Upstart Crows (12-18)

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


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Summer 2020 Upstart Crows Camps are NOW enrolling!
(enroll online)

Camps meet Monday-Friday from 9am-3pm for two weeks. A performance for family and friends is presented on the final day of each session, followed by a celebratory cast party! This summer Upstart Crows will be performing an abridged version of one of Shakespeare's great tragedies. We're not ready yet to reveal which one, but we guarantee it's a good one! Experience welcome but not required. 

At Upstart Crows Camps you'll:

  •  Explore Shakespeare’s text, themes and language
  •  Enhance your performance abilities
  •  Expand your vocal and movement skills
  •  Learn advanced stage combat 
  •  Develop audition technique and more!

All scripts, materials and supplies for the performance PLUS a Shakespeare Camp t-shirt are included for $670!
Optional aftercare is available at most locations for $150 for two-weeks.

Scholarship assistance is available for families in need.

2020 Upstart Crows Dates and Locations
(click to enroll online)

  • June 8 - June 19 Oakland        Oakland School for the Arts, 530 19th St
  • June 22 - July 3  San Mateo Odyssey School, 201 Polhemus Rd
  • July 6 - July 17 Berkeley John Hinkel Park, 41 Somerset Ave
  • July 6 - July 17  Pleasanton Trinity Lutheran Church, 1225 Hopyard Road
  • July 20-July 31 Berkeley John Hinkel Park, 41 Somerset Ave
  • July 20-July 31 Cupertino Quinlan Cmty Ctr, 10185 N Stelling Rd
  • San Francisco site coming soon ... check back after mid-January!