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Shakespeare For Kids?

Yes! Our Shakespeare adaptations have been tried and it’s true. Teachers are using our adaptations across the globe and reports are in: Students revel in the word play and twisty plots. Parents enjoy watching their children delight in the classic tales. Local communities are especially impressed by the quality of the language and performance. We […]

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Try The Tragic Romeo & Juliet!

Over the past few years I’ve received several requests for an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, but I always felt that I shouldn’t write one. My reasons were numerous, but the main reason was this: I was worried I wouldn’t be able to honor the true spirit of the play while making it accessible to […]

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Midsummer in Florida

When Dana Alvarez  was in high school she had the opportunity to attend the National Shakespeare Competition in New  York City and visit The Globe Theatre in London.  These two experiences solidified her love of Shakespeare and the world in which he lived. Dana, now a 5th grade teacher of Gifted students in Cape Coral, […]

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Music I’ve had requests from several teachers to share songs I’ve taught to my students while working with Shakespeare. So, while writing the Director’s Support piece to our new Script Kits, I compiled a list of appropriate songs. Some I’ve worked with personally, and others I choose because they accompany our adaptations very well. Not […]

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Customized Performance in North Carolina

Jennifer Mounce, of North Carolina, recently reported back to us regarding the success of her group’s production of Much Ado About Nothing. Jennifer is a homeschool mom of five, and member of a five family homeschool co-op. They cover history, science, writing, art, and music as a group. Every spring their co-op produces a Shakespeare […]

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TeCo Theatrical Productions!

Kids Love Shakespeare recently received an exciting update from Teresa Coleman Wash, Executive Artistic Director for TeCo Theatrical Productions in Dallas, Texas. TeCo Theatrical Productions is an award-winning multicultural non-profit theatre company whose mission is to cultivate a diverse and vibrant arts community while creating opportunities for local and emerging artists through performance and education. […]

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Kids Love Shakespeare in the Newspaper

We love to feature (and celebrate!) teachers and classrooms who are exploring the world of William Shakespeare. Please forward photos and/or articles about your classroom to Congratulations to Nancy Price, 2nd and 3rd grade teacher from Oregon for completing a successful study of Shakespeare with her students. Nancy attended Marieka’s workshop at the International […]

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