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This Week at NYT | Last chance to audition, free opportunities, and our new newsletter!

Posted 29 Jul 2023 by Joe Duggan

Catch up with everything that's been happening at NYT this week below! 

NYT Auditions and Backstage Interviews

Looking for something to do with your summer? Want to brush up your acting, or backstage skills? Fancy joining a company of like minded individuals? Apply to join NYT!

It’s your last chance to audition for NYT. We still have some limited availability in Northampton, Blackburn, Barnsley, Swansea and London. 

Book here

The Fall 

We’re gearing up for The Fall at Southwark Playhouse. This week we were joined by NYT Alumni Brian Croft and Patricia Doyle, as well as current members Lola and Jamie for a photoshoot around the show. Check out the below behind the scenes pic.


New The Fall content will be dropping very soon, keep you eyes peeled on our social media for our brand new trailer. 

Not got your tickets yet? Complete our survey surrounding The Fall to get an exclusive £12 ticket code. 

Young People in Theatre Newsletter

This week we launched our brand new Young People in Theatre newsletter – a monthly mailout with all the latest developments and opportunities in theatre for young people. Are you a young person, young people’s coordinator, or youth theatre worker who’d like to subscribe? 

Head here to subscribe and take a look at the inaugural newsletter here!

Bryan Forbes  Assistant Director Bursary 

Are you an emerging director looking to kick start your career, train alongside upcoming performers, and direct your own work on a professional stage? There’s just a few weeks left to apply for our 2018 Bryan Forbes Assistant Bursary!

The Bryan Forbes bursary is open to anyone up to the age of 30 who is, or has been an NYT member. Find out more and apply! 

Playing Up 

Applications are also currently open for our 2018/19 Playing Up Company. Playing Up is our unique FREE nine month course, aimed at young people not in education, employment or training!

Looking to get back into education? Got an interest in acting and performance? Submit an application here

Member & Alumni News 

This week, in honour of International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating all the recent achievements of NYT women! 

Current member Lily Newmark’s film Pin Cushion has just debuted at the Glasgow Film Festival. Lily is also the face of  Chanel’s Chance Eau Vive. 




Catherine Tate will host this year’s Olivier Awards, some of our members went to see her appear on the One Show this week! 

Urielle Klein-Mekongo’s got a show at the South Bank centre this weekend as part of the Women of the World Festival

Yolanda Mercy’s play Quarter Life Crisis is going to be on BBC 1Xtra. 

Alumna Emma Clifford talks about touring Mamma Mia!, currently in Sheffield!

Backstage alumna Hope Dickson talks about Raising Films, a campaign and community for parents and carers in the UK film and television industries.N

NYT Member Louise Salter has won Best Actress in a Leading Role at the Midlands Movie awards for Butterfly - a film about a young swimmer who uses her passion for competitive swimming to overcome her challenges with epilepsy.