“Be govern’d by your knowledge, and proceed”
King Lear (IV.vii)
ABOUT THE SOCIETY
“The San Diego Shakespeare Society’s mission is to introduce, educate and encourage the public’s understanding and enjoyment of the works of William Shakespeare.”
- To encourage the study of the life and works of William Shakespeare
- To foster and promote an interest in other literature, poetry, art and music through lectures, competitions, performances and the like.
The San Diego Shakespeare Society is a charitable nonprofit organized under 501(c)(3) rules.
Awards and Recognition
The San Diego Educational Theatre Association, in partnership with The San Diego County Office of Education, La Jolla Playhouse, The Old Globe Theatre and the San Diego Unified School District presented the Seventh Annual Bravissimo Award of Excellence in Theatre Education to Alex Sandie, President of the San Diego Shakespeare Society.
The San Diego Shakespeare Society, in May 2010, was the recipient of the CATE Award of Merit from the Greater San Diego Council of Teachers of English for presenting the Annual Student Shakespeare Festival which is open to all schools in San Diego County.
VARIOUS STUDENT FESTIVAL PROCLAMATIONS FROM THE CITY, COUNTY OF SAN DIEGO and STATE OF CALIFORNIA.
Special Commendation from the City of San Diego in Honor of Dedication to the Arts, May 23, 2005.
STAGES AWARD to the San Diego Shakespeare Society for its contribution to San Diego Arts Community, November, 2004, by Korbett Kompany Productions.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS