Free creative teaching resources from the RSC and Adobe.
Get your hands on free teaching resources full of creative techniques and ideas, built to complement the Royal Shakespeare Company’s unique rehearsal room approach.Download Resource Pack
There’s something for everyone!
These resources have been developed to give teachers a new way to bring Shakespeare’s classics into the classroom and help engage Generation Z using graphics, video, illustration, and photography.
All resources can be adapted and used with any Shakespeare text. Get the most of these assets by downloading the Resource Pack from RSC and Adobe.
Ideal for primary teachers
These resources are perfect for introducing primary school students to Shakespeare's plays. Engage your students as they create beautiful graphics, web pages, social posts and video stories in minutes with Adobe Spark.Access Adobe Spark for free >
Visualising key quotes
Make beautiful digital posters to illustrate major quotes, themes and characters in the key scenes of the play, using Spark.
Social media Shakespeare
Imagine and create a social media presence on Instagram featuring key Shakespearean characters, using Photoshop or Spark.
Adobe Spark video explainer
Make a short and simple explanation video to explain the events of key scenes in the play, using Spark.
Make a short video that asks important questions about key Shakespearean characters, using Spark.
Ideal for secondary teachers
Use these resources to unleash the creativity of your secondary school students as they tackle Shakespeare’s plays. These activities are designed to help students engage with the themes, characters and events and respond creatively using Adobe Creative Cloud, packed with the best apps and services for video, design, photography and the web.Learn about Creative Cloud in your school >
Imagined text messages
Imagine and create a text conversation between key Shakespearean characters, using Photoshop.
Shakespeare’s Diary Room
Create a video diary using Adobe Rush to develop an understanding of specific characters and their innermost thoughts.
Create a short podcast or radio programme based on a discussion of a key character, theme or scene, using Adobe Audition.
Blesseth him that gif
Create a Gif animation in Photoshop exploring the power of the symbolism of a key Shakespearean character.
Get your hands on our First Encounters activity pack.
RSC and Adobe have developed a pack of activities designed to support KS2-3 students attending a First Encounters with Shakespeare performance or studying The Merchant of Venice. These resources are intended to equip teachers to teach Shakespeare in new, engaging ways using Adobe Spark and Creative Cloud.Download Resource Pack
Learn more about RSC & Adobe.
Adobe has joined forces with the Royal Shakespeare Company to champion the arts and creativity in education. This long-term partnership supports teachers and enhances the teaching and learning of Shakespeare in schools, and builds creative problem-solving skills to help prepare students for tomorrow’s workplace.Learn more