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Shakespeare After School invites local high school students to see plays, engage in workshops and meet their fellow theatre lovers – for free!* 

The Shakespeare After School "theatre club" includes:

  • Free workshops, pizza and performances
  • Membership and events are organized through Facebook
  • You can attend every event or just a few, but space is limited, so RSVP as soon as you can!
  • You’ll see at least two events in the fall and at least two in the spring or more!
  • Funded by the Teachers-Festival Liaison Council

Here's how you can sign-up for Shakespeare After School:

  1. Join the Facebook group and then watch for invitations to the events.
  2. Download the registration form, fill it in and send it to us! 

Mail: Stephanie Johns, Education Department, 55 Queen Street, P.O. Box 520, Stratford, ON N5A 6V2

Fax: Stephanie Johns, Education Department, Stratford Festival, 519.271.1126

Or simply send us an email


Shakespeare After School is open to students who are:

  • living in the Stratford, Kitchener-Waterloo and London areas
  • in Grades 9 to 12
  • in fifth year in high school
  • homeschool students in the same age range

Eligible School Boards

  • Avon Maitland District School Board
  • Huron Perth Catholic District School Board
  • Waterloo Region District School Board
  • Waterloo Catholic District School Board
  • Thames Valley District School Board
  • London District Catholic School Board
  • homeschool students living in the areas covered by these boards are also eligible