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 Southwest Virginia Shakespeare Competition
Schools in the Southwest Virginia area serving grades 9-12 are invited to participate.
Complete 2018 School Participation Form by November 1, 2017
Notify the ESU Southwest Virginia of your School Winner by completing the School Winner Entry Form by January 1, 2018
Branch Competition Finals
10:00am, February 3, 2018 at Virginia Western Community College
The ESU Southwest Virginia 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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