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Vermont Shakespeare Company is a professional theatre company founded in 2005 by husband and wife team Jena Necrason and
John Nagle.  Since its inception, the company has produced six summer seasons of Shakespeare in the Park in northern Vermont; gathering a large and devoted following along the way.
Our educational outreach efforts have offered free theatre training to over 250 young people from Vermont and New York.

2013 Season


Directed by John Nagle
Performed in August 2013 at Oakledge Park in Burlington and
Knight Point State Park in North Hero

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Workshops with John and Jena
FULL DAY Shakespeare Workout with John and Jena
March 17th 2013 from 10am to 6pm
The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington.

Stage Combat
Special workshop with the Jedi Training Camp students
at The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington
August 2013

 

2012 SEASON

Shakespeare in the Park - THE TEMPEST
Directed by John Nagle
Performed in August 2012 at The Islands Center at Knight Point State Park in North Hero, and at Oakledge Park in Burlington.

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Shakespeare Workout
Four hour acting workshop with John Nagle and Jena Necrason at The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington. August 2012.

Stage Combat
Special workshop with the Jedi Training Camp students at The Flynn Center for the Performing Arts in Burlington. August 2012.

 

2011 Season

 

Vino and the Bard
October 1, 2011
Come crush a cup of wine with us!

Vino and the Bard is an entirely unique performance event presented by Vermont Shakespeare Company. Join us for a night of powerful scenes from Shakespeare’s most iconic plays paired with wine tastings from East Shore Vineyard. Scenes take place throughout the night, interspersed with tastings and time to mingle. Characters pop in and out, and may even sit and have a drink with you!

This event is sponsored by
East Shore Vineyard and
N.A. Durso Woodworking

www.EastShoreVineyard.com

En Garde - An Intro to Stage Combat
Workshop with John Nagle and Jena Necrason
FlynnArts, Burlington, VT




2010 SEASON


Shakespeare in the Park - MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
Directed by John Nagle
Performed in August at The Islands Center at
Knight Point State Park in North Hero, VT

Media Sponsor: WCVT 101.7 FM Classical Radio
Sponsored in part by:
NEA

2008 SEASON

Shakespeare in the Park - THE COMEDY OF ERRORS
Directed by John Nagle
Performed in August at The Islands Center at
Knight Point State Park in North Hero, VT

Media Sponsor: WCVT 101.7 FM Classical Radio
Sponsored in part by:
NEA

  

2007 SEASON

Will-Full!
School Workshops in Grand Isle County

Acting Shakespeare Training Intensive
Held at the Waterfront Theatre in Burlington.  Fourteen theatre artists from Vermont were selected to participate in this weekend of professional level actor training.  Classes were taught by members of Vermont Shakespeare Company who are on the faculty at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City. 
Sponsored in part by:
NEA
     
Summer Shakespeare- at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting
Jena Necrason and John Nagle taught and directed in a summer program for inner city low income youth; as part of the Outreach Program at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City.

Much Ado about Shakespeare
An event to celebrate 3 years of Shakespeare in The Champlain Islands was held in October. Delivering Shakespeare, a documentary about Vermont Shakespeare, was screened at the event.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL
By Charles Dickens
A staged reading adapted and directed by John Nagle
This classic holiday “ghost story” was performed in a cozy candlelit setting at Ransom Bay Inn and the Congregational Church of South Hero in December.

2006 Season

Will-Full!
School Workshops in Grand Isle County
     
Summer Shakespeare- at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting
Jena Necrason and John Nagle taught and directed in a summer program for inner city low income youth; as part of the Outreach Program at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York City.

Shakespeare in the Park - TWELFTH NIGHT
Directed by John Nagle
Performed in July at The Islands Center
at Knight Point State Park in North Hero, VT
Media Sponsor: WCVT 101.7 FM Classical Radio



 

2005 inaugural Season


Shakespeare in the Park - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

Directed by John Giampetro
Performed in July at the Islands Center
at Knight Point State Park in North Hero, VT
Media Sponsor: WCAZ-TV3

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