Loved or loathed, Shakespeare is studied when students hit grade 10. Dispelling the myths, rumour and fear – Great Shakes whips the Bard into shape with careful re-contextualisations to introduce students to some of his most iconic work in an engaging and digestible manner. Featuring a stellar on-screen supporting cast of QLD’s best actors, Great Shakes is the perfect intro to the Bard and will definitely prove that where there’s a will there’s a way.

English Links |  Introduction to Shakespeare, Re-contextualising, Poetry

Drama Links | Shakespeare, Multimedia Theatre, Physical Theatre, Character, Ensemble, Magical Realism

Plays | A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Merchant of Venice, The Taming of the Shrew, Romeo & Juliet + Sonnets


Metro/Sunshine Coast/ Gold Coast/ Toowoomba | Term 1 -4
Far North QLD/ Central QLD/ Wide Bay | Term 2 & 3
Northern NSW| Term 1 & 2

Space requirements | 7 x 7 m space (in-door with power)

Performance Price| $7.70 per student (inc. GST)
Minimum performance fee of $1155 applies (150 students inc. GST)

Coming soon!

Grades | 7 – 10
Duration | 50 min + Q&A
Available | Term 1 – 4