This Week at NYT

  • #StartYourStory

  • Casting Auditions and Recall Update

  • February Fling

  • Alumni News


Auditions are kicking off this weekend! We can’t wait to meet all of you across the country and discover some epic new talent.

If you haven’t booked your audition yet, do something amazing this year and #StartYourStory. Audition for the National Youth Theatre in 2017. 

Head here to book - spaces are filling fast! 

Casting Auditions and Recall Update

NYT Members - If you’re yet to book an audition for 2017 Productions and REP and would like to attend the final date below, email me before the booking deadline on 22nd January 2017: 

Final Casting Audition Date: 
Wednesday 8th February 2017 at NYT Holloway Road in London 

Recall Information
The deadline for casting results is 31st May, so please be patient. Everyone will hear either way whether they have been cast or not. 


REP second round recalls will take place 10:00 – 18:00 in London on the following dates, so please keep them free:
18th Feb
19th Feb
20th Feb
21st Feb
23rd Feb

REP 3rd round recalls will take place 10:00 – 17:00 6th March at Ambassadors theatre. As there is only one third round date, if you would like to be considered for the REP please try to make yourself available in case you are recalled to audition.

You will be allocated an audition date and time.

We cannot always accommodate requests to change audition dates so we ask that keep yourself as available as possible over the above dates.

February Fling

Come and join us at our February Fling in Glasgow, for fun, food and fizz in aid of the National Youth Theatre.

We will be holding an event for Members, Alumni and supporters of the NYT – we’d love you to join us! Tickets are £20/£15 for students to be paid on the door. Reserve yours here. Your ticket includes a full buffet, 2 drinks tokens, entertainment and a donation to the National Youth Theatre.

Max’s Bar and Grill, Queen Street. Thursday 2nd February 2017. Doors from 7pm.  

All funds raised will go directly to helping us create life changing opportunities for young people from all backgrounds across the UK. Our NYT February Fling is for old friends and new, all in aid of a fantastic cause with special guest performances from NYT members and alumni.

Alumni News

Congratulations to Archie Madekwe who’s been cast in the West End production of GOAT alongside Sophie Okonedo and Damian Lewis. Read all about it.  

2016 NYT REP Member Seraphina Beh made her debut in Eastenders this week as new regular Madison Drake – check her out here

There’s still time to catch Karla Crome in Amadeus at the National Theatre, read some great acting advice from her here.

Susan Wokoma has been named in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe. Listen to her on the Jonathan Ross BBC2 Arts Show talk about Chewing Gum and Crazyhead – scroll to 1hr and 12 mins here to listen in.

Read all about Andrew Whyment’s latest project with Squint Theatre following 2016’s US Presidntial election here

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