Aidan is a 17 years old Sheffield based actor and director. Having recently assistant directed a production at Sheffield Theatres (SONGS FROM THE SEVEN HILLS), he is currently studying English literature, language and drama for A-level. He’s planning on studying Arts Management or theatre directing Post18 and aims to create inclusive and unpretentious theatre for audiences of a wide ranging socioeconomic background and exposure to the arts.
Elinor is a 19 year old artist and aspiring actor from Oxfordshire, and has been a member of NYT since 2016. This is her ﬁrst project with NYT and she has loved taking part in the VR experience and working with Megaverse; pushing her into a creative realm she would have never tried before.
Elliot is 19, and is coming to the end of his gap year. During the past year he has performed with Croft House Theatre company and the Sheffield People’s Theatre Young company. He has been in NYT for a year and in this time participated in the ‘Flood’ Research and Development week. Elliot has trained in contemporary dance on the CAT program at the Northern School of Contemporary Dance and in September is going to study Acting at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Indigo’s first production with the National Youth Theatre. Indigo trained in Nottingham as a member of ITV’s Television Workshop, under the director Ian Smith, working predominately on acting for Television and Film, which she loves. However, Indigo is also a keen stage actress notably playing a leading role in Mike Bartlett’s 13, directed by Tim Evans. Indigo has recently graduated from UCL studying Natural Sciences and is now based in London and looking forward to her upcoming short film roles and devising work in the Captial. In her free time she enjoys singing and songwriting, water-sports and snow-sports.
Joyce Saye an actress and dancer from London and currently a member of the National Youth theatre. She has studied contemporary theatre and screen writing with Identity School of acting and Improvisation with the Shakespeare theatre company in Washington. This past year she have been working in film such as 'Oath Bound' directed by Ola Laniyan. This summer she will star in the Camden fringe in the play 'Falconsbridge school for girls'. Joyce is currently in the process of writing a TV series which she hopes to one day pitch.
Kat is an actor, director, dancer and poet. She is currently a full time student studying philosophy. She has been in the National Youth Theatre since 2015 since then she has been in a show each year since. In 2016, she was in the two handler "Bitches" at the FInborough Theatre, part of the NYT 60th birthday. In 2017, she was in "DNA" which was at the National Youth Theatre building. She's been part of Cheryl Martin's "Stage Directions" course and has since then directed "Returning" performed at the Three Minute Theatre, Manchester. She's been a movement director on "The Anatomy of a Batmat" performed at The King's Arms. She has been dancing since she was 5 and has competed in many street dance competitions since. She is part of the spoken word company "Young Identity" and is performing as part of Phil Collin's exhibition in August later this year.
Lauren trained at the University of East Anglia, where she performed in plays such as ‘The Cherry Orchard’, ‘Vernon God Little’ and ‘Mnemonic’ (UEA Drama studio) With Minotaur Theatre Company. Alongside this she has performed in ‘The Play About Calais’ (Norwich Arts Centre) and ‘Jekyl And Hyde’ (Attic Theatre) With Tread The Boards Theatre Company. She has worked with ‘Shakespeare Aloud!’ Performing Shakespeare’s works on their open air theatre. She has worked extensively with performance artist Bryony Kimmings, and prides herself on her mentoring from her. She has two shows ‘Dolly Me And My Double D’ and ‘Lucy The Lymphocyte’ which she is hoping to tour next year. She will be on the National Theatre River Stage on the show ‘Extraordinary Bodies: What Am I Worth’ in association with the National Youth Theatre. Lauren is very exited for this project, and can’t wait to see how it develops and grows.
Morven Robinson recently graduated from the Acting for Stage and media BA(Hons) at the University of West London. She is now living back home in Rotherham. Doing a degree in the arts gave Morven an opportunity to realise what she wants in life. This is her first time working with The National Youth Theatre and she feels very lucky to have been given the chance to work with them on this excellent project! She is excited for you to see the work the company have created over the past week.
Joe is an actor from Sheffield. He became an NYT member back in 2013 and not long ago performed in 'DNA' by Dennis Kelly at the Southwark Playhouse. He works at Sheffield Theatres as a 'Learning Assistant', facilitating Directors workshops. Joe has also been apart of Sheffield People's Theatre since 2011. This year he has been training with the Young Company who recently showcased their devised work at the Crucible.
Kitty is a Sheffield based actor and has been a member of the NYT since 2016 after completing the Epic Stages course. This is her first NYT project and she will be joining the Playing Up company later in the year.