What a fantastic feast of Shakespeare all the current Shakey Sponges delivered in SGCNZ’s Regional, and National University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival over Queen’s Birthday Weekend! Warmest congratulations to all – so much innovation, imaginative concepts and commitment. Wonderful to see The Bard live again on stage by hundreds of courageous and enterprising young people from throughout the country!!

Festival Dates

Regional and National UOSWSF 2021 festival dates: Click here

There is no ‘winner’ – awards are made to celebrate specific areas of ability, skills and excellence.
To download the Awards List please click here.

Photos of your performances and the Awards Ceremony can be ordered from Brian Scurfield of Memory of Light Photography.

Kelsey of Glass Gecko Films filmed all of the SGCNZ National UOSWSF performances so you can relive your time on stage or share your performance with loved ones who were unable to attend. These can be purchased individually from Glass Gecko Films or a subscribe to the SGCNZ Streaming Channel on Vimeo for access to the whole Festival Weekend along with performances from other years! Click here for more information.

Looking for something to commemorate your Festival experience? From apparel and jewellery to books, mementos and activities we have something for everyone!
Download the order form here or contact the office to find out more.

‘The apparel oft proclaims the man’ – Hamlet

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University of Otago
A message from SGCNZ Alumni studying at Otago in 2021.