Special Events


In conjunction with UCSC, Educators Day 2020 has been canceled due to concerns about the Coronavirus.


Educators Day is built to provide teachers with tools and lesson plans to gain confidence and strategies for teaching Shakespeare in the classroom and beyond; this includes direct lesson plans for SCS’s Student Matinee Program. Attending Educators Day is a great way to get prepared for our Matinee Week starting in late August 2020.

Educator’s Day: Saturday, March 21, 2020
Time: 11:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Humanities 1 Building, Room 210 at UCSC
Tickets: $25 per person, includes lunch. Purchase tickets HERE
Focus on activity and project-based experiences for educators. Includes study guides, lesson plans, and artistic presentations with a focus on Shakespeare.

11-11:15AM Intro by Alexi Carr, Education Coordinator at Santa Cruz Shakespeare.
11:15-12PM Writing Exercise with Mike Ryan, Artistic Director at Santa Cruz Shakespeare.
12-12:15PM Break
12:15-1PM Demystifying Shakespeare for Middle and High School Students. Presented by Liz Penrod, New Brighton Middle School Shakespeare Educator.
1-1:45PM Lunch provided by Erik’s Deli
1:45-2:30PM TBA
2:30-2:45PM Break
2:45-3:30PM TBA

To purchase tickets online click HERE, or contact our office at 831-460-6396 x5 to purchase tickets over the phone and reserve your space today!

Questions? Contact us at education@santacruzshakespeare.org or 831-460-6396 x5.

Educators Day is sponsored in partnership with Shakespeare Workshop, a program sponsored by The Humanities Institute at UC Santa Cruz.




Join Artistic Director Mike Ryan for a sneak peek at the 2021 Season plays. This event is FREE to the public at BookShop Santa Cruz, date TBD at 7pm. bookshopsantacruz.com