Support from the AANT helps every element of the National Theatre’s work both on stage and off. From the creative teams that produce their most awe-inspiring shows to the creation of remarkable Learning programs and development of new work at the NT Studio, your contribution will enable the NT to continue working to the highest possible standards and to realize its ambitions to:
Inspire audiences through world-class productions, with over 30 productions on the South Bank in addition to West End and Broadway transfers.
Extend its reach through regional and overseas transfers of productions, touring across the UK and internationally, and National Theatre Live broadcasts which have now reached over 60 countries.
Broaden audiences through keeping ticket prices low.
Increase public engagement and understanding of theatre through an extensive program of talks and discussions, exhibitions, backstage tours and publications all of which contribute to the experience of seeing a play.
Provide opportunities to experience theatre and discover new skills through important NT Learning programs which now reach over 100,000 people each year
Promote the health of theatre at large at the NT Studio where theatre practitioners of all kinds can explore and devise new work in a supportive and collaborative environment.