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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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Romeo & Juliet


Program Description

Two actors play all the roles in this fresh and exciting hour-long version of Shakespeare’s thrilling tragedy. Star-crossed lovers Romeo and Juliet try to cling to their love as conflict rages around them. Middle and high school students will see the play in a new light as the text comes to life as a funny and heartbreaking tale before their eyes.

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:

Currently touring

Space / technical requirements:

16 x 16 performance space

Access to power outlet


We come to you!

Fees / Ticketing:

$595 or $545 with multiple bookings


NC Standard Course of Study:

RL.8.3 Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

RL.9-10.3 Analyze how complex characters develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme.

RL.11-12.3 Analyze the impact of the author’s choices regarding how to develop and relate elements of a story or drama.

NC Essential Standards:

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.


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.