at the Shakespeare Theatre Company

Summer Classes start ONLINE on July 6.

TUITION FOR ALL ONLINE CLASSES IS NOW ONLY $149 (less than $10 per hour of instruction)

Class Time: 6:45–9:15 p.m. ET, once a week for six weeks

Location: All Summer Classes will take place ONLINE AT

COVID-19 UPDATE: Classes at STC Continue Online:

Classes at STC continue to take place online as we transition to reopening our spaces. Our STC Teaching Artists have adapted their curriculum to successfully reach students in an online format with no more than 1216 students. We will be offering online Classes at STC at a reduced rate of $149.

Email us at with any questions. See scholarship application information below if you need further-reduced tuition.

Join our family of artists and educators by taking Classes at STC!

All of our classes are taught by working theatre professionals, award-winning actors, and STC Affiliated Artists and staff. When you take a theatre or acting class at STC, you have access to the most successful and generous theatre artists in D.C. whether you receive individual feedback in an acting lesson, have a conversation during a break, or make a professional connection over email.

Explore the schedule below for classes covering a range of subjects including acting lessons for beginners, advanced topics for working actors, and theatre craft such as playwriting and directing. In addition, STC offers Acting for Business Professionals focusing on presentation and communication skills.

Find professional development opportunities for your entire staff.

Classes are for students 18 and older only. Classes for Youth and Teens can be found here.