Arrival & Sign-In

8:30-8:50                Michael Manes Lobby, Marshall Family Performing Arts Center (MPAC)

Welcome                        

9:00                        Rose Hall, MPAC

Scott Griggs, Head of School

Laura Ross, Head of Upper School

Opening performance                

9:00-9:10                Rose Hall, MPAC

Greenhill Dance Company: Areeba Amer, Meha Elhence, Julia Halm, Nikita Jindal, Britney Johnson, Ishani Kale, Ruchi Kale, Siri Ketha, Catherine Leffert, Michelle Malenfant, Alexandria Moore, Elizabeth Nuth, Lily Pigott, Rithu Sreenath, Kas Tebbetts.

Kelly McCain, Middle and Upper School dance

Block One of Sessions                                                

9:25am-10:20am                

Student presentations on perspective & comedy: US501

Laura Arroyo, Ursuline: Love and Circumstance: The True Cause of Love in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Rachel Bozalis, Greenhill: The Mockery of Human Problems in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Alex Rose, Greenhill: Confusion and Comedy

Student interlocutor, Greenhill’s Madison Grimes

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill English instructor Mel Girard

        

Student presentations on reason & irrationality, US502

Shreya Agarwala, Greenhill: Feelings and Comedy

Cole Forson, Greenhill: Fickle Irrationality

Mia Hirsch, Greenhill: Rational Infatuation

Student interlocutor, Cistercian’s David Huang

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill Spanish instructor April Burns

Student presentations on romantic love, US503                                        

David Bell, Greenhill: Eros Love in “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

Chandler Crates, Greenhill: Love: An Analysis on the Nature of the Human Condition as Examined in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Amber Johri, Greenhill: Varying Persepctives on Love 

Abigail Wiechman, Ursuline: Ideal Love: The Portrayal of Love in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Student interlocutor, St. Mark’s Jason Peng

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill math instructor Jim Kondysar

Student presentations on tragedy & comedy, US504                                

Antonio Ivarra, St. Mark’s: Hard Knocks: A Story of Love and Ignorance

Erin McGuire, Greenhill: The Detrimental Effects of Love in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Joseph Nied, Cistercian: The Near Tragedy of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Student interlocutor, Greenhill’s Jack Koster

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill English instructor Jack Fisher

        

Student presentations on form & spontaneity, social expectation & emotion, US505

Sofia Babool, Greenhill: The Synchony of Duality                

Madison Cook, Greenhill: When Following Our Feelings Allows Us to Truly Feel

Vincent Tarzi, Cistercian: Conflict in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Kas Tebbetts, Greenhill: I Changed My Mind: Attempts to Control Love in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Student interlocutor, Oakridge’s Deeba Tabibi

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill science chair Jeff Funkhouser

Student presentations on gender roles: US401        

Triana Gorman, Ursuline Academy: Few Female Freedoms, a Multitude of Mistreatment: An Analysis of A Midsummer Night’s Dream’s Gender Roles

Michelle King, Greenhill: A Midsummer Mixup: Gender Roles in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Lucy Robinson, Oakridge:  Gender Relations in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Jillie Rubin, Greenhill: Gender Roles in A Midsummer Night’s Dream 

Student interlocutor, Greenhill’s Christine Wu

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill history instructor and freshmen class dean Genie Burke

        

Student presentations on gender roles, US402                                                                

Paige Levine, Oakridge: The Comedy of Being All Too Human

Tiffany Noel, Ursuline: Gender Roles in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Miranda Papes, Ursuline: Empowering or Submissive: the Contradictory Views on Gender Roles in A Midsummer’s Night Dream and in Shakespeare’s Life

Student interlocutor, Greenhill’s Brian Zhou

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill science instructor Treavor Kendall

Student presentations on fairies, US403                                                                

Sophia Brisbon, Greenhill: The Ultimate Guide to Fairies: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Robert Gao, Greenhill: Magic: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Andy Walsh, Cistercian: Love, Fairies, and Some Magic Juice

Student interlocutor, Fort Worth Country Day’s Ben Nober

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill history chair Scott Cotton

Student presentations on a variety of topics, US404                                        

William Henry, Cistercian: Tears of Joy (read by Juan Pablo Castella, in Henry’s absence)

Caitlin McNulty, Ursuline: Harmony and Human Nature: An Analysis of Helena’s Speech in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Christina Zhu, Greenhill: Seeing is blinding: Sight and Rationality in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Student interlocutor, Fort Worth Country Day’s Natalia Avila

Faculty facilitator,  Greenhill director of academics Jason Yaffe

Student presentations on gender roles, US405                                                                

Adam Hellinghausen, Cistercian: And All the Women Merely Players        

Maya Larosiliere, Greenhill: Gender Roles in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Karis Thomas, Greenhill: Defying the Stereotype

Student interlocutor, Fort Worth Country Day’s Matthew Aufiero

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill Spanish instructor Mary Tapia

Acting workshop in the dance/choral studio (upstairs in MPAC): A crash course in slapstick, led by Oakridge theater director Brad DeBorde

Visual arts workshop--Students will create a work of art under the direction of Greenhill art instructor Lesley Rucker. Works will be posted in the Michael Manes Lobby of the MPAC during the snack break.

Film workshop (MPAC room 220)--reviewing and discussing Shakespeare adapted for film, led by Greenhill film instructor Corbin Doyle

Slam-Shakespeare. In the blackbox theater--one hour, one microphone. You provide the content. Conducted by Greenhill theater director Catherine Hopkins.

Mindfulness workshop, US308--Emptying your bosoms with our counsel sweet. An escape from the campus, conducted by Greenhill’s counseling department        

English department panel discussion on Comedy, US Lecture hall: Comedy in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare, and beyond, discussed most obscenely and courageously by Greenhill English faculty Trey Colvin, Blake Harkey, Tom Perryman, and Linda Woolley.

English department panel discussion on Gender, US Elliott Center. Gender in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare, and beyond. Thou shalt know the man (and the woman) thanks to Greenhill English faculty Crystal Duckert, Andy Mercurio, and Karin Thomas.

Break/snack time                                10:20am-10:45am                

Upper School Courtyard & MPAC patio

Block two of sessions                                

10:55am-11:50am (with the exception of MdsmrNghtsDrm, below, starting at 10:40)                

Student presentations on perspective & comedy: US501        

Charlie Hubbard, St. Mark’s: Point of View and Its Role in Determining Comedy

Alonso Medina, Cistercian: An Exploration of the Human Experience in Four Levels of Reality: How A Midsummer Night’s Dream teaches us to “Know Thyself”

Joanna Quan, Greenhill: Balance is the Key

Student interlocutor, Oakridge’s Funmi Solano

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill English instructor Mel Girard                                                        

Student presentations on reason & irrationality, US502                                        

Adrian Luong, Oakridge: The Triumph of the Irrational in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Jack Rocchio, St. Mark’s: Straying From Rationality

Kevin Wei, Greenhill: Irrationality and Impassiveness: The Symbiotic Relationship Between Rationality and Emotion in Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Student interlocutor, Greenhill’s Jackson Lowen

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill Spanish instructor April Burns

Student presentations on romantic love, US503                        

SK Hatcher, Ursuline: Flavours of Romance: An Essay on Attitudes Toward love

Chrystal Hughes, Greenhill: Inspired by Love

Logan Tinley, Fort Worth Country Day: A Shakespearean Attitude Towards Love

Student interlocutor, Cistercian’s Jack O’Toole

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill math instructor Jim Kondysar

Student presentations on tragedy & comedy, US504                                        

Amy Meredith, Oakridge: Clash of Romantic Opinions

Xavier Polisetty, Cistercian: Pyramus and Thisbe: Tragedy and Comedy in William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Swati Ravi, Greenhill: Peace From Chaos: The Admirable Properties of Puck’s Trickery

Student interlocutor, Fort Worth Country Day’s Joanne Wu

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill English instructor Jack Fisher

Student presentations on form & spontaneity, social expectation & emotion, US505        

Jake Berard, Cistercian: Spontaneous Informality

Emily Budarapu, Greenhill: Imprisoned by Society

Hannah Caplan, Greenhill: Tradition vs. Rebellion

Student interlocutor, Greenhill’s Sarah Nuñez

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill science chair Jeff Funkhouser

Student presentations on gender roles: US401                                                                

Chloe Pyron, Fort Worth Country Day: Love Under the Influence

Ransom Swinney, Oakridge: Gender Relations in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Miranda Walker, Ursuline: Gender Roles in A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Glimpse into Reality

Student interlocutor, Cistercian’s Ethan Scott

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill history instructor and freshmen class dean Genie Burke

        

Student presentations on gender roles, US402

Maggie Baum, Ursuline: Life Under the Patriarchy

Casey Butler, Ursuline: Boys Will Be Boys: An Analysis of the Gender Roles in A Midsummer Night’s Dream                                                                

Annie Phillips, Fort Worth Country Day: The Patriarchy and Feminism of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Student interlocutor, Greenhill’s Abbas Hassan and Stephen Crotty

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill director of academics Jason Yaffe

Student presentations on fairies, US403                                                                

Annie Ablon, Greenhill: Fairies in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Marshall Comeaux, Cistercian: The Reinvention of Fairies

Drake Heptig, Greenhill: The Ripple Effect

Student interlocutor, Fort Worth Country Day’s Auril Maxwell

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill history chair Scott Cotton

Student presentations on a variety of topics, US404                        

Andy Crowe, St. Mark’s:  A Midsummer Night’s Conflict

Mike Garnett, Cistercian: The Inseparability of Emotion and Social Conformity

Lane Hirsch, Greenhill: The Spectrum of Love                        

Student interlocutor, Fort Worth Country Day’s Adam Tunnard

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill director of athletics Chad Wabrek

Student presentations on a variety of topics, US405        

Elaine Li, Greenhill, A Midsummer Night’s Dream’s Stereotypes                                        Mishael Khan, Greenhill. The Struggle for Happiness; Whether by Means of Order or Chaos

Timothy Wegener, Greenhill. Hermia and Helena: Friendship in A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Student interlocutor, Fort Worth Country Day’s Annalee Kerrigan

Faculty facilitator, Greenhill Spanish instructor Mary Tapia

        

Acting workshop in the dance/choral studio (upstairs in MPAC): A crash course in slapstick, led by Oakridge theater director Brad DeBorde

Visual arts workshop--Students will create a work of art under the direction of Greenhill art instructor Lesley Rucker. Works will be posted in the Michael Manes Lobby of the MPAC during the snack break.

Film workshop (MPAC room 220)--reviewing and discussing Shakespeare adapted for film, led by Greenhill film instructor Corbin Doyle

10:40am - 11:55am: MdsmmrNghtsDrm, Rose Hall MPAC: Adapted and directed by Greenhill theater director Catherine Hopkins. Note the early start time of this session.

Mindfulness workshop, US308--Emptying your bosoms with our counsel sweet. An escape from the campus, conducted by Greenhill’s counseling department        

English department panel discussion on Comedy, US Lecture hall: Comedy in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare, and beyond, discussed most obscenely and courageously by Greenhill English faculty Trey Colvin, Blake Harkey, Tom Perryman, and Linda Woolley.

English department panel discussion on Gender, US Elliott Center. Gender in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Shakespeare, and beyond. Thou shalt know the man (and the woman) thanks to Greenhill English faculty Crystal Duckert, Andy Mercurio, and Karin Thomas.

12:00-12:30                                        Rose Hall, MPAC

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: “Clown, Boy, and Leading Man: The Three Stars of Shakespeare's Stage” by Dr. Dan Moss, associate professor of English at Southern Methodist University in Dallas                                                

LUNCH (Lunch provided by Greenhill)                

12:45-1:45

Greenhill Dining Hall

Emergency contact numbers:

Greenhill US nurse: 214-732-1022

Greenhill Dean of Students Jack Oros: 972-816-3699

Greenhill US office Chris Baker: 972-628-5447

Greenhill Security: 972-523-6756

Greenhill’s Joel Garza 972-841-7898

Cistercian’s Gary Nied: 469-499-5418

Fort Worth Country Day’s Catherine Collins: 817-228-3060

Fort Worth Country Day’s Spencer Smith 903-316-1839

St. Mark’s Geoffrey Stanbury: 312-391-7107

Oakridge’s Jared Colley: 817-863-2481

Ursuline’s Stephen Da Silva: 214-663-3666