Summer Stage


Summer 2024

Registration now open! CST’s Summer Programs are back for 2024, with two exciting new partnerships exploring theater, social justice, science and more! Enrollment is limited. Register now to reserve a spot, or to add your student’s name to the waitlist.


Summer Youth Intensive: Macbeth
An Actors’ Shakespeare Project and Central Square Theater Youth Co-Production

July 1- July 28 (Four Week Program / No Session July 4)

Ages 13-19

Rehearsals: Monday-Friday, 9 am – 4 pm (OFF: Thursday, July 4)
Tech: Saturday, July 20, 10 am – 8 pm
Performances: Thursday, July 25, Friday, July 26, and Saturday, July 27
Strike: Sunday, July 28, 11 am – 6 pm
Central Square Theater (450 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge; Red Line Central stop)

In our 14th annual Summer Youth Intensive, Actors’ Shakespeare Project is delighted to partner with Central Square Theater for an exciting and engaging youth co-production! ASP and CST’s combined ensemble will create, design, rehearse, and perform one of Shakespeare’s most compelling tragedies, Macbeth, paying special attention to the modern-day social justice concerns raised in the text. Directed by Allison Taaffe. Youth actors, stage managers, designers, and technical crew are all welcome and encouraged to apply.

Tuition: $1750, scholarships available

Learn more and apply at the Summer Youth Intensive 2024 website.



STEAM Theater: Actor-Inventors

August 5-August 16 (Two Week Program)

Ages 10-13

Monday-Friday 9 AM- 3:30 PM
Extended Day available daily from 3:30 PM- 5 PM ($15/day or $75/week)
Central Square Theater (450 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge; Red Line Central stop)

Calling all creative thinkers, hands-on problem solvers, and theater kids! Ever wonder if your curiosity could change the world? Come work with theater artists from CST and science experts from Lemelson-MIT, to explore stories about young people making a difference in their communities. In this two-week class where theater and invention come together, students will choose an inspiring story to adapt, bring it to life on stage, and design and construct a new invention inspired by the tale. The actor-inventors will then showcase their story and creation in a final performance for all to see! (Culminating Share: 3:00 PM on Friday, August 16)

Tuition: $800, Register Online

Scholarships and sibling discounts available – contact us

Extended Day (3:30pm to 5pm) Available for $15/day. Reserve online.