Shakespeare for Schools



The Gaiety School of Acting – The National Theatre School of Ireland – is offering your students a brand new and unique programme. Introduce your students to the world of Shakespeare long before they enter Post Primary School Shakespeare level.

Shakespeare Primary Schools Programme is aimed at Primary students, covering a Shakespeare play, with a post performance session focusing on creating and designing your own version of the play with the opportunity to interact with the cast and crew, and learn about acting, directing, lighting and much more.

Experience an abridged version of a Shakespeare play, approx 40mins, all in Dublin’s oldest & newest theatre, Smock Alley Theatre. Explore the workings of a real theatre by visiting backstage, meeting the actors, director and tech team.This Programme endeavours to be a fun and engaging first experience of Shakespeare that students will never forget.

This unique opportuinity is open to all Primary School students during the school day.

Dates: 10th-12th February 2015

Cost: € 10.00 per student (Teachers complimentary)


Information from the Gaiety website here

If you have any questions or wish to speak directly to our Programme Co-Ordinator please contact The Gaiety School of Acting on 01 6799277 or


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