New Pond Farm


Summer Shakespeare for Middle & High School Actors

As You Like It

For Middle and High School Actors

Get ready for mistaken identities, wrestling matches, family rivalry, and love all rolled into a fast moving romantic comedy in the woods!

This engaging three-week theatre program with director Nancy Ponturo will incorporate acting, movement, and voice. Students will become more familiar with the intricacies of the Shakespearean language, garner a sound knowledge of the text, and get a glimpse into life in Elizabethan times as they prepare for their performances. We aim to stimulate their imaginations through an innovative and fun approach to classical material.

  • Auditions: Thursday, June 15th from 4-6pm.
    (An alternate audition date can be arranged by emailing Nancy Ponturo if necessary)
  • Rehearsal Dates: Monday to Friday, June 26 to July 14 (excluding July 4)
  • Times: 9:30am – 12:30pm Monday – Friday (longer rehearsals during week #3)
  • Evening Performances: July 13-16 at 6pm (July 13th performance will be at 7:30pm in the Meadow Ridge auditorium)
  • Tuition: $675 per NPF Family Member, $750 per non-member

This program is FULL