Upstart Crows (12-18)

Teens have something to say.
Shakespeare gives us the best words in the world.
Be heard. Be an Upstart Crow!


In consideration of your health and safety, all of our 2020 camps were held in a virtual format.

Summer 2020 Upstart Crows Camps have now concluded  : - (

Thank you to all who made summer Virtual Shakespeare Camps a success!
We'll post information about upcoming programs (including Fall Saturday sessions) as soon as it's available. To get updated as soon as possible, sign our contact list and indicate which program(s) you are interested in.

Summer camps met Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm for two weeks. A performance for family and friends was presented on the final day of each session, followed by a celebratory cast party! This summer Upstart Crows will performed an abridged version of one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies, King Lear. This is the same title being staged for Free Shakespeare in the Park this summer, so actors have the opportunity to see another expression of the same play. Experience welcomed but not required to be an Upstart Crow!

Upstart Crows Campers:

  •  Explored Shakespeare’s text, themes and language
  •  Enhanced their performance abilities
  •  Expanded their vocal and movement skills
  •  Learned advanced stage combat
  •  Developed audition technique... and more!

All scripts, materials and supplies for the performance PLUS a Shakespeare Camp tote bag were included for $695!  
Scholarship assistance was available for families in need.

2020 Virtual Upstart Crows dates:

  • June 8 - June 19 / Session completed,
  • June 22 - July 3 / Session completed.
  • July 6 - July 17  / Session completed.
  • July 20 - July 31/ Session completed.