Francesca is a dynamic performer who, as well as working as a professional actor, wants to promote diversity and inclusivity in the industry. Thanks to her NYAT bursary she is able to continue her three year training programme at Guildhall.
We asked some of our drama school students, supported by NYAT, what a typical day at drama school is like – and particularly what student life is like during a pandemic!
Mia’s story: how our music bursary helped keep her playing
As part of a series of blogs and interviews about young musicians that NYAT supports alongside partner ABRSM, we asked Shania, a talented oboist about what music means to her
Lolly is a talented singer and musician with a vocal ability far beyond her years. So she could start her lessons and attend a local choir, Lolly was awarded an NYAT bursary.
Jack is a talented young dancer, who aspires to dance professionally, and an NYAT bursary is helping him achieve those dreams.
As part of a series of blogs and interviews about young musicians that NYAT supports alongside partner ABRSM, we asked Irobosa, a talented violinist, about what music means to her
After overcoming huge obstacles to study to be a musician at Trinity Laban, an NYAT bursary is helping Megan achieve her dreams of becoming a conductor.
Danilo now studies cello at Eton with a scholarship, after an NYAT bursary saved his music lessons from drastic budget cuts.
Ruby started the cello to help with her dyspraxia, and with support from NYAT has gone on to get a main part in a new musical at the Wales Millennium Centre.
Since an access bursary helped pay his drama school fees, Afolabi has landed roles in a BBC series and the Royal Shakespeare Company’s new season.
NYAT gave a group of Year 6 children a unique chance to experience Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London.
Pursuing a career in the arts is so often out of reach for those without any financial support. NYAT’s bursaries are helping talented students like twins Mhairi and Leah, pay for their training at drama school and thrive.
Xena gained technical skills and confidence at NYAT’s Ely Youth Theatre, and is now studying for a degree in Acting.