I had a great day at the National Youth Theatre in London yesterday. They have a brilliant set up on the Holloway Road and I spent the day with them looking at the possibility of becoming an Associate Artist for them.
The structure of the day was basically an extended workshop looking at the different methodologies that NYT use in their work. It was run by Anna from NYT, supported by some of the members, and the participants were are amazingly diverse selection of creative practitioners working, or aspiring to work, with young people.
I haven’t taken part in this kind of workshop for a long time and I am pleased to say that I thoroughly enjoyed myself. It was so refreshing to have the chance to play some games and actually get out and have some fun. It was also a real luxury to see other practitioners working and see my own work within this context. The only challenge that came out of the day is figuring out how to make this kind of opportunity a more regular part of my working routine.