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…

ASSITEJ World Day of Theatre for Children

ASSITEJ World Day of Theatre for Children is an ASSITEJ campaign, promoted and celebrated through the message ‘Take a Child to the Theatre Today’. This focus enables National Centres, individual members, companies, arts organisations, academics, teachers, artists, practitioners and others interested in theatre for young audiences to connect with the idea of World Day and…

TYA NI SHOWCASE 2015 DELEGATE PACKAGE

Coordinated by the NI members of TYA UK TYA NI  is the Northern Ireland network for professional theatre for young audiences and a division of TYA UK and ASSITEJ This intense 2 day programme is designed for practitioners and programmers to see the best on offer in Northern Irish theatre for children and young people…

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…

Threat to Drama in Schools

  The Threat to Drama in Schools: Report on CLA Round Table event Among the many changes to the Education system being introduced by the coalition government is the reform of GCSE exams. This will include a greater emphasis on end of course examinations, less opportunities to re-sit, greater rigour, and, according to the Sunday…

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…

Autumn Edition

As summer gave way to autumn, theatre for young audiences has been taking a moment to look to the future. Okinawa was a festival of celebrations and reflections and it was excellent to see such a strong UK contingent present. Thankfully everyone made it home before the storms hit! A delegation from the UK also…