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Shakespeare Schools Festival


Wed 20 Nov - Fri 22 Nov 2019


Shakespeare Schools Foundation uses the unique power of Shakespeare to transform lives. We are the world’s largest youth drama festival, enabling close to 1,000 schools to bring their interpretations of Shakespeare to 130 professional theatres across the UK.
Being part of SSF is a life-changing opportunity for young people to gain professional theatre experience and to perform in front of a paying audience alongside their peers from other schools. It may well be the first time in a professional theatre building for some of the students and indeed the audience members.
Each performance night aims to be a celebration of the young people who take part; to bring a community together and to raise the profile of the arts in your region.