Shakespearean Youth Theatre

A nonprofit organization

$18,986 raised by 64 donors

95% complete

$20,000 Goal

Our Goal: $20,000 for Season 20! 

Support Shakespearean Youth Theatre's 20th Anniversary Season 2023-2024!

Theater is a community event. 

YOU are an extraordinary community. Together, you have created 20 years of life changing experiences for young people in the Twin Cities! Thank you for investing in the young people who enliven our communities  and grow our future. 

Did you know? 

  1. Ticket sales only cover about 10% of the cost of an SYT production! Your GIFTS pave the way for SYT to produce top-quality theatre! 
  2. Over 1,000 audience members attend SYT productions each year!

Young Artists. Classic Plays. Extraordinary Storytelling.

"SYT did a good job at training me in Shakespeare, and a better job at helping me believe in myself." - Current Student

An inclusive community of young artists. Shakespearean Youth Theatre (SYT) celebrates the artistic contributions of artists ages 13-19.  At SYT, we believe in the power of storytelling to change lives and transform relationships between young people and their communities. 

What does your gift do? With your help, SYT will....

1. Produce three extraordinary theatrical experiences for audiences of all ages: HAMLET (March 2024), ROMEO & JULIET, and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Summer Rep, 2024) 

2. Share SYT productions with students ages 7 - 12 via our Shakespeareance series. Students spend the morning exploring a play with SYT Teaching Artists, and attend the production in the evening! 

3. Create opportunities backstage and behind the scenes for students and alumni to learn about set construction and costume, lighting, and sound design! 

" I have appreciated the confidence that being a part of SYT has built in me. I feel seen for what I bring to the shows... It’s nice to have our strengths acknowledged. " - Actor, Season 20

Audiences of all ages love SYT! 

Here's just a few of the things audiences have to say about SYT productions....

  1. "If you think you don't like Shakespeare, this director and these actors might just change your mind." 
  2. "WOW!" - Christopher (Age 6)
  3. "This is the way Shakespeare is supposed to be done!"
  4. "I've never seen Shakespeare like this before... with actors of any age."
  5. “It’s some of the best theatre in the Twin Cities. I really mean that!” 

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2300 Myrtle Ave, STE 240, STE 240 Suite #240
Saint Paul, MN 55114



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