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£520raised of £500 target by 24 supporters

    Weʼve raised £520 to Help fund my involvement in the National Youth Music Theatre this Summer.

    Funded on Sunday, 12th August 2018

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    Hello! Many thanks for visiting my JustGiving page. In May, I'll be running the Edinburgh Half Marathon to help fund some of the fees for my participation in the National Youth Music Theatre's (NYMT) 2018 season. The fees cover accommodation, food, pastoral care, all tutoring and experience gained in rehearsal and performance.

    I don't really know where to begin with my "story." To me, this all seems incredibly pretentious and I'd rather not have to do it; but it's a necessity - so, here's a brief explanation; what it is, why I'm doing it and hopefully why you'll help me out! Cheers.

    In January I went along to Chetham's School of Music in Manchester to audition for the National Youth Music Theatre as an actor musician. It was a long shot - with nationwide auditions taking place and hundreds of young people auditioning. If nothing else, I thought, it was an experience. A week later, I got the news I'd been recalled for their new musical production of the classic children's novel, "A Little Princess," that's being performed at The Other Palace Theatre, London, in August! So, two weeks later, I headed down to London, for what was essentially a second audition. This time with the director, lyricist and composer of the production. A month since heading to the first Manchester auditions I got the news that I'd got the part. Belter.

    So, why am I fundraising? Well, the cost to participate is enormous, well in excess of £1000. Money that I (sadly) do not have!! I hope to secure some funding help from College and my local youth theatre Centrestage too.

    But don't worry, I don't have the cheek to just ask you for your money! Hehe! On Sunday 27th May, Dad and I will be running our second half marathon together in Edinburgh as my main fundraising event.

    Any sponsorship you can donate really would be greatly appreciated - providing me with an opportunity I never thought I'd have, kickstarting a career as an actor musician and ultimately to perform on a West End stage.

    Cheers,

    Ewan

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    24

    • Jen and Graeme Poole

      Jen and Graeme Poole

      Aug 8, 2018

      Good luck this week with your performance (not that you’ll need it, you’ll be great 👍🏻)

      £20.00

    • Joe Krinks

      Joe Krinks

      Aug 6, 2018

      That’s the last 25 you need, follow your dreams mate! I believe in you!

      £25.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Aug 5, 2018

      Great effort - hope it goes well.

      £25.00

    • Lesley Lee

      Lesley Lee

      Aug 3, 2018

      So, so proud of you!

      £25.00

    • Jonathan Ashby

      Jonathan Ashby

      Jun 1, 2018

      Good luck Ewan !

      £15.00

    • Diane Pullinger

      Diane Pullinger

      May 26, 2018

      Enjoy your run and good luck in the show. Can't wait to bring your fan club to London we've ordered the T shirts 🤣🏅🏅 x

      £30.00

    • Mike Watson

      Mike Watson

      May 20, 2018

      Good luck Ewan (and Pete) enjoy Edinburgh after your run!

      £20.00

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