Programs for Teachers

Programs for Teachers: Participants in ShakeFest, 2004.The Shakespeare Theatre is committed to partnership with classroom teachers, providing resources for innovative teaching and learning.


ShakeFest: Summer Shakespeare Institute for Teachers is a weeklong professional development intensive each July. Fun and informative, it's a "summer camp" for educators.


For each touring and Main Stage production during the school year, the Theatre's education staff produces a comprehensive, standards-based Study Guide filled with rich background information and thought-provoking activities.

Shakesperience: NJ is a spring festival of Shakespearean scenes performed by students, for students. Schools throughout New Jersey are invited to participate in this new program, developed in partnership with the Folger Shakespeare Library and Rider University.