SCERA has a Shakespeare Competition Team that competes each October at the annual statewide Utah Shakespeare Competition in Cedar City, Utah.  Students ages 12-17 will compete in monologues, duos or trios as well an ensemble scene, and will also have the opportunity to attend professional Shakespeare productions at the Tony Award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival.  The three-day competition tour includes tickets to two Shakespeare productions, food, travel, lodging, official SYT Shakespeare Team apparel, and sightseeing in and around Cedar City, Utah.  The team is under the direction of Jen Baker, Brandon Haden and Emily Bennett.

AUDITIONS:  Auditions for students ages 12-17 will be held on Monday, July 27 from 11:00am – 12Noon at SCERA Center for the Arts.  Auditioners should prepare a one-minute monologue of their choice from a Shakespeare work.  Students will be assigned their competition pieces by the instructors.  Questions may be directed to  

REHEARSALS:  Rehearsals for 2015 will be announced after auditions.  Shakepeare Team usually rehearses once or twice each week from 4:00-6:00pm.

COMPETITION TOUR DATES:  October 1-3, 2015

TUITION:  $40 per month for September, October and November 2015 plus a tour fee that will range from $300-$450/student.