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This Week at NYT | Auditions, and Birmingham classes get underway!

Posted 29 Jul 2023 by Joe Duggan

The Host 

Next month sees the return of The Host to NYT! After a sell-out debut at The Yard Theatre, Nessah Muthy’s critically response to Brexit and the European refugee crisis is playing at St James’s Church, Piccadilly for three nights only. 

Tickets are limited so make sure to book in advance

Check out the trailer below:





Our annual intake auditions kick off this weekend at National Youth Theatre on Holloway Road!

From January to March we’re heading across the country on our national Auditions and Backstage Interviews tour, looking for the best new talent the UK has to offer. 

There’s still time to apply to join us. Book here!




Looking for some Auditions Tips, on Friday afternoon we’re streaming a Facebook Live Q&A session led by our Associate Director and seasoned auditioner Anna Niland. #AskAnna live, or catch up on the stream here

NYT in Birmingham 

This weekend marks the start of the newest Start Up Saturdays term! This term, we’re hosting classes in North London, South London and, for the first time, Birmingham! 

Want to find out more? Head here for more information! 

We’re also launching a brand new drop in session for 14-25s, exclusively in Birmingham! To find out more head here

Social Ambassadors 

This week we announced our first ever NYT Social Ambassadors! Head here to meet the faces representing NYT throughout 2018.

Playing Up new term 

Our Playing Up company returned after the Xmas holidays this week for the new term. We’re really excited to have them all back in the room, and continuing with all the work they started with us last term!

Member Workshop with The Mono Box 

Last Sunday we welcome The Mono Box to National Youth Theatre to run our first Members’ Event of the year – an Audition Advice workshop. Founded by NYT Alumni Joan and Polly, THE MONO BOX is not-for-profit network that caters for actors and theatre-makers seeking alternative, affordable training! 

Find out more

Fred Jarvis’s Photographic Exhibition 

Former NYT council member Fred Jarvis is inviting the whole NYT network to his biggest photographic exhibition to date. Full details here!

NYT Member / Alumni News 

Congrats to David Oyelowo and Adeel Akhtar  both NYT Alumni, who have just been announced as starring in the BBC's Les Misérables!

NYT Alumnus Daniel Day-Lewis has been nominated for the BAFTA for best actor for Phantom Thread!

Kiri, a new drama, written by Jack Thorne and Rachel De-lahay launched on Channel 4 this week. 

Sam Spiro is in Lady Windermere’s Fan, which is also Associate Directed by Matt Harrison. Check out her chat with the Evening Standard here!

Catch NYT Alumna Liz Chan in the 'absorbing' (Independent) Into The Numbers at the Finborough Theatre this January! 

Hear Me Raw, by NYT Alumna Daniella Isaacs returns to stage after two sell-out runs, playing this Feb at Arcola Theatre.