This new feature is a series of short films in which we show you what goes on behind the scenes to make our work on stage happen.
A new film is added each week, putting the spotlight on the myriad of skills that are needed before our actors can set foot on stage.
Dresser Kate Anderson helps Actor Nia Gwynne through a quick change.
How our Design Engineers translate the design of the set into a real working stage.
How our automation engineers push, pull and move objects around the stage.
Casting and building a severed head prop.
Find out what the Fight Captain does in a show and how the fight scenes are made safe for all the actors involved.
Making convincing, durable and safe Aztec weapons for A Soldier in Every Son.
Watch RSC Head Chef Nick Funnell craft the dish of the day in the Rooftop Restaurant kitchen.
The Composer and Musical Director for Julius Caesar, Tayo Akinbode talks about the energy musicians create together.
See the Royal Shakespeare Theatre transform from the set of The Comedy of Errors to Twelfth Night.
Can I have Shakespeare's autograph? How the Front of House team help our audiences.
Metalwork and costume - find out about some of the heavy-duty materials that go into our ladies costumes.
Some of our youngest visitors go to the top of the RSC Tower.
How to put a swimming pool and 7,000 litres of water into a theatre.
The composer for Twelfth Night, The Comedy of Errors and The Tempest explains some of the unusual music in the productions.
Alan Smith turns cow hide into breast plates for Richard III.
The musicians for The Comedy of Errors meet each other for the first time.
Covering actor Stephen Boxer in scars, scabs and blood for The Heresy of Love.
Actor Laura Darrall in her dressing room as she prepares to go on stage.
RSC Tour Guide Nikki Cockayne gives a very abridged tour of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
How the RSC's Paint Shop built the rood screen for Written on the Heart
Our Resident Mixologist Luke Baddely makes a cocktails for Valentines
RSC Scenic Artist Lara Etherton paints the backcloth for The Heresy of Love.
Ghosts, fantasy characters and wenches: take a tour with Costume Store Manager Stephanie Smith.
'You have to be prepared for anything in this job' - the RSC's Senior Milliner makes a hat