Funnery Shakespeare Students to Participate in State Conference

GREENSBORO/CRAFTSBURY – Five students and the director from this year’s production of “Midsummer Night’s Dream” will participate in the fall conference of the Vermont Humanities Council.

The Shakespeare Funnery summer camp production was presented at the Highland Center for the Arts in Greensboro and with the Thespo Youth Theatre in India on Zoom.

On Thursday, three Funnery students from the United States and two from India, as well as Funnery Director Peter Gould, will keynote the conference with a presentation, “Vermont Teen Shakespeareans Save the Planet.”

Climate change is the theme of this year’s conference. Gould points out that Titania’s speech by Kokila Mohini Berry from “Midsummer’s Night Dream” embodies the theme.The conference is on Zoom and open to all. Go to vermonthumanities.org/programs/public-programs/annual-fall-conference/fall-conference-2021/.