On a brisk April morning, 4,500 students, educators, volunteers, family and friends filled downtown Denver. Passersby were overheard asking, “Is there a parade?” And, the answer was “yes,” but not just any parade. It was the fanfare that preceded the 39th annual Denver Public Schools Shakespeare Festival, which kicked off with remarks in Skyline Park […]
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Denver Public Schools, DPS Foundation and the Denver Center for the Performing Arts declare “let there be a 37th annual Shakespeare Festival.” Not plague, nor pestilence, nor pandemic will interrupt the pleasure that more than 5,000 schoolchildren of all ages take in the country’s oldest and largest Shakespearean festival for youth.
Each year, the Denver Center for the Performing Arts proudly partners with Denver Public Schools and the Denver Public Schools Foundation to produce the DPS Shakespeare Festival.
Here are some of the characters we met off the stage at the nation’s largest student Shakespeare festival
Our advice when the 35th annual student festival returns Friday: Watch your backs