"There shall he practise tilts and tournaments."
—The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Southern Utah University • September 28 - 30, 2017
The forty-first annual Shakespeare Competition, hosted by the Utah Shakespeare Festival and Southern Utah University is scheduled for September 28–30, 2017. The competition gives junior and high school students from around the nation a chance to present material from Shakespearean literature in various artistic forms. This work is adjudicated by professionals in their fields, who also offer various workshops that can be attended for university credit.
2017 Competition: September 28 - 30
Registration deadline: September 15, 2017
The basic registration fee for each participating school is $200. Each additional competitive event is $75. Additional non-competing students are $5.
Shakespeare Scene Resources
The following files are resources that can be utilized by your students in finding scenes for Shakespeare study and performance. Meg Grierson, former Spanish Fork High School Theatre Director, has created the Competition Scenes List. The Excel file was created by the Festival Education department. These resources can serve as suggestions for possible scene work
Videos from the Shakespeare Competition
The Utah Shakespeare Festival reserves the right to use images, video, and other recordings of students and schools attending the Shakespeare Competition for archival and promotional purposes. For more information, please contact the Festival at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, call 435-865-8333.
Top photo: a rehearsal of students attending the annual Shakespeare Competition of the Utah Shakespeare Festival.