Connections 2019

The National Theatre's annual festival of new plays for youth theatres and schools. The biggest youth theatre festival on the planet!

Connections 2019


Festival type: New writing, Performing arts, Young people

Region: UK

About the festival

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.

Key dates for 2019:

February - April 2019 - Home Performances take place

Mid-March - mid-May 2019 - Partner Theatre Festivals

Late June / early July 2019 - National Theatre Festival


Starts:Friday 1 February 2019

Ends:Sunday 7 July 2019

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Contact details

Name:Connections Team

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National Theatre

South Bank
London SE1 9PX

Box office tel: 020 7452 3000

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Current festival shows

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Upcoming festival shows

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