates in the performance of a classic Shakespearean play with a modern hip-hop twist.

Production History:

    • 2013: Two Gentlemen of Verona
    • 2012: Much Ado About Nothing
    • 2011: The Tempest
    • 2010: Macbeth
    • 2009: The Comedy of Errors 
    • 2008: Antony & Cleopatra 
    • 2007: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    • 2006: Romeo & Juliet