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Young People

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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 Partner for Learning is Bank of America 

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

16 – 21: Acting workshop – Placing Memory

This practical acting workshop led by Death of England Staff Director, Sian Ejiwunmi-Le Berre, will investigate the role of memory in drama. Through solo and group exercises you will explore how memory can be triggered by the senses, deepening the actor’s experience in constructing a character during a performance.

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16 – 21: Taking Up Space

Inspired by The Welkinthis practical workshop will look at representation on stage.


 

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Easter Space to Create 2020

This is a unique opportunity to bring ideas to life through exploration, experimentation and bold performance, by working collaboratively with some of the UK’s most exciting companies. We want all kinds of theatre-makers – actors, writers, lyricists, musicians and dancers – to take part.

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Young people taking part in a NT youth workshop

Composing movement with FUBUNATION

Working with directors of FUBUNATION this creative weekend will share the techniques of devising movement as a form of storytelling. We are looking for young artists of any discipline who are eager to learn skills in movement direction and composition. 
 

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Young people taking part in a NT youth workshop
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