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Department of English

Shakespeare Study Tour

September 18-20, 2015
American Shakespeare Center, Staunton, VA

Combine education, entertainment, and tourism on this Shakespeare study tour. Along with workshops, lectures and tours, you will enjoy performances of three Shakespearean plays of infatuation, romance, passion, and jealousy.  A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Winter’s Tale, and Antony and Cleopatra will be performed in the company’s engaging, audience-friendly style emphasizing "original performance practices," in the beautiful recreation of Shakespeare’s Blackfriars Playhouse, an all-wooden, decorated Tudor hall lit by chandeliers and wall sconces.  Centrally lodged in the elegant Stonewall Jackson Inn adjacent to the theater, you can also wander  the "hip and historic" town of Staunton, one of the oldest cities west of the Blue Ridge Mountains nestled in scenic Shenandoah Valley, and enjoy its many eateries, shops, and historic sites such as the birthplace and museum of President Woodrow Wilson.

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Camp Shakespeare

Summer, 2012
Expenses-paid workshop at KSU for High School Teachers

Fear Shakespeare No More!

High school teachers of English and Drama will want to apply now for this week-long, expenses-paid workshop at K-State, where they will have the professional development opportunity to learn techniques for bringing Shakespeare from “page to stage” in their own schools and communities. Upon application and recommendation from a principal, ten to twelve teachers will be competitively awarded grants for this exciting opportunity, directed by Professor of English Donald Hedrick and staffed by college and high school faculty in English and Drama.  For an application form, click on the link below.