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The Inky. Logo of The National Youth Theatre Company

NYTC (The National Youth Theatre Company) is a not-for-profit organisation that runs Theatre training workshops and musical productions in New Zealand. The company provides training strictly to New Zealand youth, allowing only those between ages 5 and 21 to participate in productions.

Programmes & Productions[edit]

Past Productions[edit]

NYTC has put on a number of full-scale musical productions since its opening, some of which include...

Upcoming Productions[edit]

  • Oliver! (Aotea Centre, Auckland June 2017)
  • Peter Pan (Aotea Centre, Auckland, December 2017)
  • Cats (Aotea Centre, Auckland, June 2018)


NYTC is staffed by a pool of talented tutors and volunteers. The current staff of the On Stage component of their theatrical training programme are:

  • James Doy (Musical Director and General Manager)
  • Jonathan Alver (Artistic Director)
  • Hamish Mouat (Company Manager and Choreographer)
  • Elin Esther (Operations Manager)
  • Seamus Ford (Assistant Director)

Previous OnStage Staff include:

  • Chanel Turner (Programme Director)
  • Joe Davis (CEO and Trustee)
  • You Jin Choi (Choreographer/Vocal Coach')
  • Nikki Ring (Choreographer)
  • Katie Endicott-Davies (Programme Producer)
  • Sharlene Brearley (Operations Manager)
  • Ros Giffney (Assistant to the CEO)
  • Caren Jasper (Assistant to the CEO)
  • Peter Hamilton (Associate Director)
  • Jason Te Mete (Artistic Director)
  • Glen Pickering (Artistic Director)
  • Rebecca Ring (Executive Producer/Rehearsal Co-ordinator)
  • Travis Maclennan (Artistic Director')
  • Rebekkah Schoonbeek-Berridge (Artistic Assistant/Choreographer)
  • Jonni Cocks (Assistant Director)
  • Claire Murphy (Choreographer)



  1. ^ "Disney's Alice in Wonderland JR". Music Theatre International (MTI). Retrieved 29 January 2012. 

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