Summer Stage


At Summer Stage, aspiring theater artists ages 7+ learn skills in improvisation, comedy, ensemble building, creative movement, and character development. Take a break from technology, work safely together with friends, make theater, and have fun! This year, all of our Summer Stage classes are in person!

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

Scholarships are available; please contact us for details.

Ages 7+

Counselor in Training (CIT) ages 13+

All classes are 9am to 3pm, Monday through Friday
Tuition is $400 per 1-week class
Extended Day Available from 3pm to 5pm for $15 per day or $75 per week

June 28 - July 2: Journey Around the World: Shapeshifters in Many Forms

Certain fascinating characters pop up in folktales from all over the world, throughout history and different cultures. What makes these characters so universal? In this class, students will use fundamentals of character work, voice, and creative movement to explore one common folktale character: the powerful and mischievous Shapeshifter.

July 5-9: Acting Funny

What’s the secret to creating hilarious, vibrant characters? Learn tricks of the trade from theater and improv to think on your feet, play off your fellow actors, and find your full funny!

July 12-16: Character Studio

How can one actor play many characters and make them all different and interesting? Explore diverse characters from both comedic and dramatic stories, and discover how each actor’s choices can produce distinct and colorful characters.

July 19-23: Theater Collaborative

Theater is a team sport! Discover the skills that performers need to succeed as an ensemble. Learn how to listen, react, communicate, and make decisions with scene partners. Have fun with theater games and exercises to stretch, learn, and grow in creative ways, all with a supportive team!

July 26-30: Youth Underground, Jr.

This class brings our award-winning Youth Underground model to the younger generation! Students will learn the basics of investigative theater, gather diverse perspectives from their communities, and write and perform original stories about issues shaping their world right now.