2024 Summer Camps

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

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):
June 17 – 28,
Henry V – 514 Fourth Street, San Rafael – (2-week camp)  Tuition: $650.
July 1 – July 19, Twelfth Night – Forest Meadows Amphitheatre (No camp July 4)  Tuition: $975.
July 22 – August 9, Julius Caesar – Forest Meadows Amphitheatre, San Rafael  Tuition: $975.

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 12, Much Ado About Nothing  (No camp July 4)

Monday through Fridays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
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



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.