TYA England Open Meeting

Wednesday 24th May 3.30-5pm, Leicester Throughout 2017 TYA are seeking to address a question fundamental to our work and the development of theatre for younger audiences: What do we need to put in place to ensure theatre for children, young people and families is reflective of the society we live in today? This is stage…

The Quality of Difference Research Call

Research commission: mapping provision and practice in England’s Theatre for Young Audiences sector that contributes to the Creative Case for Diversity Theatre for Young Audiences UK (TYA) is the UK centre of the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People – ASSITEJ. Throughout 2017 TYA will seek to address a question fundamental to…

The Quality of Difference Artist Call Out

Artists Research Trip to Assitej Cape Town May 2017 TYA England are looking for six artists working or living in England to join us on a delegation to the Assitej Congress and Festival in May 2017 Theatre for Young Audiences UK (TYA) is the UK centre of the International Association of Theatre for Children and…

Theatre Alibi PHD Research Position Open.

Theatre Alibi has been creating and touring high quality new work for young people to schools in the South West for more than 30 years and last year reached more than 13,000 children in their own primary or special school. Together with the University of Exeter Drama Department we have successfully secured funding for a…

Open Letter to Arts Council England

To Alan Davey.           I am writing on behalf of the membership organisations, Theatre for Young Audiences UK (TYA UK) a member of Global Association ASSITEJ and Action for Children’s Arts (ACA), who between them represent more than 400 independent artists and organisations committed to the arts for children and young…

Drama, Theatre and Young People

What is the Drama and Theatre Manifesto? This Drama & Theatre Manifesto has been led by the National Campaign for the Arts in extensive consultation with those involved in drama and theatre for children and young people in England. The Manifesto recognizes a common sense of purpose and a shared belief in the contribution drama and…