Each summer, Underground Railway 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.
2019 Summer Stage
Session I: June 24-28, Fantastical Places — $350
Jump into fascinating folktales from around the world! Use fundamentals of character work, voice, and movement to journey to amazing locations and explore extraordinary characters.
Session II: July 1-3, Staging Our Stories — $225
Everyone has a story worth telling – come learn how to tell it! Use playwriting skills and performance techniques to celebrate and share your unique, personal story.
Session III: July 8-12, Acting Funny — $350
Learn a variety of techniques from theater and improv to bring vibrant, hilarious characters to the stage!
Session IV: July 15-19, Creating Characters — $350
Explore diverse characters from both comedic and dramatic stories, and discover how each actor’s choices can produce distinct and colorful characters.
Session V: July 22-Aug 2, Brave the Bard — $575
Spend your summer with Shakespeare! Step into a world of rumors, tricks, and disguises while learning to master the Bard’s language of comedy and drama. Students will perform a 30-minute adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s most endurings plays.
Session VI: Aug 5-9, Theater Squad — $350
Collaborate with other young artists! Bring stories to life by acting, moving, and exploring as a team!
Extended Day (daily, 3PM – 5PM): $15/day or $75/week
Questions? Please call: 617-307-4257 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org