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News: PCC Study Program at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in August

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Don’t miss the opportunity to experience one of the oldest and most respected theater celebrations in America as Pasadena City College offers a study program at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland, Ore., Aug. 4, through Aug. 11, 2012.

This year’s tour marks the 33rd consecutive year that PCC has traveled to the festival. Participants will see seven plays, receive backstage tours of the Elizabethan Theater, and interact in personal class sessions with the actors and directors.

The 2012 festival features Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet; Henry V; As You Like It; andTroilus and Cressida.  In addition, students will watch Medea/Macbeth/Cinderella, by Bill Rauch and Tracy Young; The Very Merry Wives of Windsor Iowa, by Alison Caret; and All the Way by Robert Schenkkan.

The program cost is $825 (based on double occupancy). A single supplement fee of $985 is available for a private room. Cost also includes tickets to all seven plays and the class sessions with the actors and directors. Payment is due June 1.

All participants should enroll in either English 35 for credit or English 135 for non-credit through PCC. A mandatory orientation meeting will be held Friday, June 8.

Brochures and enrollment forms are available in the English Division Room C245.

Go to http://www.pasadena.edu/divisions/english/ashland/index.cfm for the online registration packet and information brochure. For more information about reservations, all other costs, and class meetings, contact Martha Bonilla, at (626) 585-7080 and Robert Oventile, (626) 585-7646 or contact us on Facebook (PCC Oregon Shakespeare Festival 2012).

Release Date: 05/08/2012
Contact: Juan F. Gutierrez , Director, Public Relations
Phone: (626) 585-7315
Email: jfgutierrez@pasadena.edu