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Registration deadline June 14


HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (May 17, 2006) – Calling all theatre-minded teens!  Tidewater Community College (TCC) has announced it will offer a youth summer Shakespeare Institute, June 26-30, at its Chesapeake Campus for students in grades 7 to 12.

This one-week program will offer students an opportunity to study and actively engage themselves in several aspects of Elizabethan and Shakespearean theatre, including history, acting and Elizabethan dance and music. The students will be treated to a behind-the-scenes look at the 10th anniversary production of Romeo and Juliet. The Institute will be held daily from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The cost is $50 and includes a t-shirt and pizza lunch on the final day. Deadline for registration is Wednesday, June 14. To register or for more information, contact program director Ed Jacob, 822-5245.



Laurie White
Media Relations

Tidewater Community College is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling more than 37,000 students annually. The 37th largest in the nation’s 1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-four percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit