Shakespeare Festival


Parker Arts Shakespeare Festival 
Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Parker Arts Shakespeare Festival is a theatrical competition for Douglas County middle schools and high schools. Students will perform a scene or portion of a scene from a Shakespeare play or soliloquy of their choosing and be evaluated by expert judges. The six highest scoring performances will perform on the PACE Center Main Stage and will receive a Bard’s Prize trophy for the 2020 Parker Arts Shakespeare Festival!

Following auditions at school, groups and soliloquies will be accepted to participate in the Festival. Student participants must register online. The registration fee is $10 and includes pizza. Participants may purchase a 2020 Shakespeare Festival T-Shirt for $18 during the registration process. T-Shirts may be picked up at the Festival. 

Participants selected to participate should CLICK HERE for more information.

Teachers, friends, and family are welcome to attend the festival for free as spectators and provide support by purchasing a 2020 Shakespeare Festival T-shirt for $18.00 here.

  Parker Arts mission in offering a Shakespeare festival is to: 

  • Increase appreciation and understanding of Shakespeare works;
  • Provide an opportunity for youth to perform;
  • Foster community creativity and engagement; and
  • Generate awareness of Parker Arts education and enrichment opportunities.

Download the 2020 Shakespeare Festival Participation Packet here.