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How to train for free: from youth groups to masterclasses

1. National Youth Theatre Rep Company

Every year, the National Youth Theatre recruits 15 of its members, aged 18-25, to form a repertory training company. The scheme is now in its fifth year. Actors learn through classes and rehearsals. Then they mount a West End season of contrasting plays – usually three – that run through the autumn. The recent 2016 season comprised Romeo and Juliet, Pigeon English and DNA…

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Susan Elkin Susan Elkin is an education journalist, author and former secondary teacher of English. She was Education and Training Editor at The Stage from 2005 - 2016
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