Text Alive! Fall 2015 Application
A Midsummer Night's Dream

* = Required Field

*Name:
*School:
*School Address: city state zip
*Work Phone:
*Email Address:
*Home Address: city state zip
*Cell Phone:

Why do you want to participate in the Text Alive! program?



What challenges do you face teaching Shakespeare?


How long have you been teaching at this school?


Will the Text Alive! class be participating in other programs with other institutions? If so, which ones?


What subject is the class that will participate in the program?


What time does this class meet?
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(Please note classes beginning before 8:30 a.m. will not be accepted to the program)

How many times a week does the class meet and how long is the class period?

What is the grade level of this class?


How many students will be in this class?


How did you hear about this program?:







Text Alive! is a grant funded program. Acceptance into the program is partly determined by the Title I status of your school. What percentage of students at your school receive free or reduced lunch?


Participation in the Text Alive! Program requires the following commitments:
1) You will have to facilitate reading the play during the first 4 weeks of the program.
2)  This program will be the main focus of your semester.
3)  You must attend 4 mandatory professional development workshops. These classes are designed to build skills and confidence teaching Shakespeare and facilitating the Text Alive! program.  The workshops will provide you with a variety of interactive lesson plans. These classes are held at the Shakespeare Theatre Company rehearsal studios on Tuesdays from 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Dinner is provided. You will also receive a $200 stipend for your participation.

I understand that by applying to the Text Alive! program I am committing to attend all of the events listed below including the Professional Development Workshops.

Please check the box by each important date you will need to attend.
Planning meeting during the month of August: exact date TBD
Professional Development Workshop # 1 August 25, 2015
Professional Development Workshop # 2 September 1, 2015
Professional Developmetn Workshop # 3 September 8, 2015
Professional Development Workshop # 4 October 6, 2014
SHAKESPEARIENCE matinee  September 15, 2015 from 10:00am – 1:00pm
Text Alive! Dress Rehearsal, at STC 1 hour within a week prior to the show
Text Alive! Performance, Saturday December 5, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


I understand that by applying to the Text Alive! program I am committing to attend all of the events listed on the important dates document, including the Professional Development Workshops.