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

Bartlett Ninth Grade Academy

733 students served; 84 classroom sessions; 2 performances


TSC Teaching-Artist Roman Kyle teaches Ms. Staten's class.


Students take on the roles and lines of Shakespeare's characters as they play through various scenes with TA Roman Kyle.


TSC Teaching-Artist Jillian Barron leads students through the tense confrontation between Romeo Montague and Tybalt Capulet.


Students practice various conflict-resolution tactics when facing violent and dangerous situations with TA Jillian Barron.