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National Shakespeare Competition

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2018 ESU St. Louis Shakespeare Competition

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

School Competition

Complete 2018 School Participation Form to register your school by January 17, 2018

Notify the ESU St. Louis of your School Winner by completing the School Winner Entry Form by January 19, 2018

  • All School Winners must complete and return the Photo Release Form by January 19, 2018

Branch Competition Finals

9:00am, February 3, 2018 at Fontbonne University, 6800 Wydown Blvd., St. Louis, MO 63105

National Competition

The ESU St. Louis Branch 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

St. Louis Branch

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Welcome to the ESU

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.

To find out more about our programs click here.