Hoosier Shakes is a non-profit repertory company that specializes in producing outdoor theatre with simple staging practices, live music, and quality performances. Hoosier Shakespeare hires professional and student artists who, in addition to producing plays, engage in mentorship and artistic development centered around the theatre adventure.

MISSION

Hoosier Shakes works to reveal the delight of Shakespeare’s theatre, language, and ideas by producing accessible, quality performances for the audiences of eastern Indiana and beyond and by providing exceptional developmental experiences for students, learning professionals, and guest artists.

VISION

Hoosier Shakes seeks to inspire communities in central and eastern Indiana and beyond around the adventure of classical theatre.

GOALS

The goals of Hoosier Shakes are:

  • to vitalize the performance of Shakespeare and other drama for the diverse communities of Marion and Grant County, Indiana by presenting inspiring, accessible, literate, experiential theatrical performance;
  • to foster community and fellowship around the enterprise of theatre in outdoor and other beautiful spaces.
  • to provide exceptional avenues for artists and audiences of all backgrounds to take part in recovering the joys of Shakespeare and live performance.
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Hoosier Shakes is a non-profit repertory company that specializes in producing outdoor theatre with simple staging practices, live music, and quality performances. Hoosier Shakespeare hires professional and student artists who, in addition to producing plays, engage in mentorship and artistic development centered around the theatre adventure.

MISSION

Hoosier Shakes works to reveal the delight of Shakespeare’s theatre, language, and ideas by producing accessible, quality performances for the audiences of eastern Indiana and beyond and by providing exceptional developmental experiences for students, learning professionals, and guest artists.

VISION

Hoosier Shakes seeks to inspire communities in central and eastern Indiana and beyond around the adventure of classical theatre.

GOALS

The goals of Hoosier Shakes are:

  • to vitalize the performance of Shakespeare and other drama for the diverse communities of Marion and Grant County, Indiana by presenting inspiring, accessible, literate, experiential theatrical performance;
  • to foster community and fellowship around the enterprise of theatre in outdoor and other beautiful spaces.
  • to provide exceptional avenues for artists and audiences of all backgrounds to take part in recovering the joys of Shakespeare and live performance.