Felsted's Maddy S (Yr 12), has been offered an acting place with the National Youth Theatre. This is a remarkable achievement for Maddy as she has been selected from 1000s of young people who auditioned all over the UK.
The National Youth Theatre is a world leading arts organisation; established in 1956 it commissions new writing and reinterpretation of classics for young people in the company, like Maddy to work on and perform in iconic venues at home and abroad. Once Maddy has completed her induction, she will join the company and audition further for one off unique theatre, film and television projects that happen around the country in the school holidays. Maddy hopes to have her induction this summer if COVID restrictions allow...
The NYT has launched the careers of many aspiring actors and designers, alumni include Helen Mirren, Daniel Craig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rosamund Pike, Daniel Day-Lewis, David Oyelowo, Orlando Bloom, Andrea Riseborough, Gareth Pugh, Catherine Tate, Ben Kingsley, Ashley Jensen, Matt Lucas, Hugh Bonneville, Matt Smith and many more. It seems that Maddy will be following in the footsteps of some impressive figures in the British film, television and theatre industry.
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