Our flagship performance company, the Chicago Youth Shakespeare Ensemble is open to high school students throughout the Chicago area.
Battle of the Bard 2016
Building Community in Our Youth Ensemble
Be Not Afraid of Greatness
In their own words...
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.