The 21st annual Kentucky Shakespeare Competition will take place on March 4 at Bellarmine University’s Wyatt Center for the Arts. Preliminary competition will begin at 12:30 p.m., and final judging will begin 15 minutes after the preliminary competition.
The competition is open to any Kentucky high school student, grades 9-12. The winner of the competition will be given an all-expenses paid trip to New York City to compete in the national competition. The winner of the national competition will be awarded an all-expenses paid trip to study at Oxford University.
The state competition is sponsored by the English Speaking Union, Kentucky Chapter. The English-Speaking Union of the United States (ESU US) is a non-profit, non-political, educational organization whose mission is to celebrate English as a shared language to foster global understanding and good will by providing educational and cultural opportunities for students, teachers and members.