Could you be the next Ed Sheeran as musical theatre auditions come to Ipswich at the end of the month?

British Youth Music Theatre (BYMT) is a musical theatre company for young people, working across the UK and Ireland with West End professionals to offer unique opportunities and high-quality training. 

Since 2003 they have trained over 15,000 young people with alumni including Ed Sheeran, Sam Smith, Charlotte Richie, Jamie Muscato, and more. 

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The company is looking for actors, singers and dancers ages 11 to 21 to appear in 'Welcome to Serene' at the New Wolsey Theatre in August and other new musical theatre shows across the UK this summer. 

Emily Gray, BYMT chief executive and creative director, said: "For our 2024 summer season, we are looking for creative and enthusiastic actors, singers and musicians.

"BYMT offers young performers the rare opportunity to gain experience in a professional environment, before further training or entering the creative industry."

Auditions will be held at the New Wolsey Theatre on Sunday, January 28, 2024 at 10am and 2pm and places can be booked at the British Youth Music Theatre website.