Explore our play-specific teacher handbooks, or our set of literacy activities that fit any text. Take a look backstage to see where a play is first created, or watch a series of sonnets performed. There’s so much to discover!
In our comprehensive, “one-stop-shop" teacher handbooks, you’ll find a plethora of engaging, language- and drama-based teaching activities, synopses, scholar essays, additional web, film, and printed resources, and much more to help support your classroom study.
In our Backstage@Home series, members of the Chicago Shakespeare Production Department demonstrate the tools of the trade. You can learn how to make an Elizabethan ruff or write an antique letter, and take a peek behind the scenes to learn more.
For the students in your life—whether you’re a teacher practicing remotely, or a family helping children learn at home—these drama-based activities will engage students with complex texts—and have fun in the process!
Watch as some of Chicago’s favorite actors perform readings with their home as their stage for our "Living Room Sonnet Series."