logo nea vertical2016-17 Romeo and Juliet Project

  • 12 Partner Schools
  • 4,040 Students Served
  • 504 Classroom Sessions
  • 15 Performances

The Project is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. The Project also is funded under a Grant Contract with the State of Tennessee.

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Romeo and Juliet Project Schools

Hope Academy

45 students served; 6 classroom sessions; 1 performance

The Romeo and Juliet Project members were honored by Judge Dan Michael and the Memphis and Shelby County Juvenile Court System with certificates of appreciation for teaching and performing for the students at Hope Academy.


Pictured: Judge Dan Michael (left), Charisse Norment (right)


Pictured: Judge Dan Michael (left), Roman Kyle (right)


Pictured: Stephanie Shine (left), Judge Dan Michael (right)


Back Row (from left to right): Marlon Finnie, Nathan Snow, Marquis Archuleta, Judge Dan Michael, Michael Khanlarian, Roman Kyle
Front Row (from left to right): Stephanie Shine, Cally Shine, Ashley Mahone, Charisse Norment, Jillian Barron