Year-round, we provide rich programming that fosters meaningful and collaborative learning for the development of artists of all ages. Our summer, March Break, PA Day and Reading Week programs are fun, innovative and inspiring. We provide a safe and respectful learning space and are dedicated to the highest standards of theatre training and practice for both young people and adults. All are welcome. 

  • Meet students from all over the world
  • See Stratford Festival performances
  • Meet Stratford Festival actors
  • Learn from our expert teaching artists
  • All sessions will culminate in a presentation by the students for family and friends.

Want to learn more? See what some of our Shakespeare School students had to say about their experience here.

For more information contact the Education Department at or 519.271.4040 x2293.

Space is limited and will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis.

*If you require financial assistance, we encourage you to apply for a bursary. Please email us for more details. Bursary applications must be submitted with application.


Day Camps: September 28, November 2 and December 7 (9am to 4pm)

Suitable for children of all abilities and levels of experience, PA Day programs focus on having fun and building ensemble. Participants will explore storytelling and character through improvisation, games, team building and performance. The day culminates with a 15-minute showcase of collectively created work. Each PA Day has a different focus: Shakespeare (September 28), Storytelling (November 2) and Stage Combat (December 7).

Nutritional snacks provided, buts students must bring their own lunch.

Cost: $45 per session

Registration Form


Residential program: October 9 to 13, 2018

The Classical Immersion and Audition Prep is an exploration of theatre for post-secondary theatre school students with a focus on acting, text, voice and movement within the classical cannon.  This program is ideal for any student preparing for upcoming auditions and classical work. At the completion of the session there is an invited presentation by the students for industry professionals. 

Early Bird Pricing: $699
After August 1: $849

Rates include all classes, accommodation, Stratford Festival production tickets, breakfast and lunch daily.


Registration deadline: September 15th, 2018

Information Sheet
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