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Shakespeare Studio

Year-round Instruction

The Festival offers year-round education programs with classes for young people.  

Kelsey Hendricks, MaKenna Lockhart, Jesse Walker-McGraw and Katie Hanson

Shakespeare Conservatory and Team Shakespeare provide students ongoing and in-depth theater training and exploration of Shakespeare and his work.  Class location for Sunday classes will be KCYA, on the campus of St. Teresa's at 5601 Wyandotte, Kansas City, MO.

Shakespeare Conservatory and Team Shakespeare Spring 2014 ENROLLING NOW!  Partial scholarships available!

  Spring 2014 Conservatory Reg
   Spring 2014 Team Reg
     Scholarship Application

Team Shakespeare Performances

Hamlet at Riverside!

In May 2013 the Festival's teen performance company presented three performances of Hamlet!

Leah Brownlee and Claire Davis

Shakespeare Conservatory and Team Shakespeare

Ages 12-18


Team Shakespeare performs Hamlet
Shakespeare Conservatory is a year-round Acting Intensive for students interested in a deeper exploration of Shakespeare through performance of his works.  Open to all levels. 

Team Shakespeare is the Festival's teen performing troupe and is by invitation only.

Both groups meet year-round on Sunday afternoons at Kansas City Young Audiences on the campus of St. Teresa’s at 5601 Wyandotte in Kansas City, Missouri for instruction, rehearsal and community performance opportunities. 


Shakespeare Conservatory:  Sundays 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Team Shakespeare:  Sundays 2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Classes run February 16 - May 18, 2014

Taming of the Shrew performance dates:  May 22,23,24, 2014 in Riverside