Programs

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Free Shakespeare in the Park

The 35th Anniversary season of Free Shakespeare in the Park features Hamlet, directed by Resident Artist Stephen Muterspaugh.

Shakespeare on Tour

Twelfth Night, Shakespeare’s heartfelt comedy, follows the journeys of castaway twins who are separated in an unfamiliar land full of lovesick suitors and mischievous revelers. One of Shakespeare’s greatest heroines, Viola, makes profound discoveries about the nature of love, loss, and identity. SF Shakes Education Director Carl Holvick stages this 55-minute show, performed in Shakespeare’s original text.

Tailor Made Residencies

Tailor-Made Residencies bring San Francisco Shakespeare Festival’s 30 years of educational and theatrical expertise to students for an immersive experience that they will never forget! Collaborating with classroom teachers, we create curriculum that is specifically tailored to their learning objectives and their students.

Midnight Shakespeare

Midnight Shakespeare teams inner-city youth and professional theater instructors to create a wonderful alternative learning opportunity. Specifically targeting under-served neighborhoods, students work in an ensemble atmosphere to strengthen verbal and written communication skills while building an appreciation for technique, discipline and sacrifice - all necessary ingredients for achievement.

Bay Area Shakespeare Camps

Study Shakespeare in a fun, supportive atmosphere, learn the skills needed to perform the plays, and make new friends with similar interests! We offer Shakespeare Camp programs for ages 4-18.

Adult Education

SF Shakes is deeply committed to lifelong learning, and provides several opportunities for adult community members to explore Shakespeare's plays regardless of their experience or background.