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This Week at NYT!

Posted 06 Aug 2023 by Joe Duggan

Spotlight Partnership | Playing Up Shows | REP Sharing | Diamond Gala | We're Hiring! |Member Opportunities | Club Members | Photo365

NYT Partnership with Spotlight

We are delighted to announce our partnership with the UK's leading casting resource Spotlight, who will be sponsoring our 2016 REP Season run in the West End!

Spotlight’s CEO Ben Seale said, “We are absolutely thrilled to be sponsoring the NYT REP season. Nurturing young, fresh talent and helping provide access to free drama training is crucial to creating the next generation of UK actors.”

More information can be found here, or head to Spotlight’s news page!

Ripple/Besieged at the Arcola Theatre

Congratulations to the incredible Playing Up 2016 students who were fantastic in their performances or Ripple and Besieged at the Arcola Theatre last week.

Thank you to everyone who came along. If you saw the shows, please let us know what you thought: info@nyt.org.uk

Check out their production shots here.

REP Sharing

This week the NYT REP Company have been working with Nadia Fall (Associate Director at the National Theatre) on a selection of plays. Today they are performing a sharing of performance extracts and we can't wait to see what they've been up to.

To see more of what they’ve been up to, get following them on twitter. You won’t regret it, they’re a hoot.@NYTREPcompany

Diamonds are forever…

Come and celebrate the Story of our Youth to mark 60 years of NYT!

There are a few £20 tickets still available – head here to grab them while you can – you don’t want to miss this!  

We are staging a once in a lifetime event to mark our 60th year. This thrilling Diamond Gala will feature some of the biggest names in TV, film and theatre, matched only by the biggest cast of British young talent ever to appear live on the West End stage.

Job Vacancy: Accounts Assistant

WE’RE HIRING! Job Vacancy: Accounts Assistant! Come and join the NYT Team - we're so much fun.

Our Accounts Assistant will assist the Finance Manager in the maintenance of accurate, robust financial records and systems to ensure the effective running of the finance department on a day to day basis. They will administer the contract and DBS process ensuring freelancers are paid efficiently and in a timely manner.

For more information and how to apply, head here: http://www.nyt.org.uk/about-us/jobs/   

On the Members Board this week:

Make the most of your NYT Member status - sign up to the Membership Scheme to receive year-round access to top industry opportunities. 

Casting: Breathe, directed by Andy Serkis

Casting: Disney's THE NUTCRACKER, directed by Lasse Hallstrom

Casting: Lead role in a film starring Colin Farrell. The director is Yorgos Lanthimos (THE LOBSTER), the producer is Ed Guiney (ROOM). 

NYT Member Festival Discount and Free Tickets: Priory Park Festival and On Track for Summer

There are also constant ticket discounts and regular West End comps up for grabs - it was great to see so many of you at Romeo and Juliet at the Garrick Theatre this week! Take advantage of your discounts and comps! :)

Club Members…

Our next free Club Members event is ON! ‘Inside the Rehearsal Room’

This event is free for all Club Members - a unique insight into the rehearsal process.

When: Thursday 28th July, 4.30pm – 6pm 
Where: Fourth Monkey Rehearsal Studio, London

What really goes on inside the NYT Rehearsal room? In the run up to our season of new writing at the Finborough Theatre, this is a fantastic opportunity to see eight young actors at work with theatre director Matthew Harrison.


To celebrate our 60th anniversary throughout 2016 starting today we'll be posting a picture of an item from our archive every day. Head here to find out more!

Break a leg #NYTPatron & #NYTalumni Matt Smith who opens Unreachable @royalcourt this week.#NYTarchive365