Shakespearience Performing Arts – $500 (Seed Grant)
The Shakespearience in Class Experience
Shakespearience is a nineteen year old literacy program that empowers young people between the ages of 8 and 18 in Grades 3-12 with the possibilities of the English language. This is done by demystifying the texts of arguably its greatest practitioner by putting Shakespeare’s plays up on their feet and approaching them with an actor’s insights, tools and skills. The grant will allow the program to be offered free of charge to staff and students at Lester B Pearson’s arts enriched SHSM theatre program.