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 over 120 students, and its productions are attended by more than 6,000 people annually. Annual productions include campus traditions such as Gaieties, the Original Winter One Acts, and a full scale Broadway musical.


The objectives of Ram's Head are to:

— Present productions of professional quality within the constraints of the University environment
— Foster the production of original works
— Promote social activities and camaraderie among its members
— Assure the financial stability and continued growth of the organization

Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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

Constitutions and Policies

For more information on the governance of Ram's Head, the Alumni Board, or guidelines for the day-to-day functionality of the organization, check out Constitutions and Policies.

Production Resources

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