Theatre news & info - Young people



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Half Moon Theatre Director awarded British Empire Medal

19 June 2017


Chris Elwell, the Director and CEO of Half Moon Theatre in East London, has been recognised with a British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours List 2017.


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Dreams of Freedom

13 June 2017


Chickenshed will be staging a powerful and inspirational celebration of children's hopes for the future in a truly monumental performance at the iconic Royal Albert Hall on Monday 26 June 2017.


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The Youth Theatre Festival 2017

9 April 2017


Chickenshed's Youth Theatre will be presenting a range of original, devised theatre pieces that ask us to consider the way in which we are defined as social beings. From 12 to 15 July 2017.


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Hamlet For Free Festival

14 February 2017


The Almeida Theatre presents a programme of free performances, events, and workshops inspired by the themes and making of Hamlet, exclusively for anyone aged 25 and under.


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Evolution Festival 2017

14 February 2017


A four day celebration of the groundbreaking and exciting work being produced by young people in the capital is scheduled at the Lyric Hammersmith, 15 to 18 March 2017.


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Stomping Ground

10 December 2016


This year's StoneCrabs Young Directors are presenting their Stomping Ground festival in March 2017 - find out more about it and how you can help to make it happen ...


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TheatreCraft 2016

13 November 2016


London's largest free careers event for anyone aged 16 - 25 looking for a non-performance career in theatre takes place tomorrow 14 November 2016.


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Shakespeare Schools Festival 2016

14 October 2016


Shakespeare plays presented by schools in professional theatres throughout the UK. Shows at London theatres begin from 20 October 2016 - so, it's time to book tickets and support our young thespians!


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Grown Up at Camden People's Theatre

5 October 2016


A new show with a cast of children explores the gap between what we teach the next generation and what they really want to know - from 27 October 2016.


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Get Creative Family Arts Festival 2016

5 October 2016


The 2016 festival is now under way. With thousands of high-quality events right across the country, this year's festival looks set to be the biggest and the best.


Town Hall Takeover

14 September 2016


Shoreditch Town Hall will throw open its doors for an end of autumn half term, packed programme of theatre, dance, music and art activities taking place across the entire building - Saturday 29 Oct 2016, pay what you can!


The Giant's Loo Roll at the Arts Theatre

13 September 2016


Edinburgh kids show hit The Giant's Loo Roll transfers to London. This bouncy musical adaptation of Nicholas Allan's much loved book will play lunchtimes at the Arts Theatre this October.


Gate Crashers

4 September 2016


Aged 17-19? Ever thought about working or being involved in theatre? Want to learn more about directing? Or maybe lighting? The Gate Crashers company could be for you!


Story of our Youth

27 August 2016


The National Youth Theatre is celebrating its 60th birthday with a Diamond Gala at the Shaftesbury Theatre on 18 September 2016 - tickets still available from £65.


Union Youth Theatre

24 August 2016


This September, the Union Theatre is launching its Youth Theatre - Autumn term runs from 11 September to 18 December.


Kids Week 2016

24 August 2016


Rio Olympics children's play tours London libraries

28 July 2016


Summer College

25 July 2016


WE WANTED TO BE THE SKY

27 June 2016


Monstersaurus at the Lyric

31 May 2016


Play in a Week 2016

28 May 2016


Dalston Children's Festival

23 May 2016


Camden Youth Theatre

13 April 2016


Young Harts Writing Festival

3 April 2016


Headways Stonecrabs Young Directors' Festival

16 March 2016




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