2023 Summer Camps

Campers will enjoy:
   • Physical games and activities
   • Learning about and performing Shakespeare
   • Interacting safely with peers
   • Skilled and caring Teaching Artists


2023 Shakespeare’s Stories Camps (ages 5 – 7)

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 24 – 28, Clowns & Comedy
July 31 – August 4, Fairies & Elves
August 7 – 11, Royals & Villains

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


2023 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):
June 12 – 30,
The Comedy of Errors – 514 Fourth Street, San Rafael, $975
July 5 – July 21, The Tempest – 514 Fourth Street, San Rafael (Note: This camp begins on a Wednesday), $845
July 24 – August 11, Macbeth – 514 Fourth Street, San Rafael, $975
Monday through Fridays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm


2023 Teen Camp (ages 12 – 19)

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

June 12 – 30, The Winter’s Tale – 514 Fourth Street, San Rafael
Monday through Fridays from 1:00 to 5:00 pm



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



Summer Classes



The art of stage swordplay














Summer Camp Videos:
A video of the summer camp performance on July 21, 2017 is available here, courtesy of parent Christine Jones:
Much Ado About Nothing Young Company Performance
A video of the summer camp performance on August 3, 2012 is available here, courtesy of parent Eric Cutter:
A Midsummer Night’s Dream Young Company Performance

We typically offer a Summer Technical Intern Program for high school students and young adults, providing training in all aspects of technical theatre. This program will be offered in 2022. Please email us for more information.

We also offer a Summer Actor Training Program for students age 18 and older, providing professional actor training and performance opportunities. This program will not be offered in 2022.


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.