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Shakespeare & Young Company, Summer Conservatory

Be a part of Shakespeare & Company's summer season 2017!
Auditions begin in March for actors age 17-20.

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Classical training for actors age 17-20. For a Summer Conservatory AUDITION, contact

Serious training for serious students. Actors join Shakespeare & Company and experience intense training in Shakespeare with professional theatre artists. What young actors haven’t found elsewhere, they will find here.

Train as an actor. Classes may include ensemble building, Linklater voice for actors, movement, text, fight, dance, structure of the verse, clown, status and physical acting.

from professional directors, teachers and actors.

Earn money working in the box office or concessions.

all performances and 'Talk Backs'

Perform a piece from one of Shakespeare’s works on the Rose Footprint.

Summer Conservatory 2017

June 24 – August 19, 2017
Ages: 17-20
Tuition: $1800 (Scholarships are available)
Auditions: Begin in March

Summer 2017 Session Information
Summer 2017 Session Application
Financial Aid Form

Financial Aid

Financial assistance is available, in the form of partial scholarships, work-study, and paid positions.

Additional available scholarships, pending eligibility requirements:
• Berkshire Resident Scholarship – for full-time Berkshire County residents.
• Mari and Kenneth Share Scholarship Fund - for African American student/actors.

Please call (413) 637-1199 x172 or Contact Jenna Ware to find out more.


Shakespeare & Company is a professional live theatre company in the heart of the Berkshires, presenting a vibrant summer performance season featuring the works of Shakespeare in repertory with classic and contemporary plays. The Company offers one of the most extensive actor training programs by a regional theatre in the country, and is also home to an award-winning and nationally recognized theatre-in-education program.