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

This is an arrangement developed between the RSC and Equity

Charles Balfour


This season: A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play for the Nation.

RSC: Queen Anne, Hecuba, The Christmas Truce, I’ll Be the Devil,

Theatre includes: Ah, Wilderness! (Young Vic); The Hook (Northampton Royal/Liverpool Everyman); The Harvest (Bath Ustinov); The River (Broadway); Richard III (Trafalgar Studios); Minetti (Edinburgh International Festival); Mojo (Harold Pinter Theatre); The River, Choir Boy, Chicken Soup with Barley, Now or Later, The Ugly One (Royal Court); The Events (ATC/Young Vic); Posh (Duke of York’s); The Girlfriend Experience, The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Young Vic); Orlando, The Accrington Pals (Manchester Royal Exchange); The Kite Runner (Nottingham Playhouse/tour); The Borrowers, Oh What a Lovely War, Son of Man (Northern Stage); My Generation, The Duchess of Malfi, Hedda Gabler (West Yorkshire Playhouse); The Tempest (Liverpool Playhouse); Pinter/Beckett Double Bill (Bristol Old Vic); Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (Sheffield Crucible); Angels in America, The English Game (Headlong); Through the Leaves (Duchess); Body of an American, Hair, Woyzeck, Witness (Gate).

Dance & Opera includes: Over 30 works with the Richard Alston Dance Co; Run For It (Martin Lawrance/ Scottish Ballet/Cultural Olympiad); Labyrinth of Love (Marguerite Donlon/Rambert); Eden/Eden (Wayne McGregor/Stuttgart, San Francisco & Atlanta Ballets); Magical NightCocteau Voices, The Red Balloon (Aletta Collins/ROH2); Shaking World (Beijing Dance Academy/China); Women in Memory (Rosemary Butcher/Tate Modern); La Bianca Notte (Hamburg Opera); La Voix Humaine (Royal Opera House); Carman, Werther, Saul (Opera North).