We stage the work of Shakespeare, his contemporaries and the most exciting new writers and performers of today, making every play an event.
We have trained generations of the best theatre makers since we were founded in 1961 and we continue to nurture the talent of the future.
Our work begins its life at our Stratford-upon-Avon workshops and theatres and we share it with audiences across the world through:
We work with new writers to commission and produce new plays on anything feminism, race or religion to the nature of modern America or the politics of football.
Information on personnel, structure and governance with biographies of key staff
Information on our annual turnover, income and funding, including where our money comes from.
Everyone at the RSC, from actors to technicians, milliners to musicians, plays a part in creating the world you see on stage.
Find out about what happened for the RSC in the last year.