what people say

Students are inspired by the Festival. Kate Edwards | Teacher
Thank you again for everything at the festival, on behalf of the cast and crew we all had an incredible time and learnt so much. It really was invaluable. Footprint Theatre
Learnt a lot teaching at @nsdfest this week. The future is bright. They are asking all the right questions in all the right ways. Luke Barnes | Writer and Actor
The Festival gave FYSA Theatre the boost it needed to start making work in the professional world. Matthew Stevens-Woodhead Director of The 56 and E15
I honestly learnt so much, it was an unforgettable week. Kate Wyver Noises Off Deputy Editor 2016
I have been bringing sixth form students from state comprehensives to the Festival since 1999 and can honestly say that every year the experience is unique and invaluable. Andrew Rogers | Therfield School
NSDF continues to inspire and encourage me and my students to take creative risks and make work that is interesting and thought provoking. Helen Dolan | Ralph Thoresby School
Great atmosphere! Great talent! I wish I’d had the benefit of being involved in such a festival in my youth. Perrin Manzer-Allen | Musical Director, Composer & Visiting Artist
About to celebrate the last night of another extraordinary @nsdfest. Christopher Haydon | Artistic Director Gate Theatre | Selector
Absolutely amazing time at @nsdfest a huge thanks to @nsdftech for teaching us so much and making it fun. Lucy Adams | Technical Team
A great week @ nsdfest with @Bacchae. Had the chance to meet inspirational people and to watch some amazing work! Emily Louizou | Director | The Bacchae
Another wonderfully exciting and inspirational year @nsdfest Thank you so much for having us! Beth Holmes | Actor | Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons, Lemons