Now in its 68th year, this celebrated week-long course offers participants insights into current productions and the theatre-making process with talks by actors and directors.

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Gain a deeper understanding of the plays in our 2016 summer season and their context with lectures by leading academics. The RSC Summer School is delivered in collaboration with The Shakespeare Institute, which is also the venue for the week.

The course is offered around productions in the Swan and Royal Shakespeare theatres. Participants will have the chance to meet and talk to the actors and creative artists involved in staging the shows. We'll publish the full schedule as soon as it's available.

The 2016 Summer School will be based around the following productions

Ideal for

The course is open to all adults aged 18+ and is ideal for teachers.


The Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon


Sunday 24 – Thursday 28 July 2016




£160 RSC Members, £170 non-Members, plus cost of performance tickets.

How to book

Call the Box Office on 01789 403493.

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