The Ithaca Shakespeare Company is dedicated to presenting the works of William Shakespeare and his contemporaries with clarity and immediacy to a diverse audience, emphasizing dynamic ensemble acting, staging that forges a historical bond with Shakespeare's own theatres, and performances that immerse the audience in the action and emotion of the play.
We are committed to: providing educational programs and materials of exceptional quality for students, theatre personnel, and the general public; cultivating a supportive and collaborative creative environment for a wide range of local theatre artists; and presenting theatrical experiences that are powerful, moving, exciting, enjoyable, and thought-provoking for viewers of all ages.
From the very beginning, we have had a vision of creating an Ithaca Shakespeare Festival. Given Ithaca's beautiful locations, deep pools of theatrical talent, and unique spirit, there could not be a more perfect place for an event like this.
As we envision it, the Ithaca Shakespeare Festival would:
The Ithaca Shakespeare Company is a professional theatre organization in Ithaca, NY, that has gone through several stages of evolution in its history. Read more.
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