Intergenerational World of Theatre
Learn about production, makeup and stage design, watch three award-winning performances and create your own play with your grandchild at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
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Program No. 4743RJ
6 days
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At a Glance

Go behind the scenes at this world-renowned repertory theater where award-winning theater and gifted actors combine for a one-of-a-kind experience. Explore the magic of theater, from how sets are built, to the life of an actor, even make-up transformations and costume quick-changes! Learn about the plays from Oregon Shakespeare Festival professional artists, and experience meeting the actors you saw on stage. Then create your own group performance guided by an OSF expert and actor!
Activity Level
Walking up to two blocks on uneven surfaces, standing up to one hour. Indoor and outdoor theatres are accessible.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Enjoy tickets to three performances at the illustrious Oregon Shakespeare Festival.
  • Learn how the magic happens, as theater professionals lead an exploration of all three theaters where the plays are performed.
  • Special activities for younger participants may include a picnic lunch at beautiful Lithia park, theater games, or an afternoon of fun at local waterslides.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 11-13
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Tyrone Wilson
For more than 15 years, Tyrone Wilson has been sharing his love for theater and knowledge of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) with Road Scholar participants. As an actor, Tyrone has performed for more than 18 seasons with the OSF, including in productions such as “Much Ado About Nothing,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” and “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” He has appeared in the motion picture, “The Super,” as well as on TV shows including, “Daniel Boone,” “The Bob Newhart Show,” and “The Mod Squad.” Tyrone holds a B.A. from Middlebury College and an MFA from the Yale School of Drama.
Tyrone Wilson
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