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Shakespeare Conservatory and Team Shakespeare

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 Fall/Winter 2016 ENROLLING NOW!  Partial scholarships available!

  Team Shakespeare enrollment form
 Shakespeare Conservatory enrollment form
 Scholarship Application

Team Shakespeare Performances

Upcoming performances TBA!


Please stay tuned for upcoming Team Shakespeare performances!

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 apprentice acting troupe. Students must complete one year in Shakespeare Conservatory in order to be elegible to join Team.

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 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Classes run September 13- December 13, 2015



Acting classes for adults!

Classes for professionals and non-professionals alike!

 The Festival is now offering classes for adults! Stay tuned for information on our upcoming adult acting programs!