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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: How to be a theatre producer?

Are you a creative thinker and do you like solving problems? Then this producing course is for you!

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Creative Development: Exploring movement with Imogen Knight

Explore how the body tells stories through physical action and bring texts to life through movement.

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16 – 21: How to be a Stage Manager

If you love theatre but don’t want to be in front of an audience, then stage management could be for you.

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Creative Development: comedy and clowning with Spymonkey

Discover what makes you funny, hone your skills and practice making an audience belly laugh.

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16 – 21: How to direct musicals

Explore directing techniques to blend scene and song together and stage challenging scenes from Follies.

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16 – 21: Bringing classic plays to life

Explore how choices in both writing and performance can bring new life to classic plays.

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16 – 21: Getting started with Set Design

Through practical exercises, you will get an insight into ways designers can turn the wildest of ideas into reality on stage.

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Easter Space to Create

Call out for performers to create bold performances: we're looking for actors, writers, lyricists, musicians and dancers to take part.

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