Online Auditions

NYMT Auditions 2022

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What do Jude Law, Sheridan Smith, Idris Elba, Lily James and Matt Lucas have in common?

They all started out with NYMT

AUDITIONS 2022

 

Take your place in 46 years of musical theatre history by auditioning for the award-winning National Youth Music Theatre. 

 

We shall be holding online auditions led by our industry professional directors, musical directors and choreographers.

 

NYMT provides exciting opportunities for...

  • Stage performers
  • Musicians 
  • Assistant lighting & Sound technicians 
  • Assistant stage managment , backstage crew & costume assistants 
  • Assistant directors, musical directors, choreographers & designers. 

Audition Dates for Stage Performers. 

Your online audition will consist of a half day workshop either in the Morning (10-1pm) or Afternoon (2-5pm) on your choice of date listed below. 

Saturday 29th January 
Sunday 30th January 
Saturday 5th February 
Sunday 6th February 
Saturday 12th February 
Sunday 13th February  

We hope hold face to face recalls in London on the weekend of the 19th & 20th February. This is subject to change in line with government guidelines. 

To audition you must be ages at least 10 years old by 1st April and no older than 23 years by 1st September 2022. 

Important Dates

Our 2022 Season will be announced shortly. Please see provisonal dates for the three productions below. 

Show 1

Easter: 9-14 April 
Summer: 29 July-6 August
Production week: 8-13 August
 

Show 2

Easter: 9-14 April
Summer: 6-13 August
Production week: 15-20 August
 

Show 3

Easter: 9-14 April
Summer: 13-20 August
Production week: 22-27 August

Stage Performers

Our stage performers have the opportunity to work with some of the UK's leading musical theatre directors, choreographers and musical directors on professional-level productions of new and established repertoire.

 

ABOUT YOUR AUDITION
You can apply now to an online audition. This will consist of a half-day workshop with our industry-leading professionals.

 

The audition is a 3-hour online workshop split into two sessions – acting and movement. Your singing audition will be assessed via a self tape, submitted upon apllication. 

 

Applications will be accepted until 6pm on Saturday 12 February 2022. If recalled you will be offered a workshop session on the weekend of Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 February 2022.

 

To apply click below. 

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Musicians

The NYMT offers unparalleled opportunities for musicians wishing to gain experience performing in a pit orchestra, on-stage band or as actor-musicians. We seek outstanding young musicians (approx. Grade 7+) for all our productions.

 

ABOUT YOUR AUDITION
For your audition, we simply ask you to prepare and record a piece of music to demonstrate your musicality and technique. You may be asked to attend a second audition at a later stage.

 

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until 6pm on Saturday 12 February 2022. Further interviews and or videos may be required but this will be on application by application basis.

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Creative Mentoring Scheme

The NYMT Creative Team Mentoring Scheme offers places to Assistant Directors, Choreographers, Musical Directors, Designers and Wardrobe Supervisors. We are able to offer such opportunities to those aiming to work professionally in the performing arts who have recently graduated from – or are about to complete courses at – university, drama school, college, conservatoire or other higher education institutions.

 

You will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the UK’s leading practitioners.

If you are interested in taking part in our Creative Team Mentoring Scheme, please send an email with CV and a covering letter of application to [email protected].

 

Interviews take place during our audition period from January to March.

 

Applications will be accepted on rolling basis until Saturday 12 February 2022. Successful applicants will be invited to an interview / audition workshop on the re-call weekend in London.

ASSISTANT STAGE MANAGEMENT, TECHNICAL CREW & WARDROBE

NYMT offers exciting opportunities for young people aged 16 to 23 to work on major productions as Deputy and Assistant Stage Managers, as Assistant Lighting and Sound Technicians and as Wardrobe Assistants. Participants work with experienced practitioners and alongside some of the UK’s leading Lighting and Sound Designers, Technicians and Wardrobe Supervisors.

 

If you are interested in any of these aspects of theatre, the NYMT provides the perfect opportunity for you to advance your skills and be involved in high-class, professionally led productions in outstanding venues.

 

Stage, technical and wardrobe crew join the cast, musicians and creative teams for residential rehearsals - followed by the production week - in summer.

 

To apply, please send an email with CV and a covering letter of application to [email protected]k.

 

Interviews take place during our audition period from January to March.

 

Applications will be accepted on rolling basis until 31 March 2022. Successful applicants will be invited to an online interview in April 2022. 

COURSE FEES

 

We endeavour to keep course fees as low as possible but, unfortunately, we do have to cover increasing costs of venue hire, accommodation, meals, pastoral care and all tuition fees during our residential periods. The fees do vary, depending largely on the duration of each course, but here are some guidelines. These are approximate indications only at this stage.

 

Stage performer
Approx. £2,050 - i
ncludes full board accommodation for two weeks and one week bed and breakfast, in a school setting. 

Musician
Approx. £1,250 -
includes full board accommodation for two weeks and one week bed and breakfast, in a school setting. 

Backstage Crew & Technicians
Approx. £1,250 -
includes full board accommodation for two weeks and one week bed and breakfast, in a school setting. 

Creative Team Mentoring Scheme
Approx. £1,250 -
includes full board accommodation for two weeks and one week bed and breakfast, in a school setting. 

Easter & Summer Skills Course (non-auditioned)
Approx. £850 -
includes full board accommodation for 5 days. 

Course fees are payable in installments and we provide help for all participants on how to raise funds for themselves. We'll send you a specially written guide that’s packed with great ideas and we would encourage all participants to undertake fundraising activities for themselves and others. We're also here to provide advice if you need it.

 

The NYMT Bursary Fund exists to provide help in cases of need. Bursary application forms may be requested once a place in the company has been offered.

 

For more information please contact us by phone or by email at [email protected]

 

 

Terms & Conditions

 

Auditions: Auditions booked through the NYMT website are non-refundable. However, we are very happy to reschedule, if we can, where necessary.

COVID-19 UPDATE

 

In light of the speed of transmission of the Omicron virusNYMT is closely monitoring developments and following the appropriate Government guidelines.

The well-being of our participants and our team are paramount to us and all necessary precautions will be taken to ensure that our in-person activities are as safe as possible, for all involved. All participants and staff (unless exempt) will be asked to wear a face-mask indoors and show proof of a negative LFT on arrival to the audition.

*Our in person Recalls may be subject to change in line with evolving Covid-19 Government guidance. 

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