Summer Shakespeare Program

Summer Shakespeare 2017 Accepted Students:

The program runs Monday, July 10th to Saturday, August 12th. Group A will meet from 11-1:30pm, Group B from 2-4:30pm, Monday thru Friday. You will be assigned your group closer to the start of the program.  Orientation will take palce Monday, July 10th at 11am. Please note: You will perform your Shakespeare monologue again on orientation day.

  • Owen A.
  • Rimothy B.
  • Kriston C.
  • Jabari C.
  • Alex F.
  • Rachael F.
  • Ivette G.
  • Brianna G.
  • Susan H.
  • Tremaine H.
  • Ariel Megan L.
  • Jade M.
  • Shanea M.
  • Lesly O.
  • Nicole O.
  • Victor P.
  • Ashley Marie R.
  • Jayson R.
  • Xavon R.
  • Raul R.
  • Harly S.
  • Kevin S.

Summer Shakespeare is a five-week summer intensive. Twenty-four students are selected to train five days a week in voice, movement and scene study (50 hours of classes total). The program culminates with a production of an abbreviated Shakespeare play. Summer Shakespeare is an intensive program that requires the quick understanding and execution of new skills.


How are students selected for this program?

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a New York City high school
  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need (priority consideration for students who receive free lunch or reduced lunch)
  • Applicants must demonstrate a need for arts exposure (priority consideration for students who do not have access to arts programming)

Please note: This program adheres to a strict attendance policy and professional standards. All students must be on time and ready to participate in all classes. Those who are unprepared or late will be excused from the program.

Please also note: While we cover full tuition for the program, we do not cover transportation costs.

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