Campers will enjoy:

   • Physical games and activities

   • Learning about and performing Shakespeare

   • Interacting safely with peers

Read about our fantastic teaching artists.

Summer Classes

2024 Youth Camps (ages 8 – 12)

We make it fun for young people to explore Shakespeare’s exciting characters, language and stories. Instruction will focus on creative play, character creation, and rehearsal, culminating in a performance of an abbreviated Shakespeare play.

3-week Young Company sessions, San Rafael (ages 8 – 12):

Monday through Fridays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Locations Vary, see above.


2024 Shakespeare’s Stories Camps (ages 5 – 8)

Our youngest campers will learn the stories and characters of Shakespeare’s plays through story-telling, creative dramatics, theatre games, and creative projects. A fun way to introduce children to the plays, and spark young imaginations.

July 22 – 26, Magic and Mayhem
July 29 – August 2, All the World’s a Stage
August 5 – 9, Witty Fools

1 week sessions, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Tuition: $300 per session.
Location: 514 Fourth Street, San Rafael


2024 Teen Camp (ages 12 – 19)

Work with a professional director to rehearse and perform Shakespeare’s beloved comedy. Dig deep into Shakespeare’s language and ideas, while honing acting skills and making new friends.

June 24 – July 12Much Ado About Nothing  (No camp July 4)

Monday through Fridays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, $1,125.
Location: 514 Fourth Street, San Rafael


For information about upcoming Summer Camps or any of our Education Programs, contact our Education Director at 415-499-4487 or education@marinshakespeare.org

 Other Summer Opportunities

Summer Camp Videos

Scholarships are available for all Marin Shakespeare Company classes; our goal is to include all students regardless of the ability to pay. Please contact us if you have any questions, or would like to apply for a scholarship.

Summer Teaching Artists

Ash Baker

Ash Baker (she/they) is a performer, theater director, teaching artist, event producer and
photographer based in San Francisco, Ca.

Jon Demegillo

Jon Demegillo (he/him) is an actor, director, and educator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He was most recently seen as Micke in Let The Right One In at Berkeley Rep and also in a workshop of Pakiusap at Oakland Theatre Project. Previous teaching credits include: Marin Shakespeare Company (Play Power Program and Shakespeare Camp) and The Conservatory Theater Ensemble at Tamalpais High School. B.F.A- UNCSA.

Shayna Howett

Shayna Ann Howlett (they/them) is excited to teach with MSC this summer. Since 2023, they’ve directed musical theater with Tomorrow’s Youth Repertory in Alameda. They’ve taught acting intensives with White Rabbit Productions in Millbrae and Shakespeare literacy at Bay Area high schools with the SF Shakespeare Festival and the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.). Recent credits include ‘Measure for Measure’ (The Duke) with A.C.T. and ‘Cinderella’ (Ensemble) at Berkeley Playhouse.

Madelyn Ockner

Madelyn (she/her) is a current student at Vassar College, studying drama and neuroscience. She has just returned from a semester of classical acting training at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Before Marin Shakes, Madelyn taught kids gymnastics and dance classes, as well as assistant directed for Mount Tamalpais School.