Northglenn Youth Theatre
Northglenn Youth Theatre
The Northglenn Youth Theatre (NYT) has been providing youth the opportunity to produce professional live theatrical shows since 1994.
Each year, NYT mounts three large productions performed at the D.L. Parsons Theatre. NYT has received numerous local and national awards, and has had over 800 participants!
The mission of NYT is to strive to provide youth in our community the opportunity to explore the world of theatrical performance through professional instruction and hands-on experience, all the while encouraging children to expand their talents and cultivate a life-long love for the arts. NYT is also committed to providing family-friendly staged entertainment for our community.
NYT receives support from the Northglenn Arts and Humanities Foundation, SCFD, the city of Northglenn and private sponsorships.
Northglenn Youth Theatre Wins National Awards
The nationally acclaimed and award-winning Northglenn Youth Theatre (NYT) has been honored with numerous awards and nominations for the 2012/2013 season by National Youth Arts (NYA). NYA awards honor outstanding work by youth in the arts. This year more than 300 productions were considered for the awards, including shows from more than 100 different theatres in more than 50 cities spanning 10 states.
NYT ‘s recognition includes:
Lead Actor in a Musical: Isaac Sprague as Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Lead Actress (Junior Division): Maya Claridge as Alice in Alice in Wonderland
Ensemble: Alice in Wonderland
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Anthony Smith as Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Isaac Sprague as Caterpillar in Alice in Wonderland
Supporting Actress in a Musical: Maddie Dillon as Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland
Supporting Actor (Junior Division): Pete Cabrera as Tweedle-Dum in Alice in Wonderland
Supporting Actor (Junior Division): Terren Coffey as Nick Bottom in A Midsummer Night’s Midterm
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Kate Shoulders as Tweedle-Dee in Alice in Wonderland
Featured Actor in a Musical: Alex Milinazzo as Mock Turtle in Alice in Wonderland
Costume Design: Caitlin Ayer for Alice in Wonderland
Direction: Kimberly Jongejan for Alice in Wonderland
The awards will be presented at a ceremony in the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix, AZ on Wednesday, September 25, 2013.
Northglenn Youth Theatre technical crew experience allows youth participants ages 13 to 18 the opportunity to work with professionals in a hands-on environment. Participants learn to use some of the the equipment and techniques used in the professional theatre world, giving them a complete backstage production experience. To get involved with NYT technical theatre please download and fill out the application above and return it to the Technical Director Christopher M. Waller.
Adult volunteers are also welcome to apply but a background check must be completed for anyone over the age of 18. Please contact the technical director for more information.