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Shake Alive | SGCNZ 30th Anniversary Events

Founded in 1991, SGCNZ is celebrating its 30th Anniversary throughout 2021! Since then over 122,000 students have been its annual SGCNZ University of Otago Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festivals and another 5000 involved in our allied arts Competitions and programmes for primary school age students, teachers, mid-career actors, seminars, events and other activities for Shakespeare devotees. SGCNZ’s principal objective is being a life skills enhancing organisation through Shakespeare.

Explore some of the “pearler” events below, held as part of our Pearler Anniversary Year Celebrations. We look forward to seeing you there!

Upcoming Events

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Join the Fun

Join our Anniversary Celebrations and host an event of your own! Please let us know what, when and where and we will gladly promote it by adding your event to our Shake Alive Calendar and sharing on Social Media!

We would love to hear your ideas! Just send an email to

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