Each summer, Underground Railway Theater provides training for young people ages 6 and up through classes and intensive programs. Aspiring theater artists learn skills in script analysis, ensemble building, puppetry, mask, and performance, alongside URT Teaching Artists and CST professionals.
Who Can Participate?
Youth ages 6 and up. We require a “Get to Know You” meeting for students 6-7 years old.
Counselor in Training (CIT): CIT positions open to young people ages 13 and older. Previous program experience preferred and application required.
Summer Stage Schedule 2017
Session I: June 26-30
Journey Around the World: the Trickster in Many Forms
Jump into fascinating stories from both ancient and modern world cultures, and bring to life diverse incarnations of the cunning Trickster.
Session II: July 5-7
1-day Master Classes:
July 5: Movement for the Actor
July 6: Fundamentals of Voice
July 7: Puppetry Workshop
Drop in for one or all of these 1-day Master Classes, and focus on some essential building blocks of theater-making.
Session III: July 10-21
Brave the Bard
Spend your summer with Shakespeare! Step up and take on the challenge of performing an adaptation of one of the Bard’s most enduring plays.
Session IV: July 24-Aug 4
What makes an audience laugh? Discover tricks of the Comedy Greats of the stage!
Session V: Aug 7-18
Where Arts and Science Collide
How can we use theater to explore essential scientific questions?
Sessions run Monday through Friday, 9 AM to 3 PM
Questions? Please call: 617-307-4257 or email Kortney Adams, our Education Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org