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This Week at NYT | Centre Stage Creatives and Creative Leadership launch

Take a look at our most recent National Youth Theatre news and updates 


Centre Stage Creatives

Last week we launched our brand new career boosting talent development opportunity for NYT Members across the UK, Centre Stage Creatives. This year we’ll be appointing up to three NYT members to work who will…

  • Work with us to improve member engagement nationally 
  • Find and champion local talent in their area
  • Receive seed funding to develop a project/production of their own 

Find out more and get involved


Creative Leadership 2019 

Are you a current NYT Member aged 18-25? Applications to take part in our Creative Leadership training weekends 2019 are now open. Access facilitation, directing and pastoral training and be in with the chance of working on our 2019 Summer Courses

Get involved


National Youth Theatre in Birmingham

We're staging a Birmingham takeover this February with...

A free Creating Work workshop at the Birmingham Old Rep on the 9 February

Our Auditions and Backstage interviews at the Birmingham MAC from 17-21 February

A workshop production of The Hole, by NYT Alumna and Birmingham playwright Rachel De-lahay at the Old Rep Theatre from 20-21 February


Playing Up 

Applications for our 2019/2020 Playing Up course are open until the end of March. If you’re 19-24, missed out on A-Levels and want to get back into education or know someone who is – get involved in this free nine month drama training course 
 


Auditions Access Fund 

We’ve just added our final 2019 partner venues for our free participation workshops and audition days as part of the Auditions Access Fund supported by Hugh Bonneville. This weekend we’re visiting the Derry Playhouse with our first participation workshop in the city 

  • Haverfordwest
  • Liskeard
  • Derry
  • Ebbsfleet
  • Southampton
  • Hartlepool
  • Corby
  • Minehead
  • Leeds
  • Coventry

Local to the above areas? Get involved


Member and Alumni News

A whole host of members and alumni are taking shows to VAULT Festival this year. Head here to check out our run down of their shows or to submit your own

NYT Alumna Bathsheba Piepe is in the RSC’s Don Quixote

NYT Alumna Mary Nighy directed BBC One's Silent Witness  

NYT Alumnus David Suchet joined Matt Baker and Alex Jones on the One Show this week to talk about his latest project, playing Gregory Solomon in Arthur Miller's play The Price.

Also on the One Show this week was NYT Member Dani Dyer 

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