2021 update: Next Act puts safety and responsibility first. The 2021 Shakespeare program will be held outdoors at the Paliafito Eco-Arts Park, with our bathrooms and rain location being indoors at the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts. Everyone, students and staff, will remain masked and socially distanced for the duration of the day. There is no online option for the Shakespeare program.
For more about our COVID-19 safety policies, click here.
The 2021 summer Shakespeare program will take place in-person and outdoors June 14 – June 26, weekdays 9:00am – 3:00pm, with live outdoor performances on the final Friday and Saturday.
Audition by May 31 by filling out this registration form.
Please read this guide on how to create an audition video.
Next Act’s Summer Shakespeare Program emboldens passionate high school students, equipping them with the skills they need to perform scenes, sonnets, and monologues. In collaboration with Mad Rogues, trained teaching artists will guide students through learning the Elizabethan English language, gaining the confidence and technical skill it takes to bring Shakespeare’s words to life.