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

This is an arrangement developed between the RSC and Equity


To mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, we are inviting every UK school to join RSC Dream Team 2016 and take part in a nationwide celebration of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Whether you weave lines from the play into a lesson, create an Athenian wood in your playground or put on a full production, every school can get involved.

Join RSC Dream Team today and download FREE resources including:

  • 60 and 30 minute edits of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, for use by secondary, primary and special schools
  • A specially-composed score suitable for all ages and abilities
  • A range of other supporting resources including guidance on staging the play



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The Playmaking Festival

July 1, 2016

This week the RSC team has welcomed young performers from all over the UK to Stratford upon Avon for the first week of the Dream Team Playmaking Festival. Find out how they’re getting on.

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Opening Night

June 27, 2016

As students from all over the UK take to our stages in the Dream Team Playmaking Festival this week, pupils who have performed in A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Play for the Nation offer their advice on dealing with opening night.



April 25, 2016

In the last of our challenges we focus on composing, asking you to create a song or score and share your compositions and musical creations with us to take part.

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The resources for and edits of A Midsummer Night’s Dream offered free as part of RSC Dream Team 2016 are provided for use only by schools and colleges for non-commercial educational purposes only. They may not be used by for any other type of professional or amateur production. All activities in the resources remain the intellectual property of the Royal Shakespeare Company. The resources and edits may not be reproduced without permission.

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