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This Week at NYT | Last chance to book your NYT Audition!

Posted 29 Jul 2023 by Joe Duggan

It might be half-term but it’s all go at NYT! 

Auditions and Backstage Interviews

We’ve been travelling all across the UK this week as part of our annual auditions and backstage roadshow! This weekend alone we’re heading to Leicester, Truro, London, Glasgow, Plymouth, Norwich, Bristol, Birmingham, Nottingham, Leeds and Canterbury! 

Time's running out to book your audition or backstage interview. We have limited availability across the UK , and have just added some extra dates at the Lyric Hammersmith.

This week we also held an NYT Discovery Day at De La Warr Pavillion in Bexhill-on-sea, open to anyone and everyone who wanted to find out a little bit more about what we do at NYT.  

Creative Leadership 

Members! It’s your last chance to apply for the 2018 Creative Leadership programme! 

Creative Leadership roles offer a fantastic opportunity for NYT Members interested in theatre training, drama facilitation and teaching to develop their skills in a hands-on exciting environment. 

This year we are looking to fill the following roles:

  • Intake Acting Course Assistants for Junior and Senior Courses
  • Epic Stages Course Assistants 
  • Backstage Course Assistants (Applications not yet open) 
  • Company Co-ordinators for Intake Acting and Epic Stages 
  • Company Manager for Intake Acting and Epic Stages 
  • Masterclass Course Assistants


Half term means masterclasses at NYT! This week we’ve been hosting masterclasses in Acting for Screen, Audition Technique and Performing Shakespeare. 

Missed out this time? We’ve just put our summer Acting for Screen Masterclasses in Guildford, Manchester and London on sale so book now!  

Playing Up – L&Q Foundation 

Our NYT Playing Up Company are currently enjoying a well deserved half term break, but when they’re back at our Holloway Road rehearsal space next week they’ll be starting preparations for a schools tour, developed in collaboration with the L&Q Foundation.

Our Playing Up Company are working with playwright Rebecca Manley on a new play, about housing issues and homelessness which will be performed to secondary school children in Lewisham, Newham and Waltham Forest!

A London Theatre Experience

Applications are now open for A London Theatre Experience 2018! 

Fancy spending your summer with NYT in the heart of London, developing your skills with our dedicated associates, seeing a range of West End productions, and exploring behind the scenes? 

Join us and young people from all over the world on our A London Theatre Experience course!

Alumni and Member news 

Jade Anouka has just been appearing on our screens in ITV’s Trauma and is now gearing up for Clean Break alongside Sheridan Smith.

NYT REP Company 2016 Alumnus Nathaniel Wade has just been cast in Checkpoint Chana at the Finborough Theatre. 

Matt Smith is to star alondgside Keira Knightly in Official Secrets, about a GCHQ Whistleblower. 

Ellie Kendrick makes her Royal Court writing debut with Hole, directed by Helen Goalen and Abbi Greenland of RASHDASH Theatre.

Freddie Fox is to star in An Ideal Husband, running at the Vaudeville Theatre (as part of its Oscar Wilde season) from April 20.