Sound Tech for Shakespeare 2021

07/19/2021 01:00 PM - 08/01/2021 05:00 PM ET




WKC is planning on our YPTAW programs to be in-person, following NYS, CDC, and Delaware County guidance on Covid-19. If you’d like further information, please email Administrative Coordinator Sarah Weigel at These schedules and guidelines are subject to change. Attendee parents will be notified of any changes. Changes will not conflict with state and county guidelines.


Workshop: Sound Tech for Shakespeare
Ages: 12-19 (by 12/21)
Workshop Fee: $120 (WKC Members); $150 (Non-members)
Dates: July 19 - August 1, Monday - Friday 
Time: 1p-5p, Tech Rehersal will be the final week (7/26 - 7/31) with extended hours from 1p - 7p

Performances will be on Saturday July 31 & Sunday August 1. There will be two performances each day; the first starting at 12p, the second at 4p.

Open to anyone who wants to learn about sound design, sound operation, and sound cues, this workshop will focus on creating the sonic world of Twelfth Night. Together, the members of this workshop will find sounds to use in the production, order them into cues, and set them up to be run live during the show. No experience is necessary. It may be helpful to have laptops that can connect to the internet for this workshop.

Stephen Bennett has been writing music for theater for more than ten years, beginning while he was still training and working as an actor. In 2013, he produced a musical take on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, called What You Will, so this will be the first time he has written two separate scores for a Shakespeare play. He has written music for works including Highly Impractical Theatre’s Three Sisters, Linked Dance Theatre’s Freaks Don’t Cry, several productions with This is Not a Theatre Company, as well as Dominic Finocchiaro’s brut. He has composed and music directed for the West Kortright Centre’s Shakespeare in the Valley program since 2017. Stephen is currently earning a master’s degree at NYU’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. 


Register online here. 

Workshop fees don't cover our operating costs! If you are able, please consider making an additional donation to help keep the fees affordable for everyone.
Need-based scholarships are also available.Scholarship requests can be marked & submitted on the downloadable registration form.
Donations to the Nancy Fales Garrett Scholarship Fund can be made here.

Memberships can be purchased here.


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