Our flagship performance company, the Chicago Youth Shakespeare Ensemble is open to high school students throughout the Chicago area.
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.