"The Nickel Shakespeare Girls captivated audiences better than anyone else performing at the Folger Shakespeare birthday celebration" 

-- Jim Bovard, award winning author and writer for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post

Education programs

Bring us to your classroom! The Nickel Shakespeare Girls have an extensive background in education.  We offer performances and/or workshops for Elementary Schools (grade 3+), Middle Schools, High Schools or Universities. Professional Programs and longer residencies are also available. We will custom build any residency or workshop to fit your needs.


Some of the disciplines we teach include:

  • Vocal training
  • Contact improvisation
  • Clowning
  • Extreme physicality
  • Stage combat

We offer the following workshops:

  • Shakespeare's Clowns
  • Stage Combat
  • Structure of the Verse
  • A Play in an hour

Here are some of the places we have brought workshops and residencies:

  • First Flight Elementary School
  • Raleigh Charter High School
  • East Chapel Hill High School
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Roanoke Island Festival Park
  • Wilkes County Public Library


We even offer a Shakespeare themed birthday party exploring the world of A Midsummer Night's Dream!  It's delightful, interactive, educational, and perfect for ages 7-10!


Contact us at info@nickelshakespearegirls.com for more details!


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