RUSH - Sunday Session

Submissions are now open for RUSH, a showcase of some of Britain's best young black artists and artists of colour, curated by NYT member Shakira Newton. 

6-7pm Sunday 3 May 2020
RUSH: Sunday Session
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Interested in taking part? Submissions are currently open. Whether you’ve written your own play and want a chance to see part it performed, got a spoken word piece or song you’d like to share, or want to perform a monologue or duologue (either original or pre-published) - get involved. Submissions do not need to be specifically about race and/or culture. All will are welcome and encouraged to attend the performance as audience members - submissions are open to young people of colour within the NYT membership. 

Apply now to take part 
Deadline for applications: 12 noon Wednesday 6 April. 

The first Rush took place in October 2019 to mark Black History Month at National Youth Theatre's north London home and was a cabaret style scratch night curated by NYT Member Shakira Newton and directed by Lakesha Arie-Angelo, with pieces performed, written or created by black NYT Members. 


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