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Take Centre Stage | National Youth Theatre Auditions and Backstage Interviews are now open 

Are you aged between 14-25 and interested in joining our prestigious company of young artists, technicians and performers? 
From 12 January 2019 the National Youth Theatre will be running auditions and backstage interviews all over the UK to meet young people who have a flare for performing and theatre-making. Regardless of experience, we want to meet you! 


Participating Venues 
Outside of London 
Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 3DE, 25-Feb
Grand Opera House, Belfast, Northern Ireland, BT2 7HR, 23-Feb
De La Warr Pavilion Marina, Bexhill on Sea, East Sussex, TN40 1DO, 26th-27th Jan
The Hive Youth Zone, Birkenhead, Wirral, CH41 4EA, TBC 
Mac Arts, Birmingham, West Midlands, B12 9QH, TBC 
The Bureau, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB1 6WD, 30-Mar
Arts University Bournemouth, Bournemouth, BH12 5HH, 9 & 16 Feb
The Alhambra Theatre, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD7 1AJ, 26-Jan
Brighton Dome, Brighton, Brighton & Hove, BN1 1UE, 2 & 3 Feb
Hamilton House, Bristol, North Sommerset, BS1 3QY, the half term week Tues-Thurs
Old Vic Theatre School, Bristol, North Sommerset, BS8 2XF, 17 & 18 Feb
Gulbenkian, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NB, 16&17, 23&24 Feb 
Tomorrow's Talent, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3 4AB, 20 & 21 Feb 
Gordonstoun School, Elgin, Moray, EC4A 1AD, TBC
Platform, Easterhouse, Glasgow, Lowlands, G34 9JW, TBC
G Live, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 2AA, TBC
Hull Truck, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU2 8LB, 23-Feb
The Dukes Theatre, Lancaster, LA1 1QE, 26 & 27 Feb 
Carriage Works, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS2 7UP, TBC
The Curve, Leicester, Leicestershire, E1 4NS, 8-10 Feb
Everyman Theatre, Liverpool, Merseyside, GL50 1HQ, TBC
Hope Studios    Manchester    Greater Manchester     M1 1ED    19 - 20 Jan
Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 7DH,19, 20, 21, 23 & 24 Feb
Stantonbury Theatre, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire, MK14 6BN, TBC
Baltic Centre, Newcastle / Gateshead, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE8 3BA, 14-16 Feb
Royal and Dearngate, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN1 1DP, 23-Feb
Theatre Royal, Norwich, Norfolk, NE1 6BR, 16, 17 & 24 Feb
Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 5AF, 02-March
Devonport Guildhall, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 4EL, 2 & 3 Feb 
Sheffield Theatres, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1DA, 25 & 26 Jan
The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S10 2TN, 23-Feb
Hall for Cornwall, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2LL, TBC
York Theatre Royal, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7HD, 02-March
Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, TBC

London Venues 
National Youth Theatre, London, N7 6LW, 12, 13, 26, 27 Jan 
16th, 17th, 18th – 22 Feb
2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31 March   
Theatre Peckham,  London SE5 7SD, 12, 13, 20, 27 Jan, 17 Feb
Lyric Hammersmith TBC 
St Gabriel's Hall, Pimlico TBC 


Various across the UK

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