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The National Youth Music Theatre is a small arts charity with no core funding and relies upon participants’ fees, ticket sales from productions and income generated through fundraising. 

Established in 1976, the National Youth Music Theatre represents the very best in work with young people through musical theatre. For over forty years it has enabled young people across the UK to develop both their creative and personal potential, leading Andrew Lloyd Webber to dub it ‘the best youth music theatre in the world’. 

NYMT’s developing Workshop Programme in schools and colleges is helping to broaden the company’s existing demographic by engaging young people from less advantaged backgrounds.

If you'd like to make a donation or join the Friends of NYMT, please click on the links below.

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Become a FRIEND OF NYMT to support our Bursary Scheme.

We are proud to attract a diverse range of Young Company Members to NYMT. We never want finances to become a barrier to offering access to the life shaping experiences we offer. The generosity of our NYMT Friends has a huge impact because every contribution goes directly into our Bursary Scheme which is used to fund places for those Young Company Members who benefit from financial assistance.

Please take a moment to consider the difference you can make by joining us. THANK YOU!



All of the young people who take part in NYMT’s activities testify to its benefits, describing it as a ‘life-changing’ experience. Not only do they extend their skills within the main disciplines of musical theatre (acting, singing and dance), they also develop key learning and life skills: the ability to work as part of a team, improved communication skills, increased confidence and growing self-esteem. 



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