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    Sean Hagerty

    Artistic Director

    Sean Hagerty trained under Sanford Meisner at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre and studied classical theatre at the renowned Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. He holds a Masters Degree in Shakespeare and Theatre from the Shakespeare Institute in Stratford-upon-Avon, where he graduated with Distinction. Sean has worked as an actor, teacher, director and producer regionally and internationally for many years. Credits include: New York Classical Theatre, The Lord Chamberlain's Men, The Group Theatre, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, The Bath Shakespeare Festival, The New Vic, Theatre Royal Bristol, and BBC Radio, among others. Previously, Sean has served as the chair of Education & Training for the international Shakespeare Theatre Association and as a panelist for the National Endowment for the Arts. Most recently he was the Associate Artistic Director for New York Classical Theatre. He currently teaches Shakespeare and Style at The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre.

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  • Shakespeare@ News

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    March 31, 2019
    by Jacquelyn Claire Director Sean Hagerty has crafted a sensational gift for you – a production of William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” that transports you to a sensorium of theatrical perfection. Part of the success of this work is that it takes place in the Grace Church in Jersey City (one stop on...
    March 30, 2019
    by Matthew Michaels Church, thy name is theater.   Shakespeare@ kicks off their inaugural run in Jersey City with a sharp production of HAMLET. William Shakespeare's Danish tragedy of revenge and mental insanity transforms the space of Grace Church Van Vorst, a New Jersey Episcopal church on...
    Soon audiences in Jersey City won’t have to cross the river to access high-quality classical theatre. Shakespeare@ is launching with its first production of Hamlet early in 2019 at Grace Church Van Vorst. The company’s mandate is to “tell epic stories in intimate and unique spaces, with a...
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