National Youth Arts Wales

Latest News / April 2015

Apply now for NYOW Young Composers Residency

Following the last 2 years' highly successful Young Composers Residencies the National Youth Orchestra of Wales will once again run a composers programme alongside this summer's NYOW residency.

Successful applicants will receive tuition in compositional techniques, instrumental writing and analysis of existing repertoire, all delivered by Mark Bowden (Composer in Residence with BBC NOW).

Pre-Residency Workshop: 27 & 28 June 2015, WJEC Cardiff
Residency Dates: 20 July – 1 August 2015, University of Wales, Trinity St David, Lampeter
For full information – click here
For application form - click here
Deadline 30 April 2015

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)

National 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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