Our incredible YMT @ the Lyric musical masterclasses are now running - GET INVOLVED! Gain expert drama training from top-quality practitioners this summer! Check out YMT's Skills courses - book NOW! Help support the future generation of performers and musicians with the ONE POUND PLAN.


Billy Elliot - Youth Music Theatre UK
Win a pair of top-price tickets to the smash-hit musical! It’s Billy’s birthday! On Tuesday 12 May, Billy Elliot the...
Youth Music Theatre UK - Lyric Hammersmith
YMT moves into the Lyric Hammersmith! We've been teasing you over the past week or so, and we can FINALLY announce...
***** (5 stars) Shaftesbury Theatre, London - Thursday 23 October, 2014 Memphis is the story of the birth of rock 'n...
Memphis - Shaftesbury Theatre - Photo: Johan Persson
**** (4 Stars) Shaftesbury Theatre, London - Thursday 23 October, 2014 There was an air of excitement and expectation...

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Inaugural concert!

The incredibly talented Youth Music Theatre Orchestra's inaugural performance! 12 July, Lyric Hammersmith!

New Music Theatre

YMT's 2015 Summer Season

Check out YMT's amazing 2015 Summer Season of New Music Theatre.

Upcoming YMT Events

  • 27 Jul 2015 to 01 Aug 2015
    'Sing in me, oh Muse, and through me tell the story of a man...'
    With these simple words an epic journey begins. A journey that includes strange lands, mythical monsters, cunning witches, angry gods...
  • 27 Jul 2015 to 01 Aug 2015
    ‘In his blue gardens men and girls came and went like moths among the whisperings and the champagne and the stars’
    Our Edinburgh Skills course takes inspiration from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Great...
  • 27 Jul 2015 to 01 Aug 2015
    The complete works of Shakespeare... in a week!?
    That's what we're gonna do! Every single play by the Bard in under an hour. Expect passion, danger, horse races, football socks and silent movies,...
  • 30 Jul 2015 to 31 Jul 2015
    Another thrilling show for YMT!
    No one ever comes back. That's what they say... The Coorie Cave follows the story of a strange self-contained community that has lived on the outskirts of the sinking...
  • 30 Jul 2015 to 01 Aug 2015
    Gulliver’s Travels returns to Northern Ireland this summer - its place of inspiration - in a spectacular musical adaptation from the creative team behind the West End’s Once The Musical and platinum-...
  • 31 Jul 2015 to 01 Aug 2015
    Sweat Factory: an unacceptable, difficult or dangerous working environment...
    YMT is proud to present this mesmerising contemporary dance opera at London's premier dance venue, Lilian Baylis Studio,...
  • 03 Aug 2015 to 08 Aug 2015
    'I shall never regret doing as I have—never, if I starve or beg in consequence'
    Join the life and adventures of young Nicola Nickleby, as we play around with and shed light on some of the most famous...
  • 03 Aug 2015 to 08 Aug 2015
    Ever felt a little different from the crowd? You're never alone...
    Our Belfast Summer Skills course will draw inspiration from a wealth of different TV Shows and Films to create a brand new piece of...

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