Rome Shakespeare Festival empowers learning using dramatic education experiences that serve the public good. Tours of educational programming are conducted in Elementary, Middle and High Schools along with colleges and theaters. RSF holds master classes, workshops and performances that serve artists, students, incarcerated population and the general public.
Rome Shakespeare Festival conducts a Shakespeare in Prison program in partnership with Warden Mike Long at the Floyd County Prison. Four (4) artist facilitators conduct 3 hour weekly workshops utilizing theater based activities, self reflection and journaling through the study and performance of Shakespeare.
Project 2: Winter / Spring 2021
Rome Shakespeare Festival Artist/Facilitators will present theatre-based activities using Shakespeare, self-reflection and journal writing targeted to improve participants’ reading, writing, emotional management, critical thinking, communication and collaboration skills, all tools needed to advocate for themselves in daily life.
Project 3: Fall Tour 2020 CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19
Rome Shakespeare Festival artists will take A Midsummer Night's Dream on tour to schools and theatres in North Georgia. A 55 minute educational cut version of the play and a Shakespeare workshop will be available for students grade 6-9.
Sword fighting workshop with Ron Hubbard
Scene painting workshop at Johnson Elementary with Master Artist Siri Selle.
Improvisation workshop with Atlanta's Automatic Improv.