Hytner joins RSC board
Nicholas Hytner, for 12 years director of the National Theatre, has joined the board of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
“I am honoured and delighted to be joining the board of the RSC as its new co-artistic directors (Tamara Harvey and Daniel Evans) take the helm, and I am looking forward to what I am sure will be an exciting future”.
RSC chair Shriti Vadera said she was excited by the appointment. “His exceptional experience will add huge value to the Board and to the next phase of the Company’s future under new artistic leadership” she said.
Hytner, now artistic director of the London Theatre Company whose first theatre, the Bridge, opened in 2017, ran the National between 2003 and 2015 where he directed five Shakespeare plays as well as introducing such watershed productions as Alan Bennett’s The Madness of George III, War Horse and The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night.