IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR ALL PARTICIPANTS: Please make sure you fill in the MYD survey . It takes a couple of minutes and it helps our organisation continue to put on our festivals. For more details regarding this, please see further down the page. Thank you!

The Regional University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festivals are coming up!

Get ready to view 5 – 15 minute scenes from Shakespeare’s timeless plays performed by Shakespeare- and Drama-loving students from your Area.

The Festivals will take place from late March to 12 April 2024. The list is subject to change, but will be updated regularly.

Find out how to get in contact with your local Regional Representative and Information about Dates, Tickets and Criteria in the list below.SGCNZ Regional & National University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festivals Closing Dates & Schedule Details (1197 downloads)

2024 Criteria and Guidelines SGCNZ UOSWSF

Information and general details about the festivals

How to register for the festivals

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Regional Assessment Criteria

Scene Suggestions
Want to be one of the Performers bringing Shakespeare to life in front of an audience of Shakespeare lovers and have the chance to eventually be selected to perform at the Globe in London?

Have a look at the SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festivals 5 & 15 minute Scene Suggestions and be inspired by recorded previous productions via Glass Gecko Films ‘Shakespeare on Demand’, & our alumni Libby Frazer’s short video – get your classmates involved and enter at