News & Inspiration

Could you Play a Lead Role?

Kickstarter 2017 Image

Today we are pleased to launch Play a Lead Role, a major Kickstarter campaign to support the National Festival of Youth Theatre (NFYT), with the help of our Patron Sam Heughan. We’re asking for your support in backing our campaign and spreading the word to your friends, families and networks about how they could play a […]

Clara Bloomfield #PlayaLeadRole

claire

As part of our #PlayaLeadRole Kickstarter fundraising appeal, we’ve been asking young people to tell us what impact youth theatre has had on their lives. In the last blog post we heard from one of the festival managers. Next up we hear from Clara Bloomfield, our Creative Learning Manager: This year’s NFYT performance and workshop programme is themed around the […]

Paul Rodger #PlayaLeadRole

IMG_0234

As part of our #PlayaLeadRole Kickstarter fundraising appeal, we’ve been asking young people to tell us what impact youth theatre has had on their lives. However, we thought now might be a good time to talk to the team behind the festival. First up is Paul Rodger: I’m the Production and Logistics Manager for the National Festival of Youth Theatre, which […]

Jack Elvey #PlayaLeadRole

Professional Headshot

As part of our #PlayaLeadRole Kickstarter fundraising appeal, we’ve been asking young people to tell us what impact youth theatre has had on their lives. Jack Elvey, the bow tie wearer from our Kickstarter video and a former Aberdeen Performing Arts youth theatre member, updates us on his progress: I will always look back on deciding to join my local […]

Lily Intihar #PlayaLeadRole

lily

As part of our #PlayaLeadRole Kickstarter fundraising appeal, we’ve been asking young people to tell us what impact youth theatre has had on their lives. Over to Lily Intihar, a current Strange Town youth theatre member: I joined Strange Town youth theatre when I was 10 years old. By that point I had wanted to be an actress […]