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A Midsummer Night's Dream

Rehearsals begin January 5 ~ Performance March 28

Help us bring to life Shakespeare’s best-loved play in signature SHAK style! Our kid-friendly adaptation of the script focuses on the funniest and most delightful parts of the story, in the Bard’s own words. Wearing glorious period costume, cast members act the parts of the warring fairy courts of Oberon and Titania, or of hilariously bumbling would-be actors lost in the woods. The script is enriched, in true Elizabethan style, with songs from Shakespeare's time accompanied by period instruments. 


Who can participate

  • Kids and teens 7-15 (age 6 by request)

  • From newcomers to experienced actors and singers

  • No special background is required



Regular rehearsals:

2-6pm on January 5, 12, 19, 26; February 1, 2, 9, 23; March 1, 8, 14, 15, 22

    Note: No rehearsal on Feb 16

    Note: Most rehearsals are on Sundays with two Saturdays (Feb 1 and Mar 14)

Location: Studio K, 1020 NE 112th Street, Suite 1020, Seattle WA 98125


Dress rehearsals:

4:30-7:15pm on March 23 and 24

Location: 4th floor Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center

4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle WA 98103



Sat March 28, 1:00pm*

*Cast arrive 10am for warmup, costuming, and lunch

Location: 4th floor Chapel Performance Space at the Good Shepherd Center

4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle WA 98103



The first $100 is a nonrefundable deposit. The balance of tuition is refundable up to one month before the first rehearsal.

Registration after Dec 1: $396

Registration after Dec 1 with boy scholarship*: $336

Need-based financial aid is always available:

First-time applicants inquire here; returning students simply contact us.


*About SHAK's boy scholarships:

These days, boys and men are often underrepresented in the arts of drama, dance, and singing, and may be reluctant to sign up. We want to encourage you to give these historical arts a try! SHAK programs tend to draw together a varied mix of creative, strong-minded, curious young people who often find a unique sense of community together across categories of age and gender. Boys attending a SHAK theater, dance, or singing program are invited to take a first-time 15% discount off your tuition level. Kids who identify themselves outside of binary gender are also welcome to use this scholarship.

Need-based financial aid is always available for anyone, so please don’t hesitate to ask. 

At SHAK we know that everyone benefits when our programs are accessible, diverse, and welcoming!

Online registration

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Your registration is not complete until we receive your payment. You may pay by credit below or by check to SHAK, PO Box 27472, Seattle WA 98165.

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