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This week at NYT

Posted 06 Aug 2023 by Joe Duggan

Acting Auditions and Backstage

Applications for Acting Auditions and Backstage Interviews are open online and we've been contacting schools and arts centres around the country asking them to help us in our search for young talent from all over the UK by putting up a poster. If you can support our talent search by putting up a poster in a schools or arts centre email frankie.haynes@nyt.org.uk. If you know a 14-25 year-old who would benefit from an opportunity with the National Youth Theatre send them to www.nyt.org.uk/auditions 

Buckingham Palace Performance

Rehearsals are underway with a group of NYT members for a reception to celebrate 60 years of National Youth Theatre next week hosted by HRH The Earl of Wessex. Look out for pictures of the event next week.

New Board Members

Former Culture ministers Ed Vaizey MP and David Lammy MP have been appointed to the NYT Board of Trustees. Read all about them here

Last chance to see the NYT REP and Romeo + Juliet Trailer

The critically acclaimed 2016 NYT REP Season at Ambassadors Theatre must end on Friday 25th November. There's a limited number of tickets left so if you want to catch Romeo + Juliet, Pigeon English or DNA book now here.

Here's a teaser of Romeo + Juliet to whet your appetite:

Alumni News 

Watch Tom Allen storming Live at the Apollo on BBC iPlayer by scrolling to 12.50

We're loving Susan Wokoma's brilliant comic performing in Crazyhead on E4 

The NYT team have also been glued to The Crown starring Matt Smith as Prince Phillip

Also on Netflix, we've loved seeing NYT alumni Alex Lawther, Hannah John-Kamen, Aruhan Galieva and Sope Dirisu pop up in the new series of Black Mirror