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Summer Short Courses & Masterclasses

Available in Manchester, London, Milton Keynes & Guildford


Join the National Youth Theatre this summer 

Spend six days with the National Youth Theatre and brush up your performing skills!

We offer short courses and masterclasses during the summer holidays for you to hone your performance skills, gain confidence and work with top industry professionals.  
NYT Masterclasses are the perfect way to gain further experience in auditioning, screen acting, writing, directing or approaching classical text.
•    Open to both Members & Non-members  
•    No audition required 
•    For ages 15-25 (Masterclasses) or 11-14 (Start-Up Summer) 

Acting for Screen –  
Take part in a mock screen test and develop your knowhow in performing on camera. 
Manchester, Hope Studios: 30th - July - 4th August (Hope Studios) 
Guildford, G Live: 30th - July - 4th August (G Live) 
Milton Keynes, Stantonbury Theatre: 6th - 11th August  
London, National Youth Theatre: 6th - 11th August 
London, National Youth Theatre: 13th - 18th August 
London, National Youth Theatre: 20th - 25th August 

Audition Technique – 
Ideal for those preparing for a drama school or NYT audition. Work on your performance across six days with an NYT theatre director. 

North London, National Youth Theatre 30th July - 4th August - SOLD OUT
South East London, 6th August - 11th August 
North London, National Youth Theatre 13th July - 18th August

Performing Shakespeare – 
Receive expert advice and get to grips with your approach to classical performing and receive expert advice and feedback.  

London, 6th August - 11th August  

Writing and Directing – NEW! 
Specialise in directing or writing and learn how to devise your own work with an NYT theatre-maker. 

London, National Youth Theatre 27th August – 1st September

Digital Storytelling – NEW! 
Explore virtual reality, augmented reality, live-streaming, location-based apps, video projection and more on this brand new course for innovative theatre makers. 

London, 27th August – 1st September 

Start-Up Summer - For ages 11-14   
This six day course is the perfect introduction to the NYT’s approach to ensemble theatre making.  

North London, 30th July - 4th August  
Manchester, 30th July - 4th August  
South London, 13th - 18th August  

A London Theatre Experience - (For ages 16-25) 
A London Theatre Experience is a three-week National Youth Theatre course designed to offer a fully immersive experience in theatre making whilst developing your talent in the heart of London’s ‘Theatreland’.
London, 16th July - 4th August 


Various across the UK

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