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Young Players Ages 12-14

Registration begins December 2, 2013

Young Players will collaborate to imaginatively perform a Shakespeare play. Participants investigate how Shakespeare directs actors through his text, learn to create unique characters and explore the art of unarmed stage combat. Camp will culminate with a Saturday morning performance at the Shakespeare Theatre Company (performances in McLean, Silver Spring, and Alexandria will remain onsite).

Washington, DC

Session IReserve

June 16 – June 28
Two Gentlemen of Verona

STC Rehearsal Studios

Disguises, silly servants, and even a band of outlaws help and hinder Shakespeare’s characters on their quest for true love.

Session IIReserve

June 30 – July 12 (No camp July 4th)
As You Like It

STC Rehearsal Studios

Rosalind and Celia run away to the Forest of Arden and find love, mischief and mirth in the woods.

Session IIIReserve

July 14 – July 26
Richard III

STC Rehearsal Studios

Shakespeare’s most ruthless villain leaves a path of destruction in his search for power.

Session IVReserve

July 28 – August 9
Comedy of Errors

The Lansburgh Theatre

Two twins and their twin servants confuse the lives of all around them in this zany farce.



July 14 - July 26
The Tempest

George Washington Masonic Memorial

A shipwreck on a magical island leads to reconciliation, love, and forgiveness in this comedic tale.


June 23 – July 3 (Final performance at 5pm on July 3rd—No camp July 4th)
A Midsummer Night’s Dream

McLean Community Center

Shakespeare’s classic story of bickering lovers, a kingdom of fairies, and some rude mechanicals who just want to put on a play.


Silver SpringReserve

June 30 – July 12 (No camp July 4th)
Much Ado About Nothing

Silver Spring Civic Center
The men return from war and the real battle begins: men versus women. Love and friendship is tested. Comedy ensues.