Summer Stage


Currently, all of our 2020 summer classes are still on! In order to help you register with confidence, our Summer 2020 guidelines are as follows:

  1. Cancellations for any reason before June 1, 2020, will receive a full refund.
  2. A full refund will be provided at any time for an illness accompanied by a physician’s note.
  3. If Central Square Theater is mandated to close or if we decide that we need to cancel programs, we will provide a full refund.

If you have questions, or would like help choosing the right class for your child, please contact us at 617-307-4257 or

Each summer, Central Square Theater provides training for young people ages 7 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 7 and up.

Counselor in Training (CIT): CIT positions open to young people ages 13 and older. Previous program experience preferred and application required.

All sessions are Monday through Friday 9AM – 3PM. Extended Day (daily, 3PM – 5PM): $15/day or $75/week.

Registering more than one child? Receive a 10% discount on your second registration. Just make a deposit and the discount will be applied when your balance is requested. Follow the “Products” link after you get to your Shopping Cart.

Journey Around the World: Shapeshifters in Many Forms, $375

Register Online: Make a Deposit ($187.50), Pay In Full ($375)

June 29-July 3, 2020

Jump into fascinating folktales from both ancient and modern world cultures! Use fundamentals of character work, voice, and movement to explore tales of powerful and cunning Shapeshifters.

Acting Funny, $375

Register Online: Make a Deposit ($187.50), Pay In Full ($375)

July 6-10, 2020

Learn a variety of techniques from theater and improv to bring vibrant, hilarious characters to the stage!

Creating Characters, $375

Register Online: Make a Deposit ($187.50), Pay In Full ($375)

July 13-17, 2020

Explore diverse characters from both comedic and dramatic stories, and discover how each actor’s choices can produce distinct and colorful characters.

Brave the Bard, $375

Register Online: Make a Deposit ($187.50), Pay In Full ($375)

July 20-24, 2020

Spend your summer with Shakespeare! Step into a world of magic, mayhem, and mistaken identity while learning to master the Bard’s language. Students will perform scenes of raucous comedy and high drama from some of Shakespeare’s most enduring plays.

Modern Mythmaking, $375

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July 27-31, 2020

Stories like Hansel & Gretel and Little Red Riding Hood were written at a time when the woods were dangerous places, and hungry wolves roamed into towns searching for food. What problems and dangers do youth face today, and how might a 2020 tale tackle them in an innovative, stereotype-busting way? Students take on the roles of playwrights, actors, and designers and work together to imagine and create a new myth for today’s world.

Questions? Please call: 617-307-4257 or email: