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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 Oklahoma City & Tulsa Shakespeare Competition

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

School Competition

Complete 2018 School Participation Form by January 11, 2018

Notify the ESU of your top two finalists by completing the School Winner Entry Form (one for each student) by January 18, 2018

  • All School Winners must complete and return the Photo Release Form by January 18, 2018

Branch Competition Finals

10:00am, January 25, 2018 at the Bixby High School Auditorium, Bixby, OK

National Competition

The ESU Oklahoma City & Tulsa Branches' Winner will advance to the National Competition on April 23, 2018 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, Lincoln Center, New York City


The English-Speaking Union

Tulsa Branch

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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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