Youth Underground


Youth Underground is the resident youth performance Ensemble at Central Square Theater.  Youth Underground creates and performs original theater that investigates social issues relevant to young people and our world.  YU serves two tiers of enrollment for ages 13-18 and 19-25.

Join Youth Underground!

As a Youth Underground member your benefits include: a stipend, training from professional theater artists, complimentary tickets to Central Square Theater productions and special events, and the opportunity to grow as a performer. Whether you love performance but don’t have a chance to do it enough, you want to discover what performance feels like, you want to tell your story, or you have a lot of experience—Youth Underground will give you a chance grow and expand with the support of an ensemble structure and professional theater artists.

How Do I Join?

If you are 13-18, we provide a session during the school year and an intensive summer session.

If you are 19-25, we offer a Season long unique training session with performance and apprenticeship opportunities.

To inquire about schedule and audition/interview dates: or call 617-576-9278, ext. 207