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Stepping up

Applications open!

The National Youth Theatre is currently accepting applications for Stepping Up, our free 3-month accredited drama course for 18–25-year-olds who are currently unemployed and based in London. The course runs April–June.

Participants choose from either an Acting or Leadership pathway, and work with industry professionals 3 days a week towards a Level 2 qualification. No prior experience needed; this is a supportive environment for new learning!

There are fantastic progression routes available for those who complete the course, including:

  • National Youth Theatre membership and casting opportunities
  • Further creative training opportunities
  • Paid assistant director and facilitator roles

To apply, complete the short application form on our website:

Please see the flyer for more information!

If you have any questions or would like support with an application, contact Laura Day at or on 07506 684829.