“O this learning, what a thing it is!”

Open to area high school students, ShakespearIENCE is a 5-week, in-depth theatrical experience with one of the nation’s largest, free outdoor theatre companies. Work alongside actors and directors in a professional production, attend workshops and masterclasses, and perform on the main stage for a student performance on the final weekend.

Topics include: Costumes/Makeup, Period Dance, Stage Combat, Voice, Tech Theatre, and more!

Classes: Tuesday-Friday, 1:30-4:30 PM   –   Tech Crew: Tuesday-Sunday, 5:30-10:30 PM

Session One

‘Measure for Measure’
June 20-July 16

Session Two

‘Romeo & Juliet’
July 25-August 20

2023 Applications Closed

or download PDF application HERE

For more information please call us at (716) 856-4533 or email

Interviews for ShakespearIENCE! 2023 will be held

March 20, 2023 – 3:30-6:00 PM

Clare Music Hall (Sacred Heart Academy), 3860 Main Street, Buffalo

Applicants must call (716) 856-4533 for an interview appointment and prepare a short Shakespearean monologue or sonnet.
No interviews will be conducted on a walk-in basis.

Tuition: $425 per session. Scholarships are available.