loading spinner
24210
Online Program

Adventures Online: Acting, Casting & Producing Modern Theater

All the world’s a stage! Bring the theater experience live into your home as you join us for an inspiring online learning adventure with members of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Program No. 24210RJ
Length
5 days
Starts at
499
Online Program

Adventures Online: Acting, Casting & Producing Modern Theater

All the world’s a stage! Bring the theater experience live into your home as you join us for an inspiring online learning adventure with members of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
Length
5 days
Starts at
499
Program No. 24210 RJ
Prefer to enroll or inquire by phone? 800-454-5768
Select your number of enrollees
Price will update based on selection
Prices displayed below are based on per person

DATES & PRICES

Online Program
Details
Accommodation Details
Learn from the comfort of your own home.

DATES & PRICES

Online Program
Details
Accommodation Details
Learn from the comfort of your own home.

At a Glance

From casting and directing to celebrating first-night performances, the theater is a thrilling place. Now, you can bring the theater experience into your home during this inspiring online learning adventure, live from Oregon! With actors, directors and company members, get a look behind the scenes at what it takes to put on a large-scale theatrical production and gain insight into issues such as casting, diversity on the stage, women’s roles and more. Learn how to think like a critic, enjoy pre-performance lectures, and view three performances during your own time during the week. Share your love for the stage with your fellow Road Scholars as you review performances and enjoy the world of theater together.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Meet actors, directors and various company members who share their views on hot topics in the theater today.
  • Delight in a live scene read with members of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
  • Attend pre-performance lectures and critical discussions that help you better understand the nuances of each play, and enjoy exclusive access to recorded performances on your own time.

General Notes

Your online program will include 2-3 hours of daily instruction, discussion and/or field trips. Please review the daily itinerary for start and end times to ensure you won’t miss a minute of this live and in person experience. This live online experience is through Zoom, an easy-to-use web video service. All you need is an Internet connection and your computer. We’ll provide a how-to guide to make sure you’ll have a hassle-free experience. This session is offered live only and will not be available on demand.
Featured Expert
All Experts
Profile Image
Jessica Sage
Jessica is the artistic director of Rogue Theater Company (roguetheatercompany.com). She has acted on stage throughout the United States and Europe. She has numerous movie and television roles to her credit, including “Hair,” “If Tomorrow Comes,” and “General Hospital.” Jessica has spent three decades teaching acting, directing (over 40 productions), writing plays and producing stage productions. She is also an avid traveler, having visited over 75 countries (and lived abroad for six years). Jessica has been a Road Scholar group leader since 2018.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

Profile Image of Jessica Sage
Jessica Sage View biography
Jessica is the artistic director of Rogue Theater Company (roguetheatercompany.com). She has acted on stage throughout the United States and Europe. She has numerous movie and television roles to her credit, including “Hair,” “If Tomorrow Comes,” and “General Hospital.” Jessica has spent three decades teaching acting, directing (over 40 productions), writing plays and producing stage productions. She is also an avid traveler, having visited over 75 countries (and lived abroad for six years). Jessica has been a Road Scholar group leader since 2018.
Profile Image of Safiya Fredericks
Safiya Fredericks View biography
After studying at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, Safiya Fredericks found her way to a steady career in regional theatre, most recently onstage as a company member at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She is the recipient of the Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Award for Best Featured Actress for her work in Black Odyssey and can be seen on film in 'Bitter Melon' and 'Sorry to Bother You.' She is currently a guest teaching artist at various schools.
Profile Image of Tyrone Wilson
Tyrone Wilson View biography
Tyrone Wilson earned an MFA in acting from the Yale School of Drama, and BA honor degrees in theatre and psychology from Middlebury College. He has taught and directed at many institutions including high schools, universities, conservatories, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Tyrone performed in the European tour of Ajax directed by Peter Sellars, and performed in Lettice and Lovage both on Broadway with Maggie Smith and in the US tour with Julie Harris. He has been involved with Road Scholar programs in Ashland since 1995.
Profile Image of Jessica Ko
Jessica Ko View biography
Jessica Ko, currently based in Los Angeles, has acted in New York and regional theatres with three seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. She has played lead roles in Shakespeare plays as well as new works including world premieres. Jessica earned an MFA in Acting from Brown University/Trinity Rep where she was also a vocal and speech assistant. She has been a teaching artist in New York City public schools and has led numerous discussions with student, adult, and Road Scholar groups at OSF.
Profile Image of Amrita Ramanan
Amrita Ramanan View biography
Amrita Ramanan is the Director of Literary Development and Dramaturgy at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where she has served as the Production Dramaturg for a variety of productions. Previously, she was the Literary Manager/Artistic Associate at Arena Stage. For three years, Amrita was the Associate Producer and Resident Dramaturg at Double Edge Theatre and supported the development of Double Edge’s site-specific summer performances. She is a board member for the Network of Ensemble Theaters and the Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.
Visit the Road Scholar Bookshop
You can find many of the books we recommend at the Road Scholar store on bookshop.org, a website that supports local bookstores.
Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Images of America)
by Arcadia Publishing
Illuminations: A Guide to the Plays at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival
by Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Each year, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival publishes ILLUMINATIONS; a Guide to the Plays. It's the perfect step into the season with detailed plot synopses, notes from the directors, playwright biographies and commentaries for the plays to be presented throughout each season. Available online or in person from the OSF Tudor Guild Gift Shop: http://www.tudorguild.org/
As I Remember, Adam: An Autobiography of a Festival
by Angus Bowmer
The Norton Shakespeare: Based on the Oxford Edition
by Stephen Greenblatt





Your Well-Being is Our #1 Priority

We’re committed to making your experience as safe and enjoyable as possible.

See Our Safety Roadmap
Click here to provide website feedback
Website Feedback