FEBRUARY HALF-TERM WORKSHOPS
Our workshops are available to young people aged 10 to 23.
Each day runs from 10.30 am to 5.00 pm.
The workshops are non-residential and places are allocated on a first come, first served basis.
The following workshops will be held at Westminster Under School, 27 Vincent Square, London SW1P 2NN
The cost for each full day is £45.
Book all 3 days for £110 - a saving of £25.
MONDAY 13 FEBRUARY
For participants aged 10 to 15 years:
STAND UP! THE ART OF MUSICAL COMEDY
with Sarah Redmond and Matthew Poxon
So you think you are funny? Of course you are!
Bring along your favourite musical theatre song and we’ll create a two-minute stand-up act just for you based on that song. We’ll turn it on its head, devise jokes and learn the art of musical comedy.
Invaluable for improvisation, thinking on your feet and enjoying the sound of laughter, the day will be full of fun and funny group games to help you find the inspiration to be a musical comedian.
MONDAY: One-day course fee: £45
For participants aged 16 to 23 years:
SAY IT IN SONG
with Kate Golledge and Tom Bullard
This vocal workshop for participants aged 16+ provides an opportunity to work with two outstanding professionals, director Kate Golledge and vocal coach Tom Bullard, on both technical and performance skills. Unlock your voice, explore story-telling and discover how to effectively communicate the message of a song.
MONDAY: One-day course fee: £45
TUESDAY 14 FEBRUARY
LET’S GET PHYSICAL
with Katie Bonna and Matthew Hawksworth
Create a play in a day using physical theatre inspired by the internationally renowned theatre company, Frantic Assembly. Gain an understanding of how physical character can fuel imagination by devising a play with Katie and Matt using stage presence, physical language and movement as the vehicle for storytelling.
TUESDAY: One-day course fee: £45
WEDNESDAY 15 FEBRUARY
MAKE AN IMPRESSION
led by members of NYMT’s 2017 Creative Team
This invaluable day for all actors and singers focusses on how to prepare for auditions and recalls. Our team will guide you through every scenario, help you deliver the ideal material and provide the insights and support that we all need! Participants will learn how to deconstruct a song following a simple ten-step process. You will be focusing on physical and vocal techniques and how to make a positive impression in the room.
Please bring two contrasting songs and a short monologue. Pieces you are planning to use for forthcoming auditions or that you may have used in the past would be useful. If you're unsure, just bring some material you feel comfortable working on.
WEDNESDAY: One-day course fee: £45
BOOK ALL THREE WORKSHOPS
MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY: Three-day course fee: £110 (save £25)
NYMT EASTER RESIDENTIAL COURSEat Sevenoaks School
Sunday 2 to Friday 7 April
We are proud to announce our Easter residential course at Sevenoaks School.
The six-day course will be led by our outstanding team of practitioners and leading experts in the glorious surroundings of Sevenoaks School. For 40 years the multi-award-winning National Youth Music Theatre has been at the forefront of training and inspiring young people in musical theatre. Follow in the footsteps of such alumni as Sheridan Smith, Eddie Redmayne, Kerry Ellis, Jude Law and Idris Elba.
Enjoy making new friends...
Make new friends and build up your confidence in musical theatre skills; learn new skills and develop existing strengths. Create your own musical in 6 days! There will be many opportunities for solo and ensemble work, and don't forget Cabaret Night - a chance to perform whatever you want or to devise something especially for the occasion with your fellow course members. Remember to bring your own favourites!
Course Fee: £625
This covers the cost of all food and accommodation as well as all tuition and pastoral care.