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Shakespeare Set Free Institute is Coming to New Orleans

The New Orleans Branch of the ESU is proud to sponsor a Shakespeare Set Free Institute in New Orleans this July. These are two-day interactive, intensive, non-residential institutes for middle and high school teachers in partnership with the world renown Folger Shakespeare Library. 

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Lafayette student wins Shakespeare competition

Josiah Price, a student at Early College Academy in Lafayette, placed first in the state Shakespeare competition. He received an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to compete in the nationals at Lincoln Center on April 22. If he wins in New York, Josiah will then win an all-expenses-paid trip to study acting in England. The annual competition is sponsored by the English Speaking Union (ESU). This is Josiah's first attempt at the competition, performing a monologue from OTHELLO and one of Shakespeare's sonnets.


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The English-Speaking Union

New Orleans Branch