The National Youth Theater of Great Britain is a world-leading charity for youth arts. Founded in 1956 as World‘As the first youth theatre, we have nurtured the talent of hundreds of thousands of young people aged 14 to 25 and reached an audience of over 2 billion. We discover, inspire and showcase exceptional artists and theater technicians from Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commission bold and relevant new texts and reinterpret classic stories for our time.
We nurture young talent on stages in the West End, in leading theaters across the UK, on screen and in famous venues at home and abroad. We offer free alternative routes into the industry, develop young creative leaders and are a force for positive change through social inclusion in the UK and international cultural exchanges around the world. We celebrate the diversity of Britain‘We empower youth in all its forms and strive to increase access to the performing arts and break down any barriers that may prevent young people from participating in our work. Read more about this work, our grant fund and free opportunities across the UK at www.nyt.org.uk/access. Our digital program includes groundbreaking mixed reality work, original film drama, affordable digital casting and digital storytelling courses.
Our world-renowned alumni include: Helen Mirren, Daniel Craig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rosamund Pike, Daniel Day-Lewis, David Oyelowo, Orlando Bloom, Andrea Riseborough, Gareth Pugh, Catherine Tate, Ben Kingsley, Ashley Jensen, Matt Lucas, Hugh Bonneville, David Harewood, Matthew Warchus, Matt Smith, Adeel Akhtar, Zawe Ashton, Michael Grandage and many more. For more information about the National Youth Theater and how to apply for an audition, interview or creative opportunity, visit www.nyt.org.uk