STAR: Faye Thompsett, of Snettisham, has earned a place with the Youth Music Theatre

A WEST Norfolk teenager is to work alongside professional performers after gaining a place with the Youth Music Theatre (YMT).

Faye Thompsett, of Snettisham,  successfully auditioned in January and will be heading to Yorkshire in August to help devise and perform an original dance opera called More in Common. 

Faye, a year ten pupil at Wisbech Grammar School, will be working with award-winning choreographer Jo Meredith and voice coaches from some of the country’s top drama schools.

After two intense weeks of rehearsals, the  show is to be performed at the Square Chapel in Halifax from August 19 to 20.

YMT is a national performing arts company for young people aged 11 to 21 which specialises in creating new music theatre.