What is the Alumni Company?

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Each summer, the Shakespeare Academy @ Stratford invites former students to return to Stratford to create and perform a four-actor mobile production of a play by Shakespeare.

With support from Community and Educational Outreach Director, Tia James and the entire SA@S faculty and staff, the Alumni Company is tasked with creating, directing, performing and producing a play of Shakespeare. Putting the skills they gained during their time as students at SA@S into practice and gaining real-world experience in all aspects of theater making.

  • devising and staging a play by Shakespeare
  • collaborating as an ensemble
  • fundraising
  • producing
  • publicity
  • adapting Shakespeare's text 
  • planning and managing a tour
  • set, costume and sound design