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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. 


16-21: How to be a Producer

Are you interested in organising events? Do you love theatre, but would rather not be on stage? Then our producing course is for you.

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16-21: Writing the World

How do you focus in on the story you want to tell? In this practical writing workshop led by Vivienne Franzmann you will explore different ways into writing plays, inspired by the themes of Us/Them.

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Us/Them Creative Development workshop

If you are interested in theatre-making, experimenting and play, this creative development project is for you.

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16-21: Peter Pan - Devising and Adaptation

 Explore how devising as an ensemble can help you to re-imagine well-loved stories and characters in a contemporary context.

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16-21: Character in Hedda Gabler

Learn how actors and directors approach complex characters like Hedda Gabler and make them relevant for today’s audience?

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16-21: Games Night

How do you tell your zip zap boing, from your woo-ha-ha? Put your game face on and find out.

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16-21: Make a Model Box

Develop your own set designs and learn how to create a model box in this practical workshop led by Jake Hughes, design assistant on The Red Barn.

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Entry Pass - Aged 16-25? Get £5 tickets