National Theatre Connections 2014
Ten new plays for young people to perform.
Applications are now open. To apply click here
Connections offers you a unique opportunity to produce one of ten plays especially written for young performers by leading playwrights and support to transfer to a leading regional theatre.
This year the plays are angelic, dangerous, furtive, hilarious, historical, provocative, revolutionary, surprising, transforming and tuneful.
Announced writers are: Pauline McLynn, Dafydd James, Catherine Johnson, Sabrina Mahfouz, Luke Norris, Matt Hartley and Sam Holcroft
Watch Dafydd James talk about his play 'Heritage' here
Connections 2014 will allow you to nurture aspiring youth talent as well as inspire and entertain audiences with new plays, for and about young people that are current, challenging and relevant.
Connections also provides a wide variety of learning opportunities for the young people involved. They will have opportunities not only to perform, but also to be involved in the whole theatre-making process. Last year young people took on a variety of backstage roles – operating the lights and sound and undertaking stage management responsibilities.
Applications close on 11th July 2013
Any queries or questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
National Theatre Connections is supported by a number of individuals, trusts and foundations.
Location: Connections is open to anyone from the UK and Ireland
Latest Activity: Aug 25, 2014
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Yes, thank you :)
Unfortunately you can not apply as an individual. You need to apply as part of a company - this must be a company that works with young people aged between 13-19 as this is the age criteria to take part in Connections. You can form a company yourself and apply, or apply with an already formed youth theatre or school.
I hope this helps.
Hi, is this only for fully formed companies, or can individuals apply?
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