National Youth Arts Wales

Latest News / October 2014

Perform for Wales with NYTW in 2015

Teams from National Youth Theatre of Wales will be travelling the length and breadth of the country, scouting for some of Wales' most talented young performers, designers, stage managers and technicians (for young people aged 16 - 21 years).

An online application form for performing and production is available here . You can also download NYTW 2015 Guidelines. Deadline for applications is Monday 12th January 2015. If you prefer a hard copy contact the office by phone or email and we will pop one in the post - 029 2026 5060 /
See what previous members have to say about their experience with NYTW here

Regional Strings workshops return this autumn

Workshops are open to any young string players between the ages of 11 and 18 and Grade 5 and above and will be held during the October Half Term in:
North Wales (28 & 29 October)
Carmarthen (30 & 31 October)
Cardiff (1 & 2 November).

Interested? The workshop will cost £40 and interested participants need to complete the online form and send their cheques in to NYAW, 245 Western Avenue, Cardiff CF5 2 YX by Monday 13th October.

Kerry Nicholls to lead National Youth Dance Wales

National Youth Dance Wales (NYDW) is thrilled to announce the appointment of Kerry Nicholls as its next Artistic Director!

As NYDW Artistic Director, Kerry will steer the NYDW Step Up programme – a training initiative for young dancers (14 – 18 years), she will lead the NYDW 2015 auditions plus create a brand new work with NYDW 2015 and direct its performance-platforms in August 2015. (more)
(Photo by Pari Naderi)

U.Dance Cymru 2015

Following its success in 2014, U.Dance Cymru will be back in 2015 - watch this space for more information.

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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