Connections 2020

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

The National Theatre on the Southbank, London

Photo by Peter Brown 2017

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.

Expected dates for 2020:

February - April 2020 - Home Performances take place

Mid-March - mid-May 2020 - Partner Theatre Festivals

Late June / early July 2020 - National Theatre Festival


Starts:Saturday 1 February 2020

Ends:Tuesday 7 July 2020

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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

Box office email: Send Mail

Current festival shows

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Upcoming festival shows

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