Cincinnati Shakespeare Company offers a variety of educational experiences for all ages taught by CSC Resident Actors including our prestigious Groundlings and Groundlings Junior programs. 

Act One and Groundlings Programs

6th—9th Graders

Groundlings Junior, Shakespeare Acting

This is an acting class for 6th-9th grade students who are interested in furthering their acting skills and understanding of Shakespeare. The emphasis of the program will be on learning basic acting skills, working together as an ensemble, and speaking Shakespeare’s text. Workshops on movement, voice, text analysis, character development, and Shakespearean performance will take place throughout the program. By working together through theatre games and scene work, actors in the program will experience the excitement of the artistic process.

This semester will be presented VIRTUALLY.

Instructors are Arrianna Chai and Marcus Anthony.

Sunday Nights, 6-8:30pm

Groundlings Junior Spring 2021

Dates subject to change:
Feb 14, 21, 28
Mar 7, 14, 21, 28
Apr 4

Students are encouraged but not required to participate in both semesters.

Cost is $295/semester.

10th—12th Graders

Groundlings, Shakespeare Acting

This is an acting ensemble developed to provide 10th-12th grade students with the opportunity to learn performance techniques from professional actors while studying Shakespeare and his texts. This 20-week acting-intensive program includes workshops, text analysis, and training in both voice and movement. CSC’s Groundlings provides students with the tools they need to develop their acting talents in a fun and nurturing environment.

This program is virtual audition only for NEW members.

It is our hope that these classes are a hybrid of some (safe) in-person sessions and virtual sessions. During the registration you have the option to share your preference.  

Instructor is Jeremy Dubin

Saturday Mornings, 9-11:30am

Students are required to participate in both semesters.

Cost is $750/both semesters (Paid in 2 installments of $375).