Teen Critic Application

* Required Fields

Name *
What School do you attend*
What grade are you in *
E-mail Address *
Address 1 *
Address 2
City *
State *
Zip *
Day Phone
Evening Phone
School Address 1 *
School Address 2
School City *
School County*
School State *
School Zip *

Are you under 18?

Have you attended a performance at the Shakespeare Theatre Conmpany before?

Does your school have a news publication where you could publish a theatre review?

Do you currently write for your school newspaper?

What grade will you be in during the 2013-2014 school year?

Name of school sponsor:

* I have read and understood the requirements of Teen Critic.

Teen Critic Requirements:
By submitting my application to be a Teen Critic at Shakespeare Theatre Company, I agree to the following:

  • After seeing each show, I will write a review and submit it to the Shakespeare Theatre Company Education Department (due one week after Press Night).
  • STC education staff will work with me to make revisions and then the review will be published in a school newspaper or online.
  • Workshops with professional critics and STC staff will begin at 6:15 p.m., all performances are at 7:30 p.m.
  • I must commit to the entire season of Press Nights.
Much Ado About Nothing
The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Strange Interlude 
The Servant of Two Masters
Sunday, December 4 at Sidney Harman Hall
Sunday, January 22 at Lansburgh Theatre
April 1 at Sidney Harman Hall
May 20 at Lansburgh Theatre

Each Teen Critic will need to have a teacher from their school sponsor them in order to participate in the program. The application, a writing sample and a letter of reference written by the sponsor should be mailed to:

Marcy Spiro
c/o Shakespeare Theatre Company
516 8th Street, SE
Washington, DC 20003

Application materials are due Friday, May 24th.

Once all of your application materials are received, a phone interview will be scheduled.