HVSF is passionate about training and dedicated to providing in-depth, educational experiences for young theater artists, technicians and administrators. The HVSF CONSERVATORY COMPANY and HVSF INTERNSHIP PROGRAM offer exceptional opportunities through immersive residencies focused on practical experience, collaboration and mentorship.
A 20-week performance based training program for committed, early career actors who have a passion for Shakespeare, and want to develop the skills necessary to create innovative, collaborative theater in extraordinary spaces.
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Conservatory Company, the foremost summer Shakespeare training program in New York, is an artistic home to train and take risks. Working alongside our nationally recognized acting company on and off stage, the 6 to 8 actors we invite into the program each season are offered an unmatched opportunity to transition from students to professionals. Our specialty is practical experience that provides our alumnae with a competitive edge.
The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Internship Program entrusts key administrative and production positions to a select group of rising professionals. Over the course of intensive residencies, interns are engaged in both short and long-term projects for their respective departments. They sharpen skills through direct collaboration with professional department heads and staff members, working behind the scenes and in the office, developing skills for future careers in the arts.
An indispensable part of this nationally recognized theater, the HVSF Intern Company represents the next generation of theater professionals.