Students ages 6 to 18 explore in an active and creative manner stories and characters from Shakespeare’s plays, study the fundamentals of acting and design, and contribute their thoughts and ideas to performances for friends and family. All classes are led by classically trained professional actors and educators who aim to inspire students’ physical, intellectual, and artistic development.
Registration for Fall 23/24 Courses is available NOW!Virtual coaching sessions
are available by appointment.
If you have any questions regarding Classes for Youth and Teens, please email Classes@ShakespeareTheatre.org
Fall Classes Starting September 16
Fall Classes Starting November 11
In order to make our classes accessible to everyone, need-based scholarships are available.
Please fill out the scholarship application
and email it to Classes@ShakespeareTheatre.org
. Applications should be submitted at least one week before the class you plan to attend.
Virtual coaching sessions
Need help finding an audition monologue? Looking for feedback on your performance? Curious how an actor brings one of Shakespeare’s soliloquies to life? An STC Teaching Artist is here to help!
You can book a virtual coaching session—or a customized series of sessions—by emailing your name, contact information, preferred meeting times, and goals for the session(s) to Classes@ShakespeareTheatre.org
Coaching sessions are $25 for 30 minutes. Open to all students ages 9–18.
Our Commitment to Inclusion
Classes for Youth and Teens at STC provides a safe and supportive environment for everyone regardless of ability, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, cultural background, national origin, citizenship, faith, ideology, and income. Together we ensure that everyone feels secure and has the opportunity to build confidence in the power of their own voice, imagination and artistic ability with dignity. We endeavor to create a fully inclusive culture that values equality and fosters respect for all people while we collaborate to explore and perform.
If you are unable to attend a class for any reason (including weather), no refunds or exchanges will be provided. STC rarely cancels events due to inclement weather. If STC cancels a class for any reason, including inclement weather, we will email you. We will make every best effort to reschedule the class at a time convenient for the instructor and the majority of the students, but tuition is non-refundable.
If you are no longer able to attend the class as scheduled, please submit a written request to Classes@ShakespeareTheatre.org
. 50% will be refunded if registration is withdrawn until one week prior to the first scheduled class. Starting a week prior to the first scheduled class, TUITION IS NON-REFUNDABLE