December TBA – Live recording and radio performance of George Bernard Shaw’s THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS

March-April TBA – Presentation of films of Royal Shakespeare Company productions of LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST and LOVE’S LABOUR’S WON (MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING)

March-May, 2015 – Shakespeare in the Parks MACBETH tour

June 3-August 9, 2014 – The 55th Season of Kentucky Shakespeare Festival in Central Park. 

June 3-July 25: “The Tempest.” Directed by Matt Wallace.

June 18-July 25: “The Taming of the Shrew.” Directed by Amy Attaway.

July 2-July 26: “Macbeth.” Directed by Matt Wallace.

• All three plays will be performed in repertory July 14-July 26.

July 25: Bard-a-Thon. Kentucky Shakespeare performs all three plays in one day.

July 29-Aug. 2: “The Comedy of Errors” performed by the Globe Players, Kentucky Shakespeare’s student production.

Aug. 4-9: Community Partners Week (other theater companies’ performances).

• “Recent and Relevant Shakespeare” New commissioned work form Theatre[502]

• “Chasing Ophelia” by Doug Schutte of The Bard’s Town Theatre.

PLUS

• “Late Night Shakes” Improvised Shakespeare by the Louisville Improvisors at 10:30 p.m. June 27, July 11 and 18.

• All evenings include food trucks, an open bar called Will’s Tavern and pre-show entertainment provided by groups from throughout the community.

 

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For Teachers
In the few signatures that have survived, Shakespeare spelled his name “Willm Shaksp,” “William Shakespe,” and “Wm Shakspe,” – but never “William Shakespeare.”

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- Education Brochure

Kentucky Shakespeare is the largest in-school arts education organization in the Commonwealth, visiting 50,000 students each year.  Since 1990, Kentucky Shakespeare has made the works of Shakespeare accessible to over 1,000,000 K-12th grade students in all 120 counties of Kentucky and surrounding states.

Studies show that incorporating drama education across the curriculum increases social awareness, improves problem-solving skills and helps students make real-life connections.  Not every student learns the same, so our mission is to provide accessible drama education to all learners by tailoring our programs.  This allows Kentucky Shakespeare to maximize our educational outreach to students of all ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, learning styles, and abilities.

We provide affordable, professional and educational programs to schools. Our programs are aligned with the Common Core standards of the Commonwealth and use associated study guides, on-demand writing prompts and other supplemental materials.

Programs include:

  • Two-Person Tempest (K-5)
  • Boy Meets Girls Meets Shakespeare (4-12)
  • Living History – America (4-12)
  • Living History – Kentucky (4-12)
  • Bard Buddies (K-3)
  • Faerie Tales from Across the Globe (K-3)
  • Staging Shakespeare (4-12)
  • Residencies (All Grades)
  • After-School Programs (All Grades)
  • Camps (All Grades)
  • Spring Tour – Macbeth (6-12)

For more information or to schedule one of our art-education programs contact:

Hannah Pruitt, Education Programs Manager

502-574-9900

hannah@kyshakespeare.com

 

Kyle Ware, Director of Education

502-574-9900

kyle@kyshakespeare.com

- Video Preview

- Education Brochure

Kentucky Shakespeare is the largest in-school arts education organization in the Commonwealth, visiting 50,000 students each year.  Since 1990, Kentucky Shakespeare has made the works of Shakespeare accessible to over 1,000,000 K-12th grade students in all 120 counties of Kentucky and surrounding states.

Studies show that incorporating drama education across the curriculum increases social awareness, improves problem-solving skills and helps students make real-life connections.  Not every student learns the same, so our mission is to provide accessible drama education to all learners by tailoring our programs.  This allows Kentucky Shakespeare to maximize our educational outreach to students of all ages, socioeconomic backgrounds, learning styles, and abilities.

We provide affordable, professional and educational programs to schools. Our programs are aligned with the Common Core standards of the Commonwealth and use associated study guides, on-demand writing prompts and other supplemental materials.

Programs include:

  • Two-Person Tempest (K-5)
  • Boy Meets Girls Meets Shakespeare (4-12)
  • Living History – America (4-12)
  • Living History – Kentucky (4-12)
  • Bard Buddies (K-3)
  • Faerie Tales from Across the Globe (K-3)
  • Staging Shakespeare (4-12)
  • Residencies (All Grades)
  • After-School Programs (All Grades)
  • Camps (All Grades)
  • Spring Tour – Macbeth (6-12)

For more information or to schedule one of our art-education programs contact:

Hannah Pruitt, Education Programs Manager

502-574-9900

hannah@kyshakespeare.com

 

Kyle Ware, Director of Education

502-574-9900

kyle@kyshakespeare.com