A co-production between the Royal Shakespeare Company and amateur companies across the UK

This is an arrangement developed between the RSC and Equity

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On the Road

Company news

October 27, 2015

Sophie Ivatts, Associate Director for Dream 2016 has been up and down the country visiting our groups of amateur mechanicals, and working with them on their rehearsal tasks.

Topher McGrillis

Creative team page

September 7, 2015

Topher is our photographer and filmmaker. The films and photos on this site are created by Topher McGrillis Photography.

Erica Whyman

Creative team page

August 28, 2015

Erica is Deputy Artistic Director at the RSC and is the Director for Dream 2016.

Sophie Ivatts

Creative team page

August 28, 2015

Sophie is one of the Associate Directors for Dream 2016.

Kimberley Sykes

Creative team page

August 28, 2015

Kimberley is one of the Associate Directors for Dream 2016.


First Day of Auditions by Kimberley Sykes

Company news

June 27, 2015

This is the first of many warm welcomes we receive over the next four months, travelling by plane, train and automobile, 2360 miles around the length and breadth of the United Kingdom.


Director’s Day by Sophie Ivatts

Company news

June 26, 2015

Over the next eleven months our amateur directors will all be on their own unique journeys with their groups, but some challenges are common to all directors, whether you’re rehearsing at the RSC or in a village hall.