I would love to be a part of the 2020 reunion! I am not sure what being on
the Reunion committee would entail, but I am happy to support however I can
(from Los Angeles for now).
On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 7:18 PM, Bruce Meyer <bruce.me...@utsouthwestern.edu>
> My initial thoughts:
> I like the reunion committee as it takes some pressure off you Doc
> and allows a way to get organized before we arrive. Plus, it gave us the
> longest lead time of any reunion so we could learn lines and coordinate
> I think that committing to two plays allows more people to
> participate and (despite the frustration of having to separate the groups
> during the day) it gives the opportunity to stretch and push each other. I
> suspect that we are all a bit slow of study as more of us will be covered
> by Medicare or close to it…
> I think that we would need clear goals to accomplish in the “meetup
> or two” to justify doing that, but would never pass up an opportunity to
> hang out with Shakespeareans from Winedale!
> Would also ask Doc to think about how we might incorporate alumni
> from the Camp Shakespeare experience – I suspect that we can all learn from
> each other…
> On 8/8/17, 8:01 PM, "Winedale-l on behalf of Mike Godwin" <
> winedale-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org on behalf of mnemo...@gmail.com>
> I want to circulate the idea that maybe we could do a meetup or
> retreat (or two) before 2020, mainly to think through what we might do
> in 2020 that builds on what we've done before.
> For me, 2015 was hugely challenging, in different ways than previous
> reunions had been--and it was the best, just because I was more
> challenged and in ways I'd never been before. Apart from the retreats
> idea (which may need to be reframed into something more useful or
> practical), I just want to keep stretching, keep learning how to go
> beyond my comfort zone, and I've learned, thanks to all of you and
> especially to you, Doc, to keep doing that.
> (Also, Camp Shakespeare folks? Cool!)
> On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 8:36 PM, James Ayres <jay...@cvctx.com> wrote:
> > Only a few of you will remember that famous line spoken by Alice
> Gordon in
> > 1973 at the end of The Tempest for which she won the Boatswain Award
> > good news. Major moment. You had to be there.
> > Well, the best news now is that the kids in Camp Shakespeare
> explored new
> > worlds and met delightful inhabitants in Navarre (LLL), Sicilia and
> > (WT) and celebrated their discoveries for wonderful audiences. We
> > another great summer. Thanks to those of you who contributed to
> > success through gift and audience. We are growing another
> generation of
> > Shakespeareans, many of them sons and daughters of you guys.
> > We are also approaching the 50th—count ‘em f i f t y— anniversary of
> > Shakespeare at Winedale in 2020. So I’d like to hear some
> suggestions about
> > how to celebrate THIS
> > reunion. A week in the country again? Two plays again? Or one?
> Yes, it is
> > early, but this one is big and may be my last, alas. So please give
> it some
> > thought. I guess that we would once again need a “reunion
> committee”? What
> > do you think? I’m eager to get a’going.
> > With a hay and a ho and a hey nonny,
> > Doc
> > Jim (Doc) Ayres
> > Professor Emeritus, The University of Texas
> > Founding Director, Shakespeare at Winedale and Camp Shakespeare
> > Director of Mission, Camp Shakespeare
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