Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is committed to inviting young voices to join the conversation about Shakespeare, the classics, and drama.  We reach nearly 50,000 students every year with our education and outreach programs.  We bring Shakespeare into classrooms and community centers with engaging and exciting performances and workshops.   We do this by offering programs for schools and community centers in their school, offering programs at the theater as well as offering acting classes and camps for adults and teens.
We offer programs AT THE THEATER and IN YOUR SCHOOL

Educational Matinees- BOOK NOW!

Join us for an Educational Matinee at our theater! Bring your school group on a field trip to Cincinnati Shakespeare Company to attend a weekday matinee of our mainstage performances at the reduced price of only $12/ ticket!  The dates and available shows can be found on the Educational Matinees page.

Touring Programs- BOOK NOW!

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Two Hours’ Traffic

Six professional actors from the Cincinnati Shakespeare Touring Company are on tour, performing Romeo & Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Macbeth for the 2016-2017 school year.
One up to six Cincinnati Shakespeare Company actors visit your classroom to perform and discuss scenes, enriching your learning environment.
Why Shakespeare?
A 45-minute comedic showcase of Shakespearean scenes and information about the Bard and his relevance today. A great introduction to classroom Shakespeare studies!
Midsummer for Young Audience- NEW Elementary Program!
This 45 minute interactive touring show takes your K-5th grade students through the magical world of A Midsummer Night’s Dream with three professional CSC actors.
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FREE Shakespeare in the Park

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Groundlings Acting Classes

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company offers a variety of educational experiences taught by CSC Resident Actors including our prestigious Groundlings and Groundlings Junior programs.
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Each school year for PROJECT38, CSC collaborates with 38 different area schools, giving each school one of the 38 plays in Shakespeare’s canon.  The program culminates in the PROJECT38 Festival at the end of the school year. a multi-day celebration in which all the students will gather, and share what they’ve created with each other, their schools, family and friends and with the community at large. Click here to learn more.

Summer Camps

2016 Summer Camp has completed.
Shakespeare Summer Camp is a one-week theater day camp for middle school and high school students who want to learn more about the art of theatre. Campers work with members of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Resident Ensemble (including Actor’s Equity members), learning acting, stage combat, movement, and text analysis for the actor. This exciting camp has grown into a three-tiered program for students of all levels of experience. Hosted by Xavier University in the Gallagher Student Center, Shakespeare Summer Camp is an adventure you don’t want to miss! Learn More

Education Contact

Jeanna Vella
Director of Education and Communications
(513) 381- 2273 x. 3202