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NGYT Musical Theatre Company Presents: Unveiled

nextgen Current Productions

For centuries in the royal household, when the eldest child turns 18, they are set to become Majesty. With Lilia’s Royal unveiling fast approaching, she can’t help but ponder about a life beyond the Royal Kingdom and all the possibilities it holds. Pressure is building from all directions… Will Lilia be able to fit the mould that her Father and …

TICKETS

DATE: Sunday 30th June

TIME: 2pm and 5:30pm

LOCATION: The Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY

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CREDITS

Writer: Hannah Hill in Collaboration with the Company

Co-devised by:

Production partner:

Singing: Ronan Fountain and Rebekah Taylor

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Meraki Dance Company and NGYT Theatre Company Double Bills 2024

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It's Just About Love Really... Isn't It? by Meraki Dance Company || Be Still The Tide by NGYT Theatre Company

“…and you aren’t alone. I want you- I need you to know my door’s always open” – Be Still The Tide

TICKETS

DATE: 26 Jul 2024 - 27 Jul 2024

TIME: 7:30pm

LOCATION: Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY

"Youth Theatre at its best"

Broadway Baby

CREDITS

Writer: David Lloyd devised with the young companies

Co-devised by:

Production partner: The Culture Trust Luton

Choreographer and Movement Director: Laura Lloyd

Assistant Directors: Bethan Fraser & Lauren Segal

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‘Untangled’ by Company Be

nextgen Past Productions

The incredible devised theatre makers of NGYT's Company Be invite you to the culmination of their hard work, dedication and self development:

Company Be Presents ‘Untangled’ ‘Join us in a unique story and follow our journey together to this moment in space and time where honesty fell from our hearts as a collection of memories, friendships and parts; A swiftly infused community, connected by care and the strength to lift one another when our load becomes too heavy and the child inside …

TICKETS

DATE: Friday 5th April 2024

TIME: 7pm

LOCATION: Dunstable Icknield Lower School Hall Burr Street LU6 3AG

""What a rollercoaster we've been on together. Company Be shone like the stars they are. You told your stories, you took your space, you gave yourself to one another with generosity and empathy and you made a community.""

David Lloyd, Director

CREDITS

Writer: Company Be in collaboration with David Lloyd

Co-devised by:

Production partner: Carers in Bedfordshire, Mind BLMK, Central Bedfordshire Council.

Assistant Director: Carl Connelly

Youth Mentor: Aryan Sherifi

Designer: Lauren Connolly Design

Lighting and Production: Event Production Live

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Musical Theatre Company: Camp Contentment

nextgen Past Productions

Our Musical Theatre Company presents their latest original musical.

Camp Contentment, a place that helps you discover the best version of yourself. A place of self love and sass for anyone who needs it. The campers are put through their paces as they’re thrown into the unknown. But it’s not long before one camper realises it’s not all that it seems… Is Kristija alone in feeling like this? Through …

TICKETS

DATE: 2nd July 2023

TIME: Various

LOCATION: Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY

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CREDITS

Writer: Hannah Hill, Laura Lloyd, Kimberley Black in Collaboration with the company.

Co-devised by:

Production partner: The Culture Trust Luton

Music, Arrangement and Singing Coach: Kimberley Black

Company Assistants: Lauren Segal, Saskia Lawrence, Rebekah Taylor

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This Much I Know

nextgen Past Productions

NGYT's iGen Theatre Company (ages 11+) presents their latest, original piece of devised theatre.

What is Happiness? This is what Ella is trying to figure out with a little help from those around her. Our idea of happiness constantly shifts and changes. It seemed so much simpler when she was young. Will she ever find the true definition of the word? NGYT’S iGen Theatre Company meet weekly building and developing core drama and theatre …

TICKETS

DATE: 10th July 2023

TIME: 7:30pm

LOCATION: Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY

"Next Generation Youth Theatre (NGYT) create Theatre and Dance with young people. Their work is always written and devised collaboratively by members of the team or supported by external arts practitioners. NGYT not only recognise the importance and impact of the arts on young people but also lead and collaborate on creative projects for the benefit of wider communities."

The Culture Trust Luton

CREDITS

Writer: Hannah Hill devised in collaboration with iGen Theatre Company

Co-devised by:

Production partner: The Culture Trust Luton

Assistant Director: Carl Connelly

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Meraki Dance Company and NGYT Theatre Company Double Bills 2023

nextgen Past Productions

It's Just About Love Really... Isn't It? by Meraki Dance Company || Be Still The Tide by NGYT Theatre Company

NGYT presents a double bill of original dance and theatre. NGYT are back with 2 new works from their critically acclaimed dance and theatre companies. Join these young creatives as they share their truths and centre the voices of the Next Generation. NGYT’s Meraki Dance Company presents – It’s Just About Love Really… Isn’t It? Join our hearts, hear your …

TICKETS

DATE: 28 Jul 2023 - 29 Jul 2023

TIME: Friday 28th Jul: 7:30pm || Saturday 29th Jul 2pm and 7:30pm

LOCATION: Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY

"Youth Theatre at its best"

Broadway Baby

CREDITS

Writer: David Lloyd in conversation and collaboration with the companies

Co-devised by:

Production partner: The Culture Trust Luton

Assistant Directors:
Shanté Campbell & Lauren Segal

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Let’s Get Down to Quizness

nextgen Current Productions

Back by popular demand, join NGYT and take part in the Ultimate Creative Quiz. An evening of questions and creative challenges for the whole of Luton’s community aged 11+ to enjoy.

Running time: 3 hours Tickets: £4

TICKETS

DATE: Thursday 27th June 2024

TIME: 7.30pm-10:30pm

LOCATION: Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY

"Next Generation Youth Theatre was founded in 2012 by David & Laura Lloyd, with the purpose of providing high quality, accessible and inclusive theatre, dance and arts opportunities to the young people of Luton. NGYT believes that all young people should be given the opportunity to access affordable high quality arts experiences and in turn be provided with a platform to creatively present the thoughts, feelings, imaginations and stories of their generation."

David and Laura, Founders of NGYT

CREDITS

Writer: N/A

Co-devised by:

Production partner: The Culture Trust Luton

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Wait On Me

nextgen Current Productions

Book a table, sit beside us and dine on an evening of romance from within the restaurant; This light hearted, soul lifting musical menu will hit just the spot.

Here to stay

TICKETS

DATE: Saturday 9th July 2022

TIME: 7.30pm

LOCATION: Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY

"We are delighted to present this orginal co-devised musical. This is the young company's debut show and we are incredibly proud of them"

David Lloyd (Co-Director)

CREDITS

Writer: Devised by the Young Company

Co-devised by:

Production partner: Culture Trust

Culture Trust

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NGYT 10th Birthday Double Bill

nextgen Past Productions

Hotline by Meraki Dance Company || Are We Nearly There Yet? by The Ménage Collective.

NGYT Present a double bill of original dance and theatre as part of their 10th Year Anniversary! NGYT are back with 2 new works from their critically acclaimed dance and theatre companies. Join these young creatives as they share their truths and centre the voices of the Next Generation. NGYT’s Meraki Dance Company present – Hotline Call in at your …

TICKETS

DATE: 22 Jul 2022 - 23 Jul 2022

TIME: 7.30pm

LOCATION: Hat Factory Arts Centre 65 - 67 Bute Street Luton LU1 2EY

"Youth Theatre at its best"

Broadway Baby

CREDITS

Writer: David Lloyd (He/Him) in Conversation with the young companies

Co-devised by:

Production partner: The Culture Trust Luton

Assistant Directors –
Lizzy Fretwell (she/her)
Lauren Segal (she/her)

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Out There

nextgen Current Productions

Fast paced, hard hitting theatre that uncovers the damaging impact of County Lines

Based on real life events this fast paced piece of spoken word theatre shines a light on the devastating impact of County Lines. Follow the character of Hannah as she is sucked further into this underground world. Will her best friend Kyanna be able to see the signs and step in before it’s too late?

TICKETS

DATE: February 2022

TIME: Various

LOCATION: Luton High Schools

"Incredible... powerful theatre that showcases the reality of County Lines and its impact on those caught within it"

Beds Veru

CREDITS

Writer: David Lloyd

Co-devised by:

Production partner: Beds Veru

Directed by Vikesh Godhwani

Produced by Hannah Kelly

Actors – Hannah Kelly, Carl Connelly & Kiyana Maragh

Set & Costume designer Lauren Connolly

Sound & projection operator James Deacon

Virtual set design by Munotida Chinyanga

Original music composed by Guy Connelly

Photography by Greta Zabulyte