Just for Teachers

The Shaw Festival connects young minds with professional theatre in exciting and inspiring ways. Teachers and students with a passion for theatre will be wowed with access to world-class facilities, artists, and technicians. Our theatre programs have something for everyone – from teachers looking for professional development opportunities to school groups looking for enrichment activities, and for every young person that has ever dreamed of participating in the world of live theatre.

We have a program for YOU!

 

Education Partners

Study Guides

Teaching resources will soon be available for Alice in Wonderland, A Woman of No Importance, Sweeney Todd, Our Town and Mrs Warren’s Profession. Our theatre professionals compile history, contextual information and activities that link to curricular expectations. These guides help you create lesson plans to draw your students into the world of the play.

We’re creating new videos, interviews and resource materials all the time. Visit us regularly to discover more!

Spring Teachers Day
Friday May 6

Join us for an exciting and engaging day of inspiring workshops, delicious food, and (of course), wine + an optional Uncle Vanya evening performance.

Fall Teachers Day
Friday October 14

Join us for an exciting and engaging day of inspiring workshops, delicious food, and (of course), wine + optional Sweeney Todd or Mrs Warren’s Profession evening performance.

Need help getting here?

School groups booking tickets to Festival Theatre productions of Alice in Wonderland, A Woman of No Importance and Sweeney Todd may receive a subsidy of $200 towards the cost of bus transportation.

Call us at 1.800.511.7429 for details.

The Bus Subsidy Program is supported by Niagara Airbus.