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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The Sad Passing of Nat Eek

Nat Eek was not only a devoted link with the earliest days of ASSITEJ but one committed to the future through his creation of the ASSITEJ Award for Artistic Excellence. His detailed books recording our history and his support for continuing development of the field of TYA show how we should all use the formal…

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Producer Opportunity with ON THE EDGE

The ON THE EDGE World Festival of Theatre for Young Audiences will take place from 2-10th July 2016 in Birmingham.  It will provide an unprecedented opportunity for the TYA sector in the UK and provide unique cultural and artistic opportunities for young people, families and schools. The festival will increase the profile of performing arts…


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