Northglenn Youth Theatre
Northglenn Youth Theatre
The Northglenn Youth Theatre (NYT) has been providing youth the opportunity to perform in 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 1000 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 2013/2014 season by National Youth Arts (NYA). NYA awards honor outstanding work by youth in the arts. This year more than 400 productions were considered for the awards, including shows from more than 130 different theatres in more than 60 cities spanning 12 states.
NYT ‘s recognition includes:
Lead Actor in a Musical: Collin Hill as Shrek in Shrek the Musical
Lead Actress in a Musical: Zoe Miller as Princess Fiona in Shrek the Musical
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Joseph Sanford as Donkey in Shrek the Musical
Supporting Actor in a Musical: Isaac Sprague as Lord Farquaad in Shrek the Musical
Outstanding Ensemble: Shrek the Musical
Outstanding Production: Shrek the Musical
Lead Actor in a Musical: Collin Hill as Aslan in Narnia
Lead Actress in a Musical: Samantha Cage as White Witch in Narnia
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Ella Galaty as Gingy in Shrek the Musical
Supporting Actress (Junior Division): Natalie Orsborn as Lucy Pevensie in Narnia
Set Design: Christopher M. Waller for Shrek the Musical
Direction: Kimberly Jongejan for Shrek the Musical
The awards were presented at a ceremony at the Valley Youth Theatre in Phoenix, AZ on Sunday, September 7, 2014. Please click here to see the full list of awarded entries.
Read a review of NYT's performance of Shrek The Musical (written by the Executive Director of National Youth Arts)
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.