Our flagship performance company, the Chicago Youth Shakespeare Ensemble is open to high school students throughout the Chicago area.
Chicago Youth Shakespeare Ensemble
Battle of the Bard 2016
come together for a region-wide high school Shakespeare slam
Be Not Afraid of Greatness
In their own words...
Building Community in Our Youth Ensemble
Why Shakespeare was Written for Teenagers
Karina Kohli is a CYS Winter Youth Ensemble Alum. She played Lady Capulet in the 2014 production of "Romeo & Juliet." A 2015 graduate of Main East High School, Karina is currently studying at the Atlantic Theater Conservatory in New York City.