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National Shakespeare Competition

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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 Dallas Shakespeare Competition

Schools in the Dallas area serving grades 9-12 are invited to participate.

School Competition

Complete 2018 School Participation Form by December 8, 2017 to register your school

Notify the ESU Dallas of your School Winner by completing the School Winner Entry Form by January 31, 2018

  • All School Winners must complete and return the Photo Release Form by January 31, 2018

Branch Competition Finals

9:00am, February 24, 2018, Highland Park High School Auditorium (4220 Emerson Ave., Dallas, TX 75205)

National Competition

The ESU Dallas Branch Winner will advance to the National Competition on April 23, 2018 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City