Teachers Workshop


Whether you are planning a visit to OSF or inviting us to your school, we offer a variety of ways to support you and your work in the classroom. The following pages provide information on workshops and classes, curriculum, school visits, special programs for local schools and opportunities for your own enrichment.

Bring your Students to OSF: Enhance your students' experience at OSF with pre- and post-show activities including Prologues, Workshops, Exploring Design, Discussions and Backstage Tours.

Bring OSF to your School: Each fall teaching artists present workshops and performances to students throughout the western United States through the School Visit and School Visit Partnership Programs.

Classes for Teachers: Classes such as Inside Shakespeare and Shakespeare in the Classroom are designed to provide teachers with strategies and lessons for making great literature come alive for their students.

Play Suitability Suggestions and Study Guides: Play descriptions from our current season provide content information and suggestions for student viewing; study guides enhance appreciation and understanding of the plays.

Local Programs: Programs designed for schools and teachers in the Ashland area include the Bowmer Project for Student Playgoers, Ashland Schools Project, Ashland High School Partnership and Teacher Appreciation Day.

Shakespeare Study Guides: An archive of study guides covering Shakespeare's full play canon.


National Endowment for the Arts

The 2014 productions of The Tempest and The Comedy of Errors are part of Shakespeare for a New Generation, a national theatre initiative sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts in cooperation with Arts Midwest.