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Schools: Sign-Up for the 2015 Shakespeare Competition By Dec. 15

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We invited schools serving Grades 9-12 in the New York City area (including Westchester and Long Island) to participate in the 2015 Shakespeare Competition. In this free program, high school students nationwide read, analyze, perform and recite Shakespearean monologues and sonnets in as many as three qualifying stages: school, community (ESU Branch) and national levels. To sign-up your school, please complete the 2015 School Participation Form by December 15th.

 

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Free Workshop for NYC Area Competition Teachers

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We invite NYC area high school teachers to join us for a free interactive workshop on the Shakespeare Competition on Monday, November 17th from 4:00-6:00 PM at the English-Speaking Union in Manhattan (144 East 39th Street).  Space is limited.  Register by November 14th.

 

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ESU New York Branch Elects New President

Outgoing President mark Stollar (left) congratulations Dr. Paul Beresford-Hill MBE on his election as the new President of the New York Branch.  For background on Dr. Beresford-Hill MBE, click here.

 
 

King Lear Teacher Workshop

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Joseph Marcell as King Lear (Photo Credit: Shakespeare's Globe)

The English-Speaking Union (in partnership with Shakespeare's GlobeNYU Skirball and The Folger Shakespeare Library) invites local secondary teachers to a workshop on King Lear (October 5, 2015).  Learn more

 

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Scholarships Available to NYC DOE Teachers: Shakespeare Teacher Intensive (July 24 & 25, 2014)

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The English-Speaking Union is again offering scholarships to educators for its Shakespeare Teacher Intensive in New York City this summer.  The Karen Jeff Scholarship, named for the ESU's late Director of Education, is a competitive award open to New York City Board of Education middle and high school teachers.   To apply, please complete the application and return by June 23, 2014 to:  Katharine Moran, Manager of Shakespeare Education Programs, at kmoran@esuus.org.

 

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