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“Shakespeare in Schools” Program

Unique and Interactive

The “Shakespeare in Schools” program is designed to introduce Shakespeare to middle and high school students in an entertaining, informative, and fun way… at absolutely no cost to instructors or schools!

Our innovative program will not only teach your students critical language arts skills, but will also heighten their appreciation for literature and have them acting Shakespeare comfortably within the first 10 minutes of class!

In Your Classroom

"Shakespeare in Schools” is a 90 minute program that can be done in one day or broken down into two 45 minute sections.

We bring combination of on-your-feet activities and theatrical performances to your classroom and reinforce learned principles thorugh comprehensive study guides. 

Review Documents

For more information, or to schedule your class for an appointment, please contact Chris Taylor, Director of Education, at 509-325-2507 x406 or via email at chris@spokanecivictheatre.com


Participants are loving "Shakespeare in Schools"

The "Shakespeare in Schools" program continues to be a hit with teachers and students alike.

Many students are finding themselves less apprehensive of studying Shakespeare as a result of this innovative program. Students considering furthering their education in the arts are finding the program especially encouraging.

But you don’t have to take our word for it! Read letters from our students.

  • This was a GREAT introduction to Shakespeare and (a) very helpful unit with my eight graders.”
    - Karen May, Mountainside Middle School
     
  • “Awesome program.”
    Miranda Hein, Shadle Park High School
     
  • “The students were excited and Romeo and Juliet was easy to understand. It was a fun experience for (my) students”.
    - Tara Murto, Northwood Middle School
     
  • "This was such a treat. Chris has great energy and enthusiasm. The paraphrasing was excellent.” - Merri Layton, Northwood Middle School
     
  • “Hey! You’re the Shakespeare guy!”
    Random 8th grader to Chris Taylor in the hallway at Northwood Middle School
     

"Shakespeare" in the News

 
PHOTO BY JESSE TINSLEY

Robert Robison, center, reads from “Romeo and Juliet” in a senior English class Friday at Rogers High School. Kelsie Graves, left, and Heather Johnson listen.

Read the article from The Spokesman Review

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