Honored Collective of the Republic of Belarus. Established in Minsk in 1991 as the laboratory for modern Belarusian dramaturgy. There is the Centre for Belarusian Dramaturgy founded by the theatre, which is the platform for popularization of modern Belarusian plays. The theatre repertoire is rich with dramas, comedies and documentary staging, the first one on the stage of a repertoire theatre. The majority of them is modern Belarusian drama. RTBD is among the theatres creating their performances in the Belarusian language.