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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

The Young Company is designed to develop actors, ages 17-20, as theater artists who will thrive as contributing members of a company. Shakespeare & Company was founded on the belief that the finest theater is made by actors who have ownership in the creative process of the theatrical event.

Our theater training develops the skills necessary to be open, spontaneous and to effectively communicate thoughts and feelings in an ensemble environment. Alumni of Shakespeare & Young Company are sought after not only for their talent and skills, but also for the collaborative spirit they bring to any studio or rehearsal room.

Students are taught by directors, teachers and actors of Shakespeare & Company.

Classes include Linklater voice, movement, text, fight, dance, structure of the verse, possibly clown, status, physical acting and more

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 x108 or 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.