The English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition assists high school teachers across the country with their Shakespeare and language arts curricula. Through the competition, students are encouraged to develop their communication skills and an appreciation of the power of language and literature.
2018 ESU Charlottesville Shakespeare Competition
Schools in the Charlottesville area serving grades 9-12 are invited to participate.
Complete 2018 School Participation Form by November 13, 2017 to register your school
Notify the ESU Charlottesville of your School Winner by completing the School Winner Entry Form by January 26, 2018
Branch Competition Finals
10:00am, February 10, 2018 at the American Shakespeare Center (10 S. Market Street, Staunton, VA 24401)
The ESU Charlottesville Branch Winner will advance to the National Competition on April 23, 2018 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City
The ESU celebrates English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, educators, and members.
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