Shakespeare Festival St Louis - In the Schools

Education Tour

Through over 100 school partnerships, our 50-minute performances and workshops engage students in the timeless works of Shakespeare. Read more about the Education Tour here.


Monday, February 5 – Sunday, April 15, 2018

Performances are 50 minutes long, followed by a Q&A with the actors for up to 20 minutes.

Adapted and directed by Joanna Battles
(recommended for grades 6-12)

Despite their families’ mutual hatred, young Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet innocently fall in love. Torn between familial loyalty and their passion for each other, these “star-crossed” lovers devise a tragic plan, ultimately forcing the reconciliation of their feuding families.
Themes highlighted: Family, Love, Loyalty, Forgiveness

A new play inspired by The Comedy of Errors
Written by Nancy Bell; Directed by Gary Wayne Barker
(recommended for grades K-5)

A cross-country family road trip adventure inspired by the wacky mistaken identity hijinks of The Comedy of Errors. Two sets of twins from two different vacationing families get mixed up and it’s up to the kids to find their way back to where they belong. A fast-paced, silly and heartwarming quest for belonging and the perfect summer vacation.
Themes highlighted: Resilience, Identity, Family

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Tour Legacy

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Shakespeare Squadron

The Shakespeare Squadron offers advanced acting and Shakespeare training for young artists ages 11-18. Classes meet weekly October through April, and offer advanced instruction in text, poetry, acting technique, movement, voice, creating a character, and ensemble theater. MORE

Summer Camps with the Bard!

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis offers unique summer arts opportunities at locations across St. Louis. Registration for camps begins in late spring. MORE



For more information please contact us at 314.531.9800  or email