What is Nelson Youth Theatre?
NELSON’S ORIGINAL AWARD WINNING YOUTH THEATRE COMPANY
The Nelson Youth Theatre Company was founded in January 2000, and to date has produced over 190 shows and run over 50 professionally taught theatre courses for young people in Nelson over the past 18 years.
Photo: High School Musical Onstage 2019
Award Winning Productions
A few of the awards that Nelson Youth Theatre has received:
- Winner of the Supreme Award, Trustpower / Nelson City Community Awards 2003
- Winner of the Supreme Award, Trustpower / Nelson City Community Awards 2008
- Runner up Winner of the Education and Child Youth Development Category, Trustpower Community Awards 2016
- Supreme Winner, Trustpower Community Awards 2018
Photo: Phantom of the Opera 2018
Fun for Everyone!
While our larger shows encompass a wide range of ages, we put on ‘Junior’ shows (usually Disney) so that everyone gets a chance at getting a major role! Some of these shows have been:
- Lion King Jr 2019
- Moana Jr 2021
- Aladdin Jr 2021
Photo: Lion King Jr 2019