Masterclasses & Short Courses

Various dates / locations
2021 Masterclasses open for booking (July - Aug)


Currently running: weekly weekday evening Digital Masterclasses and Saturday Start-Up Digital courses. 

Summer Masterclasses running online and at National Youth Theatre taking place from July - August 2021 

Masterclasses provide a platform for you to hone your performance skills, gain confidence and work with experts who will give direct personal feedback. Led by NYT Specialist Associates, digital and on the-ground Masterclasses are the perfect way to gain further experience.

They are ideal for current members wishing to brush up their skills, or non-members who want to gain knowledge and an insight into our organisation. 

Summer Masterclasses

Five day NYT Masterclasses take place in Summer 2021. 

For 11-14s

For 15-17s

For 18-28s

Summer Masterclass costs 

5 daily sessions across 1 week

  • Start-Up Digital : £120 (10am-1pm for five days) 
  • Start-Up Summer: £240 (10am-5pm for five days)
  • Re-Start Digital : £120 (10am-1pm for five days) 
  • Re-Start Summer: £240  (10am-5pm for five days)
  • Acting for Screen / Writing for Stage & Screen / Directing & Facilitating : £260 (10am-6pm for five days)

Past Masterclasses

For 15-25s

Spring Term Costs

5 Weekly Sessions

  • Spoken Word - £60
  • Acting for Video Games - £60
  • Comedy and Improvisation - £60
  • Acting for Screen and Self-Taping - £60
  • Writing for Stage and Screen - £60
  • Performing Shakespeare on Stage and Screen - £60
  • Directing - £60

Fees for international work and courses will vary

10 Weekly Sessions

  • Start-Up Digital - £120

Register here to be the first to know when new masterclasses and Start-Up courses open for booking

Masterclass Discounts 
National Youth Theatre Members and Hub Subscribers are eligible for Masterclass discounts. Please note that Masterclass discounts apply to in-person Masterclasses taking place in the Spring and Autumn terms. Please note that Masterclass discounts do not apply to digital masterclasses which are currently running at a reduced price. 

Please read our Terms and Conditions before booking.


  • Masterclass for ages 15-28
  • 5 consecutive weekly sessions
  • Start-Up Digital! for ages 11-14
  • 10 weekly sessions
  • Open to Members & Non-Members
  • No Audition Required