Applications are now open for National Youth Theatre's 2014 Auditions - for more information and to apply go to www.nyt.org.uk/auditions
Here's why some of our former members who you might recognise think you should apply!
BAFTA and Golden Globe Nominated 12 Years a Slave star Chiwetel Ejiofor OBE who is a former member of the NYT on why you should audition.
NYT alumnus and patron Matt Smith, who recently hung up his Doctor Who bow tie to star in Amercian Psycho the Musical, on why you should audition for NYT and what it did for him.
NYT alumnus Rafe Spall, who recently starred alongside Daniel Craig and Rachel Weiss in Betrayal on Broadway, on why you should audition for NYT.