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Young People

Young People

Cheap tickets, workshops, events and a national festival of new writing and theatre-making.

If you want to find out how the National Theatre puts on productions or if you want to try something new, then there are loads of things we offer to help you gain skills and make theatre. From Q&As to workshops and short courses, if you are aged 16-21, however much experience you've had, then there is an opportunity at the NT for you. 

The National Theatre's Youth Programme for 16-21 year olds is supported by The Derrill Allatt Foundation.

16 – 21: Developing Character

Practical performance workshop led by Shane Dempsey (Assistant Director for Translations)

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Young People in a workshop

16 – 21: Storytelling through Movement

Discover how to work as an ensemble and make moments from scripts physical.

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Young People in a movement workshop

Creative Development: Anarchy, theatre-making and An Octoroon

Create expressive performances that challenge the relationship between performers and audience. 

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Young people in a workshop

16-21: Julie: Creating words and actions that count


How can we tell stories that try to make sense of the world we’re in, without making it seem as if nothing will ever change?

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Young people in a workshop

16–21: Video projection and theatre

Layering, focusing and designing images; gain an insight into how projection can be used creatively in theatre productions.

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Young people setting up a projection
Young people performing on the NT Terrace
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