How hard is it to get into the National Youth Theatre?
All applicants for membership attend an audition workshop to compete for a place on a summer course. Only a tiny minority get accepted. Over several weeks earlier this year, they auditioned more than 5,000 hopefuls for the National Youth Theatre summer courses. Less than one in ten applicants is accepted.
What do you do in the National Youth Theatre?
National Youth Theatre gives young people the opportunity to learn as much about themselves and how to relate to others, as they do about acting and technical theatre.
How do I apply for national Youth Theatre?
Become a National Youth Theatre Member (Ages 13+)
- Join the Hub.
- Submit an Audition Tape or Book a Backstage Interview via the Hub Notice Board.
- Wait to hear back in May 2021 if you’ve successfully gained a place on our Summer Courses.
How much does the National Youth Theatre cost?
Company Membership costs £35-a-year (£2.90 a month). Other than this annual fee, there are no additional costs associated with Company Membership: benefits are included, training offered is free; taking part in a production is free; the REP Company is free; are bursaries are available to support participation.
How many people get accepted into the National Youth Theatre?
Every year, the National Youth Theatre holds acting auditions and technical theatre interviews around the United Kingdom; on average, it receives over 5,000 applicants.
Is the National Youth Theatre free?
Inspired by the traditional repertory theatre model, the NYT REP Company is a free alternative to formal education offering practical, industry-based full-time talent development in drama and performance over nine months to 16 NYT members, who also receieve bursary support amd subsistence.
Is National Youth Theatre competitive?
We meet nearly 5,000 young people every year and can only offer around 500 places on the acting courses making the programme highly competitive. However, if you’re not successful this time there are still so many ways to be involved with the organisation.
How many members does national youth Theatre have?
We have engaged over 150,000 young people since 1956 and we have reached an audience of over 2 billion people from stadiums to studios at national and international events. We continue to represent the best of British young talent whilst sharing our best practice to affect positive change in a complex world.
Do you have to pay for national youth Theatre?
We never charge a young person a fee to take part in a production and are committed to offering over 250 opportunities, outside of our REP and Playing Up companies, every year for young people to peform on stage at leading venues.
Who went to the National Youth Theatre?
Our Former Members. Dame Helen Mirren, Daniel Craig, Sir Daniel Day-Lewis, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Colin Firth, Rosamund Pike, Orlando Bloom, Catherine Tate, Sir Ben Kingsley, Sir Derek Jacobi, Timothy Dalton, Matt Lucas, Hugh Bonneville, Matt Smith and Zawe Ashton.
How many people are accepted into National Youth Theatre?
We meet nearly 5,000 young people every year and can only offer around 500 places on the acting courses making the programme highly competitive.
What is the purpose of youth Theatre?
Youth Theatre is a local activity rooted in the community and facilitates the creative interaction of young people. It has a youthful energy with the empowerment of young people at the core of its reason to exist.
When is the National Youth Theatre in London?
Weekend Acting Course – Ages 18 – 25 Dates: Saturday 18th & 25th Sept, 2nd, 9th, 16th Oct, 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th Nov, 4th Dec 2021… Backstage Course – Ages 16 – 25 Dates: Monday 9th August – Saturday 21st August 2021. Location: Rose Bruford College, Sidcup, London Course… Five day NYT Masterclasses take place in Summer 2021.
Are there any National Youth Theatre summer masterclasses?
This Masterclass in Acting for Screen is ideal for performers who want to expand their skillset into acting for TV, Films and Commercials… Currently running: weekly weekday evening Digital Masterclasses and Saturday Start-Up Digital courses. Summer Masterclasses running online…
What are the aims of Home National Youth Theater?
Classes are an opportunity for students to learn a skill they didn’t have or fine tune previously-acquired skills. Our aim is to provide students with life skills that will serve them well now and in the future, as well as strengthen their faith as they engage with the world.
When do the NYT summer acting courses start?
We currently offer three free long term training courses The NYT REP Company For NYT Company Members, over 18 (i.e. young people who have… Acting Courses Summer Intake Courses will run from Monday 2nd August – Saturday 4th September 2021.