"Therefore, my lord, go travel for a while."
Our Shakespeare-in-the-Schools tour travels to area schools and other venues every year from January to April.
The Utah Shakespeare Festival is once again hitting the road with its Shakespeare-in-the-Schools touring production—this year performing the famous and monumental story of Hamlet. From January to April, the Festival will take its production of Hamlet to more than 25,000 students in five western states. The tour will spend 14 weeks on the road visiting schools, community centers, and correctional facilities in Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Colorado and Arizona with over 65 performances for more than 120 schools. Also included is a fifteen-minute post-show discussion with the actors and optional workshops in Stage Combat, Performing Shakespeare's Text, and Developing Character through Improvisation.
The cost of the full program is $1,000, plus additional fees for workshops. Limited grants are available.
For information or to book the tour, please call
Director — Frank Honts
Scenic Designer — Benjamin Hohman
Costume Designer — Kyle Schellinger
Lighting Designer — Scott Palfreyman
Associate Lighting Designer — Heather Reynolds
Technical Director — Emily Erdman
Costume Director — Jeff Lieder
Draper — Steven Schmid
Costume/Wardrobe Technicians — Clare Richey-Kaplan, Emily Strohmenger
Properties Director — Marielle Boneau
Fight Choreographer — Kristen Mun
Booking Manager — Chelsea Kauffman
Artistic Touring Staff
Company Manager — Devery North
Stage Manager — Kaitlyn Driesen
Technical Director — Katie Kahut
Barnardo, officer and soldier — Jacob Mundell
Horatio, Hamlet’s friend and fellow student — Kyle Curry
Marcellus, officer and soldier — Domonique Champion
Ghost of Hamlet, the former king of Denmark and Hamlet’s father — Kelly Rogers
Claudius, king of Denmark and Hamlet’s uncle — Jacob Mundell
Laertes, Polonius’s son — Marco Antonio Vega
Polonius, councilor to the king — Domonique Champion
Hamlet, prince of Denmark — Allie Babich
Gertrude, queen of Denmark and Hamlet’s mother — Kelly Rogers
Ophelia, Polonius’s daughter — Natalie Blackman
Rosencrantz — Marco Antonio Vega
Guildenstern — Kyle Curry
Player King — Marco Antonio Vega
Player Queen — Natalie Blackman
Players — Domonique Champion, Kyle Curry
Gravediggers — Jacob Mundell, Kelly Rogers
Priest — Domonique Champion
Osric, member of the Danish court — Natalie Blackman
Attendant — Domonique Champion
Top photo: A scene from the 2015 Shakespeare-in-the-Schools production of Macbeth.