Connections is the National Theatre’s nationwide youth theatre festival.

Each year it offers a unique opportunity for youth theatres and school theatre groups to stage new plays written for young people by some of theatre’s most exciting playwrights, and to perform in leading theatres across the UK.

Here's what you can expect (video from 2017 festival)

C.A.T.S, Cast Youth Theatre, Delante Detras Theatre Company, Hemsworth Arts and Community Academy, Lincoln Young Company, Ridgewood School and South Hunsley School will stage new plays written for young people by some of the UK’s most exciting playwrights. Grab your festival pass to watch the latest new writing for young people, workshops and masterclasses for students and teachers alike.

Dates

Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 April, 7pm

Tickets

£8 Gold Festival pass – access all areas, free entry to performances and workshops

£5 Silver Festival Pass – free entry to all performances

Full festival line up soon to be announced