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Arts institutions, academic bodies, theatres and groups that you might find helpful.

These links will take you to their websites, over which of course we have no direct control.

Acting and theatres

Public funding and QA bodies

Exam boards

Arts schools and colleges

Charities and groups

  • Wac Arts
    Innovative, inclusive and fun Performing Arts and Media programmes for young people aged 5-26
  • Ballet Boyz
    Groundbreaking stage, film and outreach projects
  • Clean Break
    A women’s theatre company changing lives and minds – on stage, in prison and in the community
  • Drive Forward
    A charity giving skills and opportunities to young people who are leaving care
  • Open Door
    A non-profit that helps talented young people who do not have the resources to gain a place at one of the UK’s leading drama schools
  • Masterclass
    The in-house charity of the Theatre Royal Haymarket supporting 16-30 year olds with free opportunities to regularly engage with the best in the industry

We also recommend

  • Digital Theatre
    A popular digital platform for the arts
  • Hugh Bonneville
    A successful actor who is supportive of NYAT’s work
  • Knife Free
    A campaign for people living knife free
  • Get Into Theatre
    An essential website to help you find all the information and opportunities you need to pursue a successful career in theatre
  • Voice Magazine
    A resource for careers information, opportunities & the chance for young people to share their own views on the arts they see

See also