In this programme, young people will be encouraged to engage with Shakespeare’s language through a practical exploration of his plays and through experiencing live performance.

They will also find out about Shakespeare’s relationship with the modern world by researching his connections with role models from their own culture.

The project also encourages young people to share their knowledge and passion with other individuals or groups within a younger age range.

The 6-month programme entails four parts:

  1. taking Part - participating practically with Shakespeare
  2. being the Audience – experiencing Shakespeare live
  3. arts Heroes and Heroines – find the Shakespeare connection
  4. arts Apprenticeship – inspiring others with Shakespeare.