TYA UK is the UK Centre of ASSITEJ, the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People. If you are a parent, teacher, theatre venue programmer, festival organiser or someone interested in professional theatre for young audiences you can find out here about shows touring now and news from home and abroad. We have over 70 members in all parts of the UK. Go direct to their websites from the Members page. Join us for a small fee (£60 for a Company or Organisation and £25 for an Individual) and help us enable children and young people to enjoy professional theatre everywhere.

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International Director’s Seminar – call for applications

International Directors’ Seminar 2015 – Call for Applications 6 – 11 July 2015 in Mannheim (Germany) The International Directors’ Seminar will take place in Mannheim, Germany in co-operation with the National Theater and its Young Theater “Schnawwl”. The “Schnawwl” at the “Nationaltheater” is one of Germany’s leading theatres working for young audiences (www.schnawwl.de). The project runs…

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On the Edge, Birmingham 2016 – Call for Shows

In July 2016, TYA UK and TYA Ireland will be hosting the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering in Birmingham. This is a tremendous opportunity for the UK and Ireland to show off the wealth of talent we have in the field of theatre for young audiences in these islands, in the context of a World Festival which brings together performances from every corner of the globe. Find out more about the selection process and submit your show for On the Edge…


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