ALERT to Bard patrons – BRIDGE CLOSURE: On Saturday, September 23, the Burrard Bridge will be completely closed to traffic all day, including the periods before and after our performances. Please plan to use an alternate route, and allow some additional time to get to Vanier Park for our 2pm or 7:30pm start times.


For more than a decade, Bard Education has collaborated with classroom teachers to bring Shakespeare’s language to life for their students.

As BC adopts a new curriculum, Bard Education is perfectly placed to support the development of both the core competencies and curricular competencies in Arts Education and English Language Arts for students of all ages.

Bard in the Classroom
Professional theatre artists visit schools throughout the region to lead active, participatory workshops in playing Shakespeare.

Student Group Bookings
Students and their teachers attend special performances at the festival at a deeply discounted ticket price.

Bard Unbound
In these professional development workshops, Bard shares strategies for incorporating active exploration of Shakespeare’s language into classroom teachers’ planning and practice.