Festival Young Company – 2021
In this 4 month program, students train with experienced professionals in a variety of performance skills appropriate to the Renaissance era. Students will learn scenes and monologues from Shakespeare’s canon, while also exploring Elizabethan language, behavior, history, culture and songs. FYC members expand their skills in acting/scene study, movement, improvisation and stage combat by performing in full period costume for our audiences on the grounds of historic Agecroft Hall during the Richmond Shakespeare Festival in July and August.This camp is perfect for the high school student who is interested in taking their performative skills to the next level, having a ton performing under the stars at beautiful Agecroft Hall and making some amazing friends!
This opportunity is available to any high-school aged, public, private, or home-schooled student. Members can choose from 32 performance opportunities every Thursday through Sunday evenings throughout the summer months.