For Schools, Universities and Teachers

Opportunities for young people of all ages and their teachers.

We offer a huge range of workshops, conferences and events for young people from Key Stage 1 to undergraduate and their teachers, using techniques developed in the RSC rehearsal rooms.


  • Visit the Shakespeare Learning Zone, our new resource to help 11-18 year olds unlock Shakespeare
  • Explore our teacher packs, image galleries, videos and more

Associate Schools Programme

  • Our long-term partnership programme with regional theatres and schools across England.
  • Open to secondary, primary and special state schools in England that serve areas of disadvantage.

Events and Workshops for Students

  • Workshops in Stratford-upon-Avon on any Shakespeare play, or any play currently in the repertoire
  • Schools broadcasts and Live Lessons
  • Insight Sessions, Primary Open Days and Summer Schools

Teacher Professional Development

  • Book bespoke professional development courses in your school from £35 per teacher
  • Alternatively explore the RSC Certificate in Teaching Shakespeare, our three-level suite of courses for teachers of all stages

Higher Education

  • Explore our collaboration with the University of Birmingham and the opportunities it offers for undergraduate and postgraduate study
  • Find out about our Higher Education masterclasses

We have an increasing body of research that shows how rehearsal room approaches can help young people of all ages and abilities to unlock Shakespeare. Read our #TimeToListen research with Tate and University of Nottingham or explore case studies written by teachers who have put the techniques into practice to find out more.

What are Rehearsal Room Approaches?

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