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Frequently Asked Questions

NSDF 22 

When is the next NSDF? 

NSDF 22 will take place from 9th April - 15th April 2022. 

I'm 26, can I attend NSDF 22? 

Yes! We've all lost time in the last year and we have decided to give you a year back. NSDF22 is now open for all 16-26 year olds, expanding our age range from 25.


Taking part in NSDF 22

Can I enter a show for NSDF 22? 

Submissions for NSDF 22 are now open. Please check out our submissions page here to find out more about how to enter. 

How else can i get involved in NSDF 22? 

There are lots of ways to get involved with NSDF. Head to our What We Do page to find out more. 

What is the Management Team? 

The Management Team help us produce the Festival week. If you're interested in gaining hands on experience in Venue Management, Front of House, Box Office, Administration, Events Management and Producing then apply to be part of the team! You can find out more here and applications for the Management team for NSDF 22 will open soon. 

What is the Technical Team? 

Our Technical Director backed up by a professional team of theatre technicians will work with you to build the Festival from the ground up.

You’ll get to work with state-of-the-art equipment provided by our sponsors in professional venues such as Curve Theatre. You can find out more here and applications for the Technical team for NSDF 22 will open soon. 

What is Noises Off? 

Noises Off is the Festival magazine run by young theatre critics. The Noises Off team publishes exciting theatre criticism, writing, and opinion pieces. You can read their articles here.

As a writer for Noises Off, you’ll attend festival events and all the performances, writing reviews and articles about the festival. You can find more out about writing for the Noises Off team here and applications for the Noises Off team for NSDF 22 will open soon. 



What is the NSDF HUB?

The NSDF HUB is a national, year round, curated online space for young people to get their work seen. To find out more about how to apply head here or if you would like to watch some of the content, check out the NSDF HUB here

What is The Bigger Room Project?

The Bigger Room Project offers online events, broadcast live via our Zoom and Facebook. They feature Industry Leaders - from the UK and the wider world -  giving Masterclasses. Find out more about previous Bigger Rooms here and check out our What's On page to see up coming Bigger Rooms here