“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

‘The Winter’s Tale’
June 18-July 14

Session Two

‘The Comedy of Errors’
July 23-August 18

2024 Applications are now CLOSED

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

Interviews for ShakespearIENCE! 2024 will be held

March 18, 2024 @ 4-6pm

625 Delaware Ave Suite 300 Buffalo, NY 14202

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: $450 per session. Scholarships are available.