Workshops and Classes


A Midsummer Night's Dream - NSW Youth Players

12-16 Years


About the Program

Calling the next generation of acting talent to join The Australian Shakespeare Company in producing a feature filmed based on Shakespeare’s magical comedy A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Cast by audition, the young ensemble will rehearse during Term 3 and 4, culminating in a public screening of the final feature film.

Participants perform alongside experienced company actors and are led by a team of industry professionals learning the craft of performing Shakespeare, acting for camera, authentic character creation as well as devising sections of a modern script.

Open to students 12 years and over, this rare industry experience is one to relish. Previous experience is not essential but a professional, positive attitude is key!

Rehearsals will initially be held online, moving to in-person rehearsals when restrictions ease. Extra rehearsals will be called in production week; closer to the shoot in December.

Directed by Jo Bloom

Further Information: Creative Kids – Service NSW

NSW Government is helping your cost of living with more than 40 rebates and savings including Creative Kids, which is all about making it easier for school-aged kids (4.5 to 18 years old) to get involved in creative and cultural activities.

Parents, guardians and carers can claim a $100 voucher per year to put towards the cost of lessons and fees with registered providers.



Available Online during COVID

Age Group

12-16 Years

Dates and Times

Auditions: CLOSED

Rehearsals: Tuesday 5:30 - 7:30pm and Saturdays (Time TBA) throughout Term 3 and 4.

Filming: December, date TBC


$900 full program fee. Apply for the Creative Kids voucher for $100 towards course costs. Please advise us if you require assistance with payment, we are happy to organise an invoice with a payment plan through our accounts department.

Course Location

Auditions - CLOSED

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