This has been an exciting 2017 for Young and Talented. We continue to work in our community nurturing young people to achieve their full potential. We started the year brilliantly by winning the runners up spot in the Jack Petchey Glee Club competition at Indigo O2. Our company continues to grow and this year saw […]
On Saturday the 4th of November the 21st Annual African Film Awards took place at Stratford Town Hall. The annual African Film Awards promotes and honours excellence in film and television among Black British practitioners. Prince Mike Abiola, founder of the African Film Awards said, “We are proud that each year the awards celebrate excellence”. This Saturday […]
Here are some pictures of the Young and Talented students getting stuck into some scenes from Brighton Rock. The character of Pinky is a becoming a fascinating subject.
Here’s some pictures of our teens feeling inspired by the script for Brighton Rock, work-shopping scenes and loving getting to know the characters.
This weekend was a busy one for Y&T with sessions running at all our branches and NT Director’s Weekend. This is the second year that Y&T has taken part in the festival, and we are very excited about tackling our play Dungeness written by Chris Thompson. The weekend was an opportunity to learn new skills […]
Young actress Ellis George has been with Y&T for nearly ten years and is currently a member of our Y&T Rep Company. We sat down with her recently to chat about her journey and her summer performance in the BBC Proms. When asked about her experience with Y&T she said, “Young and Talented is the […]
We are happy to announce that Y&T have been asked to perform Dungeness by Chris Thompson for National Theatre Connections 2018. We will be performing for the second year at the fantastic Soho Theatre with Y&T Rep Company, in the heart of the west end. This is the second time that Young and Talented have taken […]
BAFTA award winning Secret Life of Boys star, and Y&T student of over 10 years, Reece Buttery is set to do something amazing. On November 3rd he will be hosting the live streaming of The Big First Aid Lesson free of charge across the country. St John’s Ambulance,the nation’s leading first aid charity, is urging […]
On Sunday 10th September the Young and Talented team took the train up to York to meet with Pilot Theatre. We talked about their next touring production, an adaptation of Brighton Rock, and some of the exciting opportunities for collaboration between us. Keep an eye on our Facebook, Twitter and here for more updates in […]
We are very proud of our former student Idele Lucille and her recent win on BBC 1’s Pitch Battle with Leeds Contemporary Singers. The group beat off some stiff competition to win the £50 000 prize. The group was crowned the winner after a public vote. Idele has won before with Y&T’s own The Real […]