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

White Station High School

551 students served; 84 classroom sessions; 1 performance

Students safely explore different emotions through onomatopoetic exercises.

TSC Teaching-Artist Marquis Archuleta directs students in the opening brawl. 

By having students on their feet embodying the characters in the play, they can fully immerse themselves in the world of Romeo and Juliet.