Whether you are young-at-heart or old-at-knees, seasoned or freshly squeezed, chances are, we have an education program that will fit your Shakespearean needs.

Young Ruffians

The Young Ruffian Apprenticeship Program

Be mentored by a professional actor, learn stage combat and join our innovative company! This free program is for teenagers with a love of theatre.

Master Class, Diane D'Aquila, Shakespeare in the Ruff

The Shakespearean Masterclass

Are you a professional actor looking to brush up your Shakespearean skills? Learn from the industry’s finest actors in our annual Masterclass.

Dowel Duel at Withrow Park Farmers Market

The Ruff Performance Squad

Learn what it takes to perform outdoors, while witnessing first hand a company at work! In this program, we welcome theatre school graduates to perform in Toronto’s outdoor spaces.

Guerrilla Ruffian

Schools and Community Workshops

Whether you want to bring your family to the park for a free family workshop or bring one of our company members to your high school, we’ve got you covered!