- 1 Is the National Youth Theatre hard to get into?
- 2 How many people are in the National Youth Theatre?
- 3 How much does the National Youth Theatre cost?
- 4 Is the National Youth Theatre free?
- 5 Who went to the National Youth Theatre?
- 6 What is the purpose of youth Theatre?
- 7 How does the National Youth Theatre work?
- 8 How do I become an actor?
- 9 How do I join the National Youth Theatre?
- 10 How old do you have to be to audition for NYT?
- 11 What is NYT rep?
Is the National Youth Theatre hard to get into?
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.
How many people are in the 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. However, if you’re not successful this time there are still so many ways to be involved with the organisation.
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.
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.
Who went to the National Youth Theatre?
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.
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.
How does the National Youth Theatre work?
We empower our young people with creative leadership, inclusive practice and intersectionality training and actively work to address young people who are underrepresented in our community and industry, proactively breaking down barriers that prevent young people from taking part in our work.
How do I become an actor?
Steps to Becoming an Actor
- Jump into theater in high school. The path to acting careers can actually begin in high school plays and musicals.
- Get experience outside of school.
- Get educated.
- Practice makes perfect.
- Build up an acting resume.
- Hire an agent.
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How do I join the 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 old do you have to be to audition for NYT?
In order to be eligible to audition in 2021 you must not turn 26 years of age before Saturday 4th September 2021.
What is NYT rep?
Inspired by the traditional repertory theatre model, the NYT REP Company course offers free, practical, industry-based talent development in drama and performance over nine months to a company NYT members.