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Shakespeare Festival St. Louis

5715 Elizabeth Avenue
St. Louis , MO , 63110
Phone: 3145319800
38° 36' 54.216" N, 90° 17' 1.8636" W
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We present Shakespeare and works inspired by Shakespeare. We are in the Schools, in the Streets, and in the Park. Our work seeks to better the community, facilitate a diverse conversation, and encourage collaboration across disciplines.


Full-day workshops led by experienced Shakespeare Festival Teaching Artists include training in voice, movement, stage combat, and physical comedy. The final week includes a performance for family and friends. Sessions are limited to 30 campers.

Want to work behind the scenes? Sign up for camp and choose the technical theatre track to learn all about production and design.

Session 1: Much Ado About Nothing & Julius Caesar

June 8 – 26, 9 AM – 3 PM Ages 11 to 14 and 15 to 18
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Session 2: The Comedy of Errors & Measure for Measure

July 6 – 24, 9 AM – 3 PM Ages 11 to 14 and 15 to 18
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Session 3: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

July 27 – August 7, 9 AM – 12 PM Ages 8 to 10
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Using classical text and Shakespeare as inspiration, students experiment with scenes and monologues pulled from mythology and contemporary playwrights. Advanced acting techniques are also covered. The session ends with an informal performance for family and friends. Limited to 30 campers.

Beyond the Bard

July 27 – August 7, 9 AM – 3 PM Ages 14 to 18*
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* Classical acting experience or approval of instructors is required