In-School Workshops

Fourth Grade and up

►One-day Shakespeare workshops and master classes.

►Shakespeare Residency programs (minimum of 5 days).

►Acting, stage combat and improvisation workshops and residency programs.

Engage students in Shakespeare’s language and characters in a custom-designed program.

Workshops can be held in a classroom, auditorium or comparable space.  Maximum of 40 participants per workshop. Running time is 45 minutes. Workshops are available year-round.


  1. Shakespeare workshops are $375 - $635 per day.
  2. Shakespeare Residency programs are $615 per day.
  3. Theater arts workshops are priced upon request.

(Prices reflect 1 - 2 Teaching Artists and 1 – 5 workshops per day.)

School Touring Production

Much Ado About Nothing
Directed by Christopher V. Edwards

Sixth grade and up

Our 2014 production is Much Ado About Nothing – Shakespeare’s beloved comedy where gossip, reputation and the battle of the sexes are front and center in the public forum of the digital age.

Includes a post-show talkback. Performance can be held in a school auditorium, theater or comparable space and has basic technical needs. Maximum audience size of 500 people per performance. Running time is 90 minutes.

HVSF will tour from March 24 – May 2, 2014. Performances can be booked seven days a week, either during the school day or in the evening.


$1,925 for one performance/$3,200 for two performances in a single day.


HVSF's program is part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.






For more information on any of the Education programs, please email Nora Rosoff, Education Programs Manager, or contact her at the HVSF office at 845-809-5750.