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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

The Northglenn Youth Theatre (NYT) was honored for the 2017/2018 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 Rocky Mountain Regional ceremony will take place on September 22, 2018 at the DL Parsons Theatre.  Click here to view the full list of winners, nominees and information about NYA.

Winners:
Outstanding Production: Big Fish
Lead Performance in a Musical: Jacob Maki as Edward Bloom in Big Fish
Lead Performance in a Musical: Abby Stuckrath as Sandra Templeton in Big Fish
Supporting Performance in a musical: Andrew Hensel as Will Bloom in Big Fish
Supporting Performance in a musical: Aubree Tafoya as Josephine Bloom in Big Fish
Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design: Debra Faber in Big Fish
Outstanding Achievement in Choreography: Angila Waldman in Big Fish
Outstanding Achievement in Directing: Kimberly Jongejan
Additional Nominees:
Outstanding Production: Mary Poppins
Lead Performance in a Musical: Kyle Lawrence as Bert in Mary Poppins
Lead Performance in a Musical: Elise Todd as Mary in Mary Poppins
Supporting Performance in a Musical: Peyton Mazza as Winifred Banks in Mary Poppins
Featured Performance in a Musical: Megan Patterson as Miss Andrew in Mary Poppins
Featured Performance in a Musical: Aubree Tafoya as Bird Woman in Mary Poppins
Outstanding Ensemble: Big Fish
Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design: Debra Faber for Mary Poppins
Outstanding Achievement – Puppetry: Katy Williams for Mary Poppins
Outstanding Musical Direction – Jeremy Kurn for Big Fish
Outstanding Direction – Kimberly Jongejan for Mary Poppins

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, fill it out and email it to nyt@northglenn.org