NT Connections

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20 – 24 March 2018

Minerva Theatre

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Connections is the National Theatre’s annual festival of new plays for young people, developed by leading playwrights. The programme offers young people in schools or youth theatres the opportunity to experience a professional theatre-making process.  

Chichester Festival Theatre is a Partner Theatre for the annual festival, with performances from ten companies as part of the nationwide Connections Festival. 

Cavendish School                                            The Free9 by In-Sook Chappell

Chichester Festival Youth Theatre           These Bridges by Phoebe Éclair Powell

Felpham Community College                    When They Go Low by Natalie Mitchell

Hove Park School                                            When They Go Low by Natalie Mitchell

Kings Youth Theatre                                       The Blue Electric Wind by Brad Birch

Millais Productions                                        The Changing Room by Chris Bush

SRWA Theatre Company                              The Free9 by In-Sook Chappell

Starlight Theatre Company                         These Bridges by Phoebe Éclair Powell

Wildern School                                                 Want by Barney Norris

Worthing College                                              [BLANK] by Alice Birch


Each company will perform on one night during the festival week. The performance date for companies will be announced in December 2017.