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The English-Speaking Union National Shakespeare Competition

2022 ESU National shakespeare competition: Central Florida branch

Welcome to the 39th Annual ESU National Shakespeare Competition: Central Florida Branch.

Please see dates below and contact Ginger Bryant at gbryant@lhps.org with any questions.

October 29, 2021: Deadline for school registration.

February 1, 2022: Deadline for school winner forms, announcement of your winner's monologue and sonnet, nominations for "For the Love of the Bard" award, and completed photo release forms.

February 21, 2022 (President's Day): In person competition at Orlando Shakes Theater with a check-in time no later than 3:30P.M.


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