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Riotous Youth

These fun and inspiring 2- and 3-week summer theatre programs introduce students ages 7 to 17 to Shakespeare's language, his stories, characters, and themes using imaginative and playful methods. Riotous Company is a more advanced 3-week program for high school students.

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2019 Riotous Youth

From July 8 to July 19: The Taming of the Shrew
Session A: 7-9 Age Group
Session B: 10-12 Age Group
Session C: 13-15 Age Group

From July 22 to August 2: Twelfth Night
Session D: 7-9 Age Group
Session E: 10-12 Age Group
Session F: 13-15 Age Group

From August 12- August 23: The Merry Wives of Windsor
Session G: 7-9 Age Group
Session H: 10-12 Age Group

From August 12- August 23: Henry V
Session I: 10-12 Age Group

2019 registration forms available November 13.

Riotous Company

August 5-23

A 3-week advanced program designed for high school-age actors who wish to take the next step in their actor training. Classes may include: Ensemble building, Voice Work, Movement, Clown, Stage Fight, Acting At the conclusion of the program, students perform scenes from a number of Shakespeare’s plays.


You can enroll your child online HERE.
To make additional payments, please use the red button at top of this page.

If you prefer to mail in your enrollment form. Use the links below

General Information
Enrollment Form
Financial Aid Form

"Riotous Youth is one of the best summer camps in the region. My kids love 'the awesome teachers who make it really fun and include everyone'. As a parent, I love that they teach the kids to really understand the Shakespeare play performed, and perhaps most importantly, I love seeing the clear confidence boost my kids gain by the end of camp." -Riotous Youth Parent, Summer 2017


Contact Information

Jennie Jadow, (413) 637-1199 ext. 108


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.