New Zealand arts funder rejects Shakespeare as ‘imperialism’

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New Zealand arts funder rejects Shakespeare as ‘imperialism’

WELLINGTON – Is Shakespeare still relevant to today’s students?

New Zealand’s arts council appears to have its doubts after ending funding for a popular school Shakespeare program, arguing it relied too heavily on busy schools, failed to show relevance to “the contemporary art context” and relied on a genre “located within a canon of imperialism.”

“I was a participant in Shakespeare in Schools. I thought it was a great program,” Ardern said. “There’s often a limited range of things that kids who are interested in drama and speech and debate have opportunities to engage with other schools. And I was one of those kids. And so I would like to continue to see other kids have those opportunities.”

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