Shakespeare in the ClassroomExceptional professional development for teachers. Conquer your fear of the Bard!

$ 110

Per Student Per Course
  • 10 hours of contact time
  • Scheduled periodically throughout the year, with focus on a winter session, spring, and summer
  • Online/hybrid modules
  • Integrated with Sweet Tea Shakespeare productions
  • CEUs for professional development
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Shakespeare for the Artist

$ 110

Per Student Per Course
  • Close work on Shakespeare’s texts
  • Audition prep
  • Professional development
  • Certificate after three courses in the track
  • Insight and mentorship from fellow artists
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Shakespeare and Leadership

$ 110

Per Participant Per Course
  • Study leadership models in Shakespeare’s text
  • Team-building and company building based on Shakespearean approaches
  • Identify leaders in your organization and help them find their voice
  • Work closely with actor-mentors
  • Build deep relationships based on common experience
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Are these the only courses and tracks?

Yes. More courses may be added later. Meantime, we can tailor special courses, events, etc. on a per request basis. We plan to launch travel courses in the near future.

Can I take more than one track?

Yes. You can take courses from any of the tracks at any time and mix-and-match to suit your interests. Only those courses within a given track count toward a certificate.

What’s your refund policy?

All courses are non-refundable once you’re enrolled. Depending on your circumstance, we may be able to credit your payment towards a future course in Shakespeare Commons.

What if I have more questions?

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Track & Certificate Information

  • Certificates in each of our tracks will include a “core”/plenary course, plus two courses in the appropriate content area.
  • Certificates may be earned over any length of time.
  • Multiple certificates may be offered so long as the student has the minimum number of qualifying credits for each certificate.
  • Credits may not be duplicated across certificates.

Core/Plenary Course

  • Shakespeare’s Texts and Performance

Classroom track options

  • Classroom Staging
  • Shakespeare’s Verse and Rhetoric

Leadership track options

  • Shakespeare & the Company
  • Shakespeare & Leadership

Artist track options

  • Playing Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare’s Stagecraft
  • Shakespeare’s Verse and Rhetoric

All courses have 10 hours of contact/content time and earn one CEU, if applicable.

Additional track options may be added down the road. Because of the integration with Sweet Tea Shakespeare performances, each course can be offered even if only a single student is enrolled. Several classes will have a hybrid component, with selected readings, videos, and coursework available online.

Date/s and Time: Offered in January, over Cumberland County Public Schools’ Spring Break, plus April-July annually, with applications and registration available in advance.

Not seeing what you like?

We can tailor  a bespoke course, track, sequence, or event for groups large and small, from teacher PD days to performance talkbacks, from group theatre outings to intensive professional development retreats.

Contact us today if you’re interested in a custom event.