Led by industry experts, with backstage visits and tours to top theatre venues, our backstage courses give you practical experience that will help develop your interest and technical knowledge within your chosen field. So, if you have knowledge in your field already our industry professional tutor will be able to stretch you, or if you are brand new to backstage its a great way to try something new and develop your interest in a specific field.
If you are interested in applying to join our backstage programme you will need to attend a ‘backstage experience day’.
Participating venues Aberystwyth, Aberystwyth Arts Centre - 23rd, 24th Feb Belfast Grand Opera House - TBC Birmingham, MAC - 24th, 25th Feb Birmingham, Old REP TBC Bradford, Alhambra Theatre - 3rd Feb Bridlington Spa - 3rd, 4th March Brighton, Dome 3rd, 4th Feb Bristol, Bristol Old Vic Theatre School, 17th, 18th Feb Bristol, Hamilton House 14th - 17th Feb Canterbury, Gulbenkian 17th, 18th Feb Cardiff, WMC 3rd, 4th Feb Cornwall, Hall for Cornwall 17th Feb Edinburgh, Traverse - 10th, 11th Feb Elgin, Gordonstoun School, 25th Feb Glasgow, Platform - 17th, 18th Feb Guildford, G Live - 3rd March Lancaster, The Dukes - 3rd, 4th Feb Leeds, West Yorkshire Playhouse - 15th, 16th, 17th Feb Leicester, The Curve - 17th, 18th Feb Liverpool, Everyman - 3rd March London, Archway Methodist 12th - 16th Feb London, Arts Depot - 20th, 21st Jan London, Jackson's Lane - 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th Feb & 4th March London, London Bubble TBC London, National Youth Theatre - 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th Jan, 10th - 18th Feb London, Toynbee Studios - 12th - 16th Feb Manchester, Z Arts - Backstage Interviews 24th Feb Milton Keynes - Stantonbury Theatre 24th Feb Newcastle, TBC Northampton, Royal & Derngate 16th Feb Norwich, Theatre Royal - 17th, 18th Feb Nottingham Playhouse TBC Plymouth, Devonport Guildhall TBC Sheffield, Sheffield Theatres - 23rd, 24th Feb York Theatre Royal TBC How to book: Select your preferred venue from the list below, register and book online. Every year the National Youth Theatre work with hundreds of young people aged between 16-25 who help bring our shows to life through their talents not just on stage, but backstage too.
Whether you are interested in lighting, sound, scenic construction, stage management or costume, there could be a role for you to be a part of our epic shows amongst our vital backstage teams.
All our guests have access to the lounge and drawing room.
Stones also survive belonging to the and Stonehouse Leats, as well as those around Burrator marked PCWW (Plymouth Corporation Water Works).
Others mentioned were those of the Modbury Turnpike Trust, railway, telegraph cable markers and Hospital of the Poor.
There is also a CD player with a large collection of CD's covering a wide range of musical tastes.
There is also a refurbished 1908 Bluthner boudoir grand piano for the guests to use.