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This Week at NYT | Bryan Forbes Bursary Applications Open and countdown to The Hole

Posted 22 Jul 2023 by Joe Duggan

Catch up with all the latest NYT News

Bryan Forbes Assistant Director Bursary 

We’re on the hunt for the next recipient of our Bryan Forbes Assistant Director Bursary recipient. The successful applicant will train alongside our REP Company for 8 months, assistant directing the REP Season and directing their own show supported by a £10,000 bursary and industry mentoring 

Applications are open until 8 March


The Hole in Birmingham 

Next week we’re bringing a workshop performance of Rachel De-lahay’s brand new show for NYT, The Hole, directed by Christa Harris to The Old Rep Theatre in Birmingham. Join us from 20-21 February for this exclusive first look 

Tickets from £6

Masterclasses kick off next week 

Next week we welcome all of our February Masterclass participants to venues in London and Norwich for our Audition Technique, Acting for Screen, Writing and Directing, and Performing Shakespeare masterclasses.

There’s still some time to book yourself a space.

Centre Stage Creatives Applications now open 

18-25 and looking for a career in the creative industries? Get involved in our brand new career development programme Centre Stage Creatives. We’re recruiting three National Youth Theatre members to join our team for 18 months – working with us to create national creative hubs, to develop their own work, and to help increase member participation! 

Apply now

Auditions and Backstage Interviews

Our national Auditions and Backstage roadshow is back this weekend, heading to Birmingham, Bristol, Canterbury, Liverpool, London, Norwich and Reading. There’s still time to sign up if you fancy giving it a go, or know someone who would love to be part of National Youth Theatre

Member and Alumni News 

Gbolahan Obisesan directed Random by debbie tucker green at Leeds Playhouse 

Jacob James Beswick from the first REP in The Crucible at The Yard Theatre

Hugh Bonneville is acting in Kate Hewitt is directing in the new Chichester Festival Theatre Season

Himesh Patel is the lead in new Danny Boyle movie Yesterday

David Judge’s one man show Spark Plug has opened at HOME theatre in Manchester before a national tour

Pappy Show has just opened their triology of shows at VAULT Festival 

Marc Benga in Macbeth at the Orange Tree Theatre

Dixie McDevitt is in Zog at Rose Theatre Kingston