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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 two large productions performed at the DL 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

This fall, the Northglenn Youth Theatre (NYT) was honored for the 2016/2017 season by National Youth Arts (NYA). NYA awards honor outstanding work by youth in the arts. This year more than 500 productions were considered for the awards, including shows from more than 160 different members in more than 70 cities spanning 15 states. The award winners were honored on September 10, 2017 at the Rocky Mountain Regional ceremony held at the DL Parsons Theatre.

Winners:
Outstanding Production – Into the Woods
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical – Ethan Leeper as the Baker (Into the Woods)
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical – Emmalyn Baker as Kala (Tarzan – NYTA)
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Musical, Jr. Division – Micaiah Sprague as Dr. Dolittle (Dr. Dolittle)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical – Rowan Phillips as Terk (Tarzan)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical – Mika Zaharescu as Witch (Into the Woods)
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical – Kade Fritzler as Mysterious Man (Into the Woods)
Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical – Kaycee Walczyk as Jack’s Mother (Into the Woods)
Outstanding Costume Design – Debra Faber (Into the Woods)
Outstanding Musical Direction – Jeremy Kurn (Into the Woods)
Outstanding Direction – Kimberly Jongejan (Into the Woods)
Additional Nominees:
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Musical – Abby Stuckrath as Baker’s Wife (Into the Woods)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical – Ryen Hilton as Emma Fairfax (Dr. Dolittle)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical – Alexa Rodriguez as Cinderella (Into the Woods)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Musical, Jr. Division – Haven Swagman as Little Red (Into the Woods)
Outstanding Ensemble – Into the Woods
Outstanding Costumes – Debra Faber (Dr. Dolittle)

Technical Crew

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 the NYT Tech Crew Application 2017, fill it out and email it to cwaller@northglenn.org

Mary Poppins

Application due date: Oct. 13
Tech Orientation: Oct. 23
Tech rehearsal watch: Oct. 31 and Nov. 2
Dry Tech: Nov. 4
Tech: Nov. 6-9
Shows: Nov. 10, 11, 12, 17 (two shows)
Strike: Nov. 19