see a show or join a Production!

Please come see the young Shakespeareans perform on stage! Your support in the audience is an extremely important part of their process in becoming who they are as adults.

See below for plays or workshops that you can see and students can join.


Christmas Carol Cast

Upstart Readers 

dramatic reading of
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Rehearsals begin October 7th. Readers meet once a week on Sunday afternoons (time TBD after we have filled our limit of 12 participants).

Performances December 22 • 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. • Unitarian Universalist Church • Santa Fe

December 23 and 25 at 6 p.m. • Vista Grande Library in Eldorado

Last year's production performed to full-house audiences which enjoyed a high Victorian tea and the true meaning of Christmas! 

Join the casts! No acting experience necessary—the only requirement is the ability to read out loud! The 2018 productions begin in early October with up to four casts.

This program is open to all ages. No acting experience necessary—the only requirement is the ability to read out loud! 

Tuition: $150

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Our Fall/Winter Production: As You Like It

Directed by Caryl Farkas and Ariana Karp

Introduction to the play for student actors:
Thursday • August 23 • 6 to 8:30 p.m.
at The Crows’ Nest • 7 Caliente Road, Unit B-4
at La Tienda in Eldorado

Rehearsals with three casts begin Saturday • September 2 (all casts called for the first Saturday): 

Each cast rehearses separately on Monday, Tuesday, or Saturday, then all three casts rehearse together on Thursdays in town at the Universalist Unitarian Church

Saturdays • 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Crows' Nest                                                                            Mondays 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. at the Crows' Nest
Tuesdays and Thursdays • 6:00 to 8:30  p.m. at the Universalist Unitarian Church

Dress rehearsals at El Museo Cultural:
Friday • January 11 • 4 to 9 p.m.
Saturday • January 12 • 4 to 9 p.m.
Sunday • January 13 • 2 to 6 p.m. 

Performances at El Museo Cultural:
Friday • January 18 • 7 p.m. (call time 5 p.m.)
Friday • January 25 • 7 p.m. (call time 5 p.m.)
Saturday • January 19 • 7 p.m.  (call time 5 p.m.)
Saturday • January 26 • 7 p.m.  (call time 5 p.m.)
Sunday, January 20, 2 p.m. (call time noon)
Sunday, January 27, 2 p.m. (call time noon)

Registration fee: $295