National Youth Theatre Places Awarded

A bumper set of six students are celebrating receiving offers for the coveted National Youth Theatre programme for 2024.

Alice (Y9), Natalie and Esme (Y10) and Chloe and Greta (Y11) have received offers for acting, while Morgan (Y12) has been invited to join as a theatre technician. The offers take Colfe’s to a total of 25 students that have got into the NYT in the last seven years.

The National Youth Theatre is a prestigious theatre and arts organisation, whose alumni include many successful UK performers and technical theatre experts. As well as participation in a summer course, winning a place means becoming a NYT member with access to auditions and professional castings, creative training opportunities and invitations to audition to the NYT Rep Company. The group is eagerly awaiting the course as the summer approaches:

“I am really excited about the chance to work as a team, and particularly exploring scriptwriting.“ Greta, Y11

“Taking part in the NYT course is really exciting. As well as being part of the community, being a member afters will bring excellent opportunities.” Chloe ,Y11

“I really enjoyed the audition, the workshop included lots of improvisation and was really fun, and I am very excited about the course itself.” Alice, Y9

Director of Drama Natalie Maher said: “I am delighted for these conscientious and talented drama students. The competition to gain a place on the NYT course is intense so they have done extremely well. The programme itself provides fantastic experience and training, and membership of the NYT will bring many opportunities which I’m sure they’ll fully make the most of.”

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Find out more about how to apply for Colfe's School. Our main entry points are at ages 3, 4, 11 and 16.