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This Week at NYT | Become an NYT Ambassador!

Posted 29 Jul 2023 by Joe Duggan

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NYT Ambassadors

We’ve just opened applications for two brand new ambassador positions for NYT Members!

Want to apply to be a NYT Social Ambassador, and represent NYT online and at events throughout 2018, or fancy being an NYT Schools Ambassador and delivering talks in schools, colleges, or community groups? Head to the members’ board to find our more and apply! 


Our October Half Term six day masterclasses came to an end last weekend in London, Norwich and Manchester. Thank you so much to all our participants, we hope to see you back involved in NYT soon! 

Want to get involved in one of our Acting for Screen, Audition Technique, or Performing Shakespeare masterclasses? We’ll be running our next round in the February half term! Can’t wait til then? Book onto our Start Up Saturdays course in London or Birmingham if you’re aged 11-14, or if you’re over 14 sign up for our national auditions and interview tour

REP Season 

Tickets are running low for our REP Season at the Ambassadors Theatre London. If you want to catch our 2017 REP Company in action in Frantic Assembly’s Othello, or Jekyll and Hyde, make sure to book in advance!

Take a look at some reviews below: 

Mrs Dalloway 

Rehearsals are in full swing for the REP Company’s third show of their REP West End Season, Mrs Dalloway. Directed by Bryan Forbes Director Bursary recipient Thomas Bailey, Mrs Dalloway has a very limited run, so you’ll have to be quick if you want to secure your tickets. 

Take a look at the company in rehearsal below: 

Chic to Cheek  

Our fundraising gala dinner Chic to Cheek is just around the corner. Rehearsals are underway for the performance element of the evening with a bunch of brilliant NYT Members and Olivier Award Winner Adam Meggido. 

Keep your eyes peeled on our Instagram for a cast Instagram takeover! 


Have you seen our first ever copy of Scene – National Youth Theatre’s new magazine – sent out to our members, alumni and supporters! Featuring a front cover with Sarah Solemani, a feature celebrating five years of REP, as well as a piece on 50 years of Zigger Zagger!

Not got a copy? Head here and secure your own! 

Alumni News 

NYT Patron Chiwetel Ejiofor is to appear alongside Beyonce in a new remake of Disney’s The Lion King!

The RSC’s Coriolanus starring Sope Dirisu and Hannah Morrish arrives at the Barbican this week after a run at the RSC. 

Itch + Scratch, founded by recent REP Alumni, is staging ‘GREAT BRITAIN’ next week at Hackney Showrooms. Head down on the 9th of November for an exclusive members’ social.