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Education Program Partner


We have a number of different options for you to bring Stratford to your students whether you are teaching in the classroom or at a distance. Learn more

University Courses 
For-credit courses delivered in partnership with the Universities of Guelph and Windsor, Western, Brock and St. Jerome’s University (affiliated with the University of Waterloo).

  • Shakespeare in Performance: Taught by a university professor featuring guest artists, this course offers a historical, theoretical and analytical introduction to Shakespeare
  • Voice and Text: Taught by Stratford Festival coaches, this practical course invites students to explore acting techniques and exercises to develop their voice with a particular focus on classical text. 

Contact to learn more about 2021 courses.

Shakespearean Theatre Conference 
The conference is jointly organized by the University of Waterloo and the Stratford Festival. The fourth conference is slated for 2022.

The Shakespeare Lecture - McGill
The Shakespeare Lecture  was established in 1992 and is presented in partnership with the Friends of the McGill Library. Events such as the Shakespeare Lecture create a strong presence in the community, and build awareness of the Library’s role in the life and outreach of McGill.