Update browser for a secure Made experience

It looks like you may be using a web browser version that we don't support. Make sure you're using the most recent version of your browser, or try using of these supported browsers, to get the full Made experience: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge.

This Week at NYT!

Posted 06 Aug 2023 by Joe Duggan

  • 2017 Membership Auditions! Last Chance to Apply

  • Paul Roseby on BBC 5 Live 

  • Easter Masterclass Courses

  • Membership Opportunities 

  • Alumni News


2017 Auditions! Last Chance to Apply. #StartYourStory

Only a few weeks left to audition this year! We have been overwhelmed with the talent we have seen so far this year across the UK. We are heading to London and Guildford this weekend and can't wait to see you all there. 

We have auditioned a record number of applicants this year, so results will be released to everyone by the end of April - (mid-May at the very latest!)

If you haven’t booked your audition yet, do something amazing this year and #StartYourStory. Audition for the National Youth Theatre in 2017. 

Head here to book before it's too late!


BBC 5 Live

Paul Roseby talks to BBC 5 Live about the importance of Drama in Schools. 

Head here and scroll to 2hrs 8mins to listen - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08gwd73 


Masterclass Courses 

NYT Masterclasses Courses are now available for April and the Spring Bank Holiday. Masterclasses take place across the UK, all year round. 

We offer week-long courses in Acting for Screen, Audition Technique and Performing Shakespeare. Spaces are already filling fast! Head here to book a Masterclass Course.


Membership Opportunities

It's been great to see so many Members getting involved in NYT opportunities recently. Keep applying for anything and everything that takes your fancy. Here's some current Member Opportunity highlights:

  • Discounted and free tickets to West End shows
  • Casting opportunities for film, tv and theatre lead roles with top industry casting agents across the UK.
  • New writing opportunities.  

Activate your annual Company Membership now online - head here and click log in (top right) to enter your email address and password.

Click ‘Register Now’ on our Company Membership page to receive immediate access to your full membership benefits. If you have any issues logging in and signing up, get in touch.

Please note: Your NYT Membership lasts for one year from the date you sign up. Don't forget to renew so that you can continue to access all of the opportunities available to you. You can continue to access NYT opportunities as much as you like until you are 26.


Alumni News

Congratulations to all NYT friends and alumni involved in Olivier Award nominated productions. You can view the full list of nominations here. They include


Outstanding achievement in an affiliate theatre

Cuttin’ It at the Maria, Young Vic – written by Charlene James and directed by Gbolahan Obisesan


Best actor in a supporting role

Freddie Fox for Travesties at Apollo theatre

Rafe Spall for Hedda Gabler at National Theatre – Lyttelton


Best Actor

Tom Hollander for Travesties at Apollo theatre

NYT Patron Ian McKellen for No Man’s Land at Wyndham’s theatre


Best director

Matthew Warchus for Groundhog Day at the Old Vic


Mastercard best new musical

One Night in Miami … at Donmar Warehouse starring Sope Dirisu as Cassius Clay


Blue-i Theatre Technology award for best set design

Rob Howell for Groundhog Day at the Old Vic