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

12-16: Movement and Storytelling in Ocean at the End of the Lane

This workshop explores physical theatre and storytelling techniques and offers a unique insight into the making of the Ocean at the End of the Lane. 12-16 year olds only. 

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Young participants taking part in a movement workshop at the NT

16 – 21: Telling Epic Stories

This practical theatre-making workshop led by My Brilliant Friend Staff Director Nicky Allpress will explore some of the techniques used to tell this epic story, spanning many years and locations. This workshop will also consider how puppetry can help to convey complex and sensitive parts of the story.

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Young people taking part in a NT youth workshop
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