国家剧院连接是一年一度的节日为年轻人带来了新的戏剧学校和青年剧院在英国和爱尔兰。从著名剧作家调试激动人心的工作,节日暴露演员职业theatre-making 13 - 19岁的世界,让他们完全控制一个戏剧生产——从服装和布景设计阶段管理和营销活动。NT连接发表了超过150原始戏剧和定期与500年剧院公司工作,每年有10000的年轻人。这个选集汇集了10个新戏剧的一些英国最多产的和当前的作家和艺术家与笔记的每个文本探索学校和青年团体的性能。盐生活从来都不是一帆风顺的,但当一个新的政府计划进入地方年轻人提供海外培训和学习技能的机会,大批青少年抓住机会来保护他们的未来。一旦装船运输船只,时尚广告的承诺似乎相去甚远。玩了几代人,选择和希望。类学校选举时期,虽然大多数的学校正忙着享受自己的午休时间,一个死锁发生在学校理事会的成员。激烈的竞争,秘密联盟和虚假承诺是暴露无遗。无情的战争随之而来,谁会赢,有人真的在乎吗? A play about politics, populism and the 'ping' of a text message. The Sad Club This is a musical about depression and anxiety. It's a collection of monologues, songs and duologues from all over time and space exploring what about living in this world stops us from being happy and how we might go about tackling those problems. Chaos A girl is locked in a room. A boy brings another boy flowers. A girl has tied herself to a railing. A boy doesn't know who he is. A girl worries about impending catastrophe. A woman jumps in front of a train. A boy's heart falls out his chest. A butterfly has a broken wing. Stuff Vinny's organising a surprise birthday party for his mate, Anita. It's not going well: his choice of venue is a bit misguided, Anita's not keen on leaving the house, and everyone else has their own stuff going on. Maybe a surprise party wasn't the best idea? A play about trying (but not really managing) to help. Flesh A group of teenagers wake up in a forest with no clue how they got there. They find themselves separated into two different teams but have no idea what game they are expected to play. With no food, no water and seemingly no chance of escape, it's only a matter of time before things start to get drastic. But whose side are people on and how far will they go to survive? Ageless In a not too distant future, Temples pharmaceutical corporation has quite literally changed the face of ageing. Their miracle drug keeps its users looking perpetually teenage. With an ever youthful population, how can society support those who are genuinely young? The Small Hours It's the middle of the night and Peebs and Epi are the only students left at school over half-term. At the end of their night out, former step-siblings Red and Jazz try to navigate their reunion. With only a couple of hours until morning, Jaffa tries to help Keesh finish an essay. As day breaks, Wolfie is getting up the courage to confess a secret to VJ at a party. Their choices are small yet momentous. The hours are small but feel very, very long. And when the night finally ends, the future is waiting – all of it. terra A group of classmates is torn apart by the opportunity to perform their own dance. As they disagree and bicker, two distinct physical groups emerge and separate into opposing teams. When a strange outsider appears – out of step with everyone else – the divide is disrupted. A contemporary narrative dance piece about individuality, community and heritage. Variations Thirteen-year-old Alice wishes her life was completely different. She wakes up one morning to find that her life is different. In fact, it's so different that all she wants to do is get back to normality. But how does she do that?