Classes & Training

Apprentice Company


The Shakespeare Theatre Academy

Unique youth and adult classes in the spring and fall with The Shakespeare Theatre's acclaimed education and artistic staff.

Jr & Sr Corp

The Junior & Senior Shakespeare Corps

A unique classical theatre experience for young people ages 11-17; two- and three- week sessions offered each summer.



Apprentice Company


Summer Professional Training Program

“Extreme Training” in all theatrical disciplines for ages 18 and up, offered each summer.


Each year, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's multi-tiered training programs offer students from across the United States and abroad clear instruction, individual attention, and thoughtful and candid evaluation in a professional theatre environment.

Training is offered in every aspect of the theatre, from acting and directing to arts administration and theatrical design. Participants learn to strive for excellence, and to relish the exuberance that comes from achieving it, within the context of an acclaimed regional theatre.