Programs & Activities

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 New York Shakespeare Competition

Schools in the Greater New York City Area (NYC, Long Island, and Westchester) serving grades 9-12 are invited to participate.

School Competition

Complete 2018 School Participation Form by February 6, 2018 to register your school

Notify the ESU New York of your School Winner by completing the School Winner Entry Form by February 13, 2018

  • You will be contacted with information on your semi-final date and time (February 26, March 1, or March 2 at the ESU National Headquarters)
  • All School Winners must complete and return the Photo Release Form by February 20, 2018

Branch Competition Semi-Finals

3:30-6:00pm, February 26, March 1 & March 2, 2018 at the ESU National Headquarters (144 East 39th Street, New York) 

Branch Competition Finals

3:30-6:00pm, March 9, 2018 at The Morgan Library & Museum (225 Madison Avenue, New York)

National Competition

The ESU New York Branch Winner will advance to the National Competition, tentatively scheduled for April 23, 2018 (Location to be confirmed)