Arts & Sciences Activities

Competitions:

Clothing contest! In honor of the wedding of Petruchio and Kate and how Shakespeare portrayed the two of them on their wedding day – Kate in a beautiful traditional Italian wedding dress and Petruchio in a foolish, sloppy, embarrassing suit – attendees are encouraged to bring their 16th century styles to compete for the following:

  • Most BEAUTIFUL women’s dress
  • Most FOOLISH men’s suit

Newlywed Game! In honor of the Taming of the Shrew portraying the first few weeks of Petruchio and Kate’s marriage, we offer a silly interpretation of the modern game show “The Newlywed Game!”

Shakespeare sonnets! Create your own poem in the style of Shakespeare’s sonnets.

Classes:

Italian Renaissance style games

Italian Renaissance Dance and Music

16th century Italian social culture