Raising the Bard in San Diego!


CALLING ALL TEACHERS!!

PARTICIPATE IN THE 2015 SAN DIEGO STUDENT SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL

Do you and your students want to be in our festival this year? Great!!!

>> See our Teacher Info page

 


JULIUS CAESAR…. IN LA JOLLA!!! Tuesday Jan 27th

JULIUS CAESAR…. IN SEAPORT VILLAGE!!! Tuesday Feb 3rd

PERICLES…. IN ENCINITAS!!!  Tuesday Feb 13th

shakespeare at the beach

Come and join in one of our opening readings. Always free!! Everyone welcome to read or just listen. Great directors, nice company, good fun.

>> Find out more

 


SHAKESPEARE SONNETS – LOVE POEMS ON VALENTINE’S DAY

Join us on Valentine’s Day to hear some of the greatest expressions of love ever written. Anyone is welcome at this free event to come along and read a sonnet, or just listen. People new to Shakespeare’s Sonnets especially welcome! We’ll meet in the cafe seating area of the Upstart Crow, so grab a latte and a snack at the coffee bar and come join in! Pop-ins welcome so no need to stay for the whole event. We’ll have rewards for couples who read. Concludes with an optional walk to the Kissing Sailor statue on the bayside. Directed by San Diego Shakespeare Society President Alex Sandie.

Upstart Crow Bookstore and Coffee Shop, Seaport Village, Downtown

  • Saturday, Feb 14th, 2015.
    3.30pm-5.00pm

 


UPCOMING OPEN SHAKESPEARE READINGS

Join us for one of these regular informal evenings with the Bard, starring you! All welcome. Free. Anyone can join in the reading or just come along to listen. Parts are re-assigned before each scene so everyone who wants to can read.

These popular readings are fun, interactive, creative, and great public speaking and acting practice. They are also a good way to meet other people who are interested in Shakespeare and his work.

We hold open readings every month at several locations including:

  • Upstart Crow Bookstore and Coffee Shop, Seaport Village
  • Encinitas Library
  • La Jolla Library
  • Central Library in downtown

>> See more info and the schedule of upcoming readings

 


OUR ANNUAL STUDENT SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL IN BALBOA PARK, 2015

A wonderful afternoon of performance, theater art, and sheer enthusiasm in the beautiful surroundings of Balboa Park! This annual event is free and everyone is invited! Hundreds of students from schools from the city and county will perform 10-minute scenes from Shakespeare on a number of outdoor stages along the El Prado pedestrian promenade. There’s drama, comedy, music, dance, and fantastic costumes.

Now in its 10th year!!

Mark your calendar for 2015’s Student Shakespeare Festival:

  • Saturday April 25th, 2015
    12.30 – 4pm
    Balboa Park

>> See more info about the Festival

 

Click to see our 2015 Festival Flyer

Click to see our 2015 Festival Flyer full-screen