Become a Friend of CYS
and change the life of a teenager forever
Support from individual donors makes it possible for CYS to continue providing cost-free programming and performances for students of every background and income level throughout the region.
Together we have reached over 6500 students from more than 60 different schools and communities in less than 5 years!
Chicago Youth Shakespeare (CYS) is a 501(c)3 charitable organization. Donations to CYS are tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law.
Your support DOES make a real difference! Click on any of the characters below to read true stories from CYS students and family members.