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This Week at NYT

Posted 06 Aug 2023 by Joe Duggan

  • Daisy Lewis Interview

  • #StartYourStory

  • 2017 REP Company Auditions

  • Production Casting Auditions

  • 60 Reasons to Audition for NYT

  • Thunderclap!

  • Alumni News


Daisy Lewis Interview

Daisy Lewis, star of ITV’s Downton Abbey and NYT Alumni, paid tribute to NYT for supporting her in her early career development. Read all about it here.  



It's beginning to look a lot like... Auditions time! Hear their stories, then start yours. 2017 auditions now open. Hear their stories… then start yours.

NYT REP Company 2017 Auditions  

If you’re an NYT Member looking for a cheaper alternative to other types of ‘formal training’, look no further than the NYT REP Company, which will return in 2017! NYT REP offers a unique learning experience, unrivalled industry access and an unprecedented showcase to a group of young NYT actors, providing a vital FREE alternative to other forms of expensive ‘formal training’. Our REP 2017 Information Pack will provide you with all the facts you'll need before your audition. 

Email Jenny.Wilkinson@nyt.org.uk with any Casting Audition questions.


2017 Productions Casting Auditions

NYT Members - get involved in a production next year!! Auditions will commence in January and there’s still time to book! Check out examples of our 2016 season in our 2017 Casting Auditions Guide for a taster of what to expect.

*Extra Casting Audition Spaces Added in Manchester and Sheffield!*

60 Reasons to Audition for NYT

We’ve been sharing ‘60 Reasons to Audition for National Youth Theatre’! So far our Matt Smith, Paul Roseby and our NYT REP Company have been sharing their thoughts. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM to watch them all or if you're not an Instagram user click here to view the 44 reasons posted so far.

We'd love hearing why you think other people should bite the bullet and sign up to audition or interview to join the National Youth Theatre. If you'd like to be featured, just self-tape a film on your mobile phone that's less than 60 second long and send it to us at frankie.haynes@nyt.org.uk 


Support our Thunderclap!

With 2017 auditions around the corner, and a season of new shows to be announced soon – 2017 is already looking like a super exciting year for the National Youth Theatre! We’re asking friends of the organisation to share our new year’s resolution and join our Thunderclap! Sign up here! 


Alumni News

Othello starring Daniel Craig and David Oyelowo has opended to dazzling reviews in New York. Read all about it.

Check out the trailer for The Last Dragonslayer Sky 1 on Christmas Day starring 2015 NYT REP Member Ellise Chappell

The first official trailer for Christopher Nolan’s Dunkrik blockbuster starring Fionn Whitehead has been release. Watch it here: