About us

Founded in 2001, YSP is an unincorporated association registered as a charity, and has so far staged 27 productions covering 30 of Shakespeare’s plays.

We are on target to produce all the plays by 2020. Recent productions have included a nearly-sold-out run of Twelfth Night directed by Mark Smith at York Theatre Royal Studio, Henry V directed by Maggie Smales – The York Press ‘York Play of the Year 2015’ – Pericles directed by Sophie Paterson and King Lear directed by Ben Prusiner, all three at Upstage Centre Youth Theatre, Monkgate.

YSP Committee Members 2016-17 (from November 2016)

Acting Chair and Secretary – Ian Timmins
Treasurer – Caroline Mozley
Membership – Izzy Carrick
Emma Summers
Karen Millar
Sam Valentine
Diana Wyatt