Teachers’ Workshops

Our workshops are designed to help teachers make Shakespeare fun and accessible within the classroom.  Programs are structured around a Shakespeare text and will enable teachers to integrate theater-based activities into their curriculum in order to engage students with Shakespeare’s stories.

Teachers’ Shakespeare Institute

"I've been to countless workshops in my 15 years of teaching...this workshop was my all-time favorite. It reinvigorated so much about my own pedagogy and simply my own personality."

Dates: June 29 - 30, 2016

Times: 10:00am - 5:00pm, daily

Location: Boscobel House and Gardens, 1601 Route 9D Garrison, NY 10524

Cost: $350 per teacher (includes lunch and some supplies)

Over the course of two days, HVSF Artists and local scholars will engage you in interactive theater activities and in-depth discussions. These workshops will challenge you to think creatively and critically about Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet all while working toward a final, group presentation developed using prompts from each activity and examples from the text. We’ll discuss how to integrate these techniques into your curriculum; how to apply them to a variety of Shakespeare's texts and how they will enable students to explore and analyze Shakespeare's stories, language, characters and themes while promoting communication, collaboration and confidence. 

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In-School Teachers’ Resource Workshop

Teachers’ Resource Workshops can be held in a classroom, auditorium or comparable space. Maximum of 25 participants per workshop. Running time is 90 minutes.

Cost: $750 per workshop

To book an in-school workshop or express interest in attending our Institute contact Nora Rosoff, Education and Outreach Manager at (845) 809-5750 x13 or nora@hvshakespeare.org