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ABOUT

2020 marks the 8th year SHAKE FEST has provided a unique opportunity for students across QLD to focus their artistic abilities in an all-inclusive creative celebration of the works of William Shakespeare. SHAKE FEST is the original cross schools Festival dynamically connecting students, schools, and industry through Shakespeare. 

HOW IT WORKS

Once teachers have enrolled their school, students will have access to a suite of resources to help guide and inspire them as they prepare a piece (or two) in a category of their choiceCheck ins, LIVE Q+As and surprise videos throughout term two will keep the process dynamic and fun, no matter where your students areYour students have the entire term to create their unique entry which is submitted online 

Once reviewed, your students will receive comprehensive feedback on their submissions to help them on their creative journey. Selected students will be invited to the State Showcase in October, allowing time in Term 3 to adapt their piece for a staged live performance 

The State Showcase is our two-day extravaganza to applaud QLD student’s creative workIt begins  with a full day of free workshops on Friday 16 October, where students can hone their skills and forge friendships with like-minded students across the stateOn Saturday 16 October, participants will showcase their work for parents and friends. 

 2020 KEY DATES  

REGISTRATION OPEN → 23 APR (SHAKESPEARE’S BIRTH(DEATH)DAY!) 

SUBMISSIONS DUE → 3 AUG

SUBMISSION FEEDBACK → 24 AUG 

SHAKE FEST STATE SHOWCASE  16 – 17 OCT 

COSTS

ENROLMENT / PARTICIPATION / REGISTRATION FEE (INC GST) 

1 – 4 students (across any category)  $330
5 + students (across any category)  $495
Schools with ICSEA value of 1000 or less will receive a 40% reduction of enrolment fees. 

If you are a registered home school or Distance Education student, please contact us directly. 

ENROLMENT FEES ARE ALL INCLUSIVE :

  • The festival resources kit 
  • Unlimited number of student submissions 
  • Login to SHAKE FEST’s in the round student hub  
  • Continued interaction with shake & stir via check ins, LIVE Q+As and surprise videos 
  • Personalised feedback from industry professionals on students’ submissions 
  • A mentoring session for selected students preparing for the 2020 State Showcase 
  • Selected students’ participation in the 2020 State Showcase