National Youth Arts Wales

Latest News / April 2014

dead born grow - National Youth Theatre of Wales & Frantic Assembly

Devised by the Company, and directed by Eddie Kay and Jessica Williams for Frantic Assembly.

Another chance to see the fantastic production by the award-winning Frantic Assembly and twelve talented erformers from the National Youth Theatre of Wales. A dark, energetic and risk-taking performance of physical theatre. “…the absence of language speaks volumes”

Age 14+

"...the beauty and precision of the physical movement..." "...exudes a sense of compassion towards its cluster of teenagers..." see full review of dead born grow here

Dance House, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff
3 April 3.00pm & 8.45pm
* Tickets £12 (£10), under 25s £6
029 2063 6464

* Prices quoted are for tickets booked in cash at the Centre’s Ticket Desk. All other purchases will incur a maximum booking fee of £1.50 per ticket.

dead born grow promo video


Odette Hughes to lead NYDW 2014

Odette Hughes will work with NYDW 2014. Odette is Associate Director of internationally renowned Wayne McGregor | RandomDance. She joined the Company as a dancer in 1997 and since 2007 has been responsible for the Company’s every day artistic supervision.

Applications for NYDW 2014 now open

In April the NYDW team will be travelling all over the country scouting for some of Wales’ most talented young dancers (aged 16 – 21).

Online application forms are available here. Download NYDW 2014 Guidelines here. Deadline for applications is Friday 28th February 2014. If you prefer a hard copy contact the office by phone or email and we will pop one in the post - 029 2026 5060 /


Kirsten McTernanNational Youth Theatre of Wales (NYTW) is looking for creative and enthusiastic young people who love theatre and performing, and are excited about learning new skills and working with new people!


● 14 – 21 years old
● passionate & curious about Theatre and Performing Arts
● keen to work with world-class theatre professionals
● already involved in drama (performing or backstage)
Yes? Then join our mailing list here for more information on auditions, workshops and performances

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