Acting Up (in Acadiana) announces The Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble's 15th Anniversary production of AS YOU LIKE IT. The 16-day intensive performing arts camp culminates with performances on July 27, 28, 29 & 30, 2017at the Acadiana Center for the Arts. Students ages 10-Senior in high school play all roles in this music filled comedy.
Over 50 students ages 10-senior in high school perform the roles. Professional staff include Hector LaSala, set design; Shane Courville, George Saucier, Destin Briant, and Kerrie Chatelain-Milbert music; Chad Trahan, Olivia Johnson and Kelly Clayton costume design; Heaven Moore and Katherine Durel movement and dance, Brian Schneider lighting design, and Amy Waguespack, acting and directing, and numerous members of Acting Up (in Acadiana): Hannah Briggs, Sarah Mikayla Brown, Lian Cheramie, Cathy Wagnon and interns Sarah Cook, Samantha Degeyter, Ilana Gugich, Mackenzie McAnnaly, and Cameron Metrejean.
Acting Up (in Acadiana) welcomes Dana Gourrier as our guest acting instructor and coach for this landmark season.
Summer Youth Shakespeare Ensemble is sustained by a grant from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation administered by the Stage Backers.