About Ram's Head Theatrical Society

This page is a starting point for finding out more information about our organization.


Founded in 1911, Ram's Head Theatrical Society is Stanford's oldest and largest theatrical organization. Each year the group provides acting, directing, designing, and play writing opportunities to 120 students, and its productions are attended by more than 6,000. Productions produced annually include campus traditions such as Gaieties, Original Winter One Acts, and a full scale musical.


Ram's Head is a campus-wide, student-run theatrical organization. The objectives of Ram's Head are to:
  • Present productions of professional quality within the constraints of the University environment
  • Promote social activities and camaraderie among its members
  • Assure financial stability and continued growth
  • Foster the production of original works


Looking to learn a bit more about Ram's Head? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page for a compendium of basic knowledge about our organization.


Ever wonder where Ram's Head came from or how it got its name? Read up on the organization's History.

History of Gaieties

Wondering how the tradition of Gaieties began and became what it is today? Read about the History of Gaieties.


Looking for information on the governance of Ram's Head? Read the most recently amended version (approved May 8, 2015) of our Governing Constitution.

Alumni Board

For information about the Ram's Head Alumni Board, read the Alumni Board Constitution (approved Jan 13, 2012).


Interested in the Board of Director approved guidelines for the day-to-day functionality of the organization? Read our Policies.

Production Resources

Want to see some of the basic organizational documents that help ensure our productions run smoothly? Check out our Production Resources.