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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: Costume Design Course

Explore and interpret text, imagery and materials to create and present your own costume designs.

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16 – 21: The art of stage fighting

Discover how realistic fights are created for the stage in this two-part practical workshop with fight director Ruth Cooper-Brown from RC-Annie Ltd.

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Young people in an outdoor setting, performing in a choreographed fight scene

16 – 21: Hadestown: Acting through song

Explore techniques to perform songs and stage musical numbers.

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Young people in a music workshop with piano and percussion instruments

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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16 – 21: Making the political personal

Explore how text and characterisation combine to make the complex world of politics relevant to today’s audience.

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