We're excited to launch a new series of free online workshops. These workshops have been created to support remote learning for young people and educators during this difficult time.
National Youth Theatre Explore
Now available on the National Youth Theatre YouTube channel , these workshops are designed to be both educational and fun.
- Revisiting our productions of Dennis Kelly's DNA
- Exploring our female-led Macbeth
- Unpacking NYT's approach to devising
- A practical session with a vocal coach on how to use your voice.
Are you a student or a young person looking to get involved?
Are you a teacher? Register your interest here.
Find out more about our schools programme here.
Careers Fair: Live Webinar on 10th February 2021 | 5-6pm (Recorded event coming soon)
The four workshops were followed by a careers-advice session on 10th February featuring industry professionals talking about roles on and off stage, created in response to requests by schools. This event was recorded and will be available to view on our YouTube channel soon.
Exploring Dennis Kelly's DNA | Episode 1 & 2 available now
Led by National Youth Theatre Associate Artist and director of our 2018 production of DNA, Sean Hollands. In these workshops, explore character and themes in Dennis Kelly's DNA through key exercises and games to support your understanding and knowledge of the play.
Exploring Shakspeare's classic play Macbeth | Available now
Led by Olivia Dowd and Isabel Adomakoh Young - National Youth Theatre REP Company Alumni and cast members in our 2018 production of Macbeth at the Garrick Theatre. Develop your understanding of Shakespearean language, iambic pentameter and character intentions in this classic text.
Explore your Voice and Vocal Techniques | Available now
Have an audition coming up and want to explore vocal techniques to prepare? Or want to exapnd you toolkit for vocal exercises to use in the virtual classroom with your students? You could be preparing for rehearsals or an audition self-tape, this workshop has a range of tips and tools to prepare your voice for exploring character, emotion, resonance and clarity as a performer. Led by National Youth Theatre Associate Marcia Carr.
Explore a National Youth Theatre Approach to Devising | Available now
Whether you're devising a play with a group or creating your own work you'll discover a toolkit of exercises to generate original material. Explore the topic of stimulus and get creative with devising games and writing prompts. Led by Mumba Dodwell, NYT REP Assistant Director 2019 and Director of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations at Southwark Playhouse.