National auditions

Dates and Venues

Birmingham: Performer (2019)

What to expect on Audition day

YMT Auditions are for anyone aged 11 to 21 looking to kick-start their career in the performing arts - join the YMT 2019 Company!

You are auditioning to be part of YMT’s 2019 Summer Season where, if successful, you’ll be placed on a two/three-week project to create a brand-new piece of music theatre with a team of theatre professionals. YMT projects are residential - so you'll be living away from home - and take place in July/August across the UK. The selection process is not based on geography, so you may not be placed on the course closest to where you live.

The audition is a 3.5 hour group workshop where you’ll be led by a professional director, a musical director and a choreographer. Please read the full details of the auditions process and what to prepare, before attending the audition, found HERE.

What should I bring to the audition?

You will need to wear loose comfortable clothing (NOT JEANS), trainers or jazz shoes and bring a bottle of water. You will also need to fill in our AUDITION REGISTRATION FORM and bring it along with you with two colour passport sized photos attached to the form.

YMT is able to offer the special audition rate of £5 to those in receipt of Pupil Premium. This offer can be claimed by using promotion code FSM-19 when booking online or booking over the phone 020 8563 7725, the participant will need to bring proof of their receipt of Pupil Premium to their audition.

BIRMINGHAM AUDITION - SATURDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2019:
Session 1: 10:00 - 13:30
Session 2: 14:00 - 17:30
To book, please select a session from the drop-down list below.

Directions

By car

MAC Birmingham is located in Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, opposite the County Cricket Ground on Edgbaston Road, off Pershore Road (A441) and Bristol Road. (A38)

M5: From junction 4 of the M5 motorway, take the A38 towards the centre of Birmingham.
Approximately one mile past Birmingham University (on Bristol Road) turn right into Priory Road.
the next set of traffic lights, which takes you into Edgbaston Road, and you will see signs for mac birmingham approximately 150 metres ahead.

M6: Take junction 6 off the M6 motorway and the A38M (Aston Expressway) all the way through
Birmingham City Centre. This will take you through the Queensway Tunnel and along Bristol Street,
with Bristol Street Motors on the left hand side. Carry on straight through the traffic lights until the next set and turn left into Priory Road. Go through the next set of traffic light into Edgbaston road and you will see the signs for mac approximately 150 metres ahead.

M40/M42: At the junction of the M42 take the right hand lanes marked M5 (South and West), Birmingham (S&W). Leave the M42 at junction 3 and take the A435, Birmingham South. Stay on the A435 through two shopping centres on Alcester Road South. After passing through the second shopping centre (Kings Heath) take the first exit at the traffic lights, following B4217, Edgbaston, Ladywood. Follow the road and go straight over at the small traffic island and carry on until you approach another traffic island, take the first exit. You will see the entrance for mac birmingham approximately 150 metres on the left.

City Centre: From Birmingham City Centre, take the A441 to Redditch. Approximately 2 miles from the centre of Birmingham, turn left into Edgbaston Road. You will see the entrance for mac on the right approximately 150 metres ahead after the traffic lights.

N.B. We have free car park facilities at mac birmingham

By bus

No 1: From Five Ways, Egbaston, Moseley and Acocks Green. The no 1 stops right outside mac on Edgbaston Road

No 35: From City Centre, Balsall Heath, Moseley and Kings Heath. The no 35 stops just around the corner from mac on Willows Road

No 45/No 47: From City Centre (Corporation Street, Stephenson Street, Smallbrook Queensway), Selly Park, Stirchley, Cotteridge and Kings Norton. The buses stop on Pershore Road, five minutes walk from mac.

No 62/No 63: From City Centre (Corporation Street, Suffolk Street Queensway), Rubery, Rednal, Gannow, Northfield and Selly Oak. All three buses stop ten minutes walk from mac on the Bristol Road, near the Priory Road/Bristol Road traffic lights

Book over the phone

If you would like to book your audition directly with one of the YMT team, please call us on: 020 8563 7725.

Book by postal form

Please download the Audition Postal Form and send it back to: Youth Music Theatre UK, The Hub, St Alban's Fulham, 2 Margravine Road, London, W6 8HJ.

Price: 
£38.00
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