Globe Cultural Seminar

The Globe Cultural Seminar at Shakespeare’s Globe, London, is an intense week of seminars, plays and workshops which tackle some of the issues when teaching Shakespeare to students. Globe Education work with teachers to develop new and exciting ways of exploring Shakespeare’s works which help bring Shakespeare texts to life. The course is specifically designed for non-native English speakers.

The Cultural Seminar allows teachers the opportunity to develop and exchange their ideas on teaching Shakespeare with people across the globe. The one week course also aims to equip the teachers with active, practical approaches to teaching Shakespeare creatively in the classroom that will inspire, enhance and develop classroom practice. Through meeting and working with members of the Globe Theatre Company you will have the unique opportunity to explore how productions at the Globe are conceived and mounted. Delegates will also have the opportunity to discuss the place of Shakespeare in their respective countries and classrooms considering how Shakespeare is translated both in terms of performance and classroom curricula across the world.

The course

  • Spending one week in London, staying at Bankside House next door to Shakespeare’s Globe.
  • Schedule will include voice and movement classes, costume design, exploring the unique Globe stage, Q&A sessions with actors, teaching Shakespeare in the classroom.
  • Watching and discussing three theatre productions at Shakespeare’s Globe.
  • Meeting the top people in the field helping you to teach Shakespeare creatively in the classroom.

Included in the course fee

  • Accommodation at Bankside House, meals, course fees and excursions and theatre trips.
  • The course fee does not cover travel to and from the UK, and travel to and from your arrival airport.


  • Teachers attending this course should have experience of teaching Shakespeare in the classroom equivalent to British Secondary School level.
  • You must be a teacher of English / Theatre.
  • English must be your second language.
  • It is imperative that you can commit to the entire duration of the course, arriving on time and departing after the course has finished.

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