OUR associate artists

Proudly presenting alumni and companies that journeyed through NGYT.

It is an honour to mentor them, learn from them and watch their stories unfold.

Chalk Line Theatre

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Co-Artistic Directors - Sam Edmunds (He/Him) & Vikesh Godhwani (He/Him)

CURRENTLY-  Following the success of The Nobodies and Blanket Ban Chalk Line Theatre are back at Vault Festival with Poison, Hate and Vitriol.

Blanket Ban:
“Essential theatre” - Lyn Gardiner
"A Must See"- The National, Scotland
★★★★★ - London Theatre Weekly
★★★★★ - The Skinny Mag
★★★★★ - Mickey Jo Theatre
★★★★ - WhatsOnStage
★★★★ - The Wee Review
- The Reviews Hub
★★★★ - Three Weeks Edinburgh

The Nobodies:
"Definitely worth seeing. Full of swagger and moral ambiguities" - Lyn Gardner
"Intricately crafted triumph of creativity"
- Ed Fringe Review ★★★★★
"...Genius, masterfully balancing stark political commentary with bold theatricality'
- A Younger Theatre ★★★★★


Sbb Dance

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Shaquille Brathwaite-Blaggrove (He/Him)
Artistic Director

MOST RECENTLY- Shaquille premiered his latest film 'Through Our Eyes' with Sussex Dance Network. 'Through our eyes' is a powerful, thought-provoking dance film inspired by the recent Black Lives Matter protests.


Blue badge productions

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Rhys Crownshaw (He/Him) Artistic Director

CURRENTLY-Studying at The Plymouth Conservatoire

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Holding Space Collective

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Lizzy Fretwell (She/Her) Theatre Maker, Writer & Thomas Young (he/him) Filmmaker & Videographer

Lizzy and Thomas are both Luton based Artists.
Lizzy is a member of NGYT Alumni and was previously Assistant Director of NGYT Theatre Company.

CURRENTLY - Holding Space Collective are currently touring their multimedia film & exhibition 'Who Are You... Really?'.

White printed poster with black border and block writing hangs in a window reads WHO ARE YOU REALLY?

Molly Sims // Wild Turtle Theatre Collective

Molly Sims (they/she)
Molly is an Actor and Theatre Director from Luton working on a range of freelance projects locally and regionally.

Wild Turtle Theatre Collective brings Actors and creatives together to collaborate on exciting and innovative projects.

CURRENTLY-Acting/Directing Theatre Projects in Luton and UK
Rhys looks to camera wearing a beige tshirt in front of a grey background. Image by Greta Zabulyte