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Shepherd Shakespeare Company

Shepherd Shakespeare Company

SSCo was founded by a husband and wife team—Chester and Katy Shepherd—who share a love of theatre and performing for audiences of all ages. Both experienced theatre artists and educators, they have acted, directed, and taught all across the country and have been fortunate to work extensively

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A Midsummer Night's Dream (MS/HS)


Program Description

Two actors play eighteen different characters in this fast and fun, hour-long cut of Shakespeare’s classic comedy. As the fairy queen and king, Titania and Oberon, wrestle for control, Puck, Oberon’s servant, wreaks mayhem, causing people to fall in and out of love in an instant. Meanwhile, a group of workers from Athens try to rehearse a play in the woods, but they too get mixed up in the


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Program Detail

Program type: Assembly/Performance
Artistic Discipline: Literary Arts, Theater
Cultural Origin: European
Subject: Language Arts, Theatre Arts
Population Served Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9
Bilingual: No
Available dates:


Space / technical requirements:

16’x16′ performance space

Access to power outlet


We come to you!

Fees / Ticketing:

$595/$545 with multiple bookings


NC Standard Course of Study:

B-A.A.1 Analyze literary texts and performances.

B-A.CU.2 Understand the traditions, roles, and conventions of theatre as an art form.


NC Essential Standards:

RL.8.7 Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors.

RL.11-12.7 Analyze multiple interpretations of a story, drama, or poem, evaluating how each version interprets the source text.

Supporting Materials


Conducts educational programming for 2 or more years: Yes
Maintains general liability insurance (Individuals and organizations listed in this Directory can provide proof of insurance upon request. ASC does not hold copies of current documentation for providers): Yes
Three letters of recommendation / references available: Yes
Provides study guides for teachers and or students: Yes
Connects to State and or Common Core Curriculum Standards: Yes
Provides tools to assess student learning (workshops and residencies): Yes
Provides scholarship and reduced fees: Yes
Conducts ongoing assessments of program quality: Yes




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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations with less than 48 hours notice will result in a $50 charge.