Allez France!

How can you beat relaxed meals in the open air with great theatre people from all over Europe? Summer time in the South of France … Aaah! Luxury! Congratulations to ASSITEJ France for arranging a brilliant taste of the manic Avignon Festival with a dozen sound shows for young audiences and the chance to meet…

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…

Kijimuna 2012 Report

At the ASSITEJ World Congress in Copenhagen and Malmö in May 2011, the General Assembly of ASSITEJ adopted a new constitution and established the possibility for an annual gathering of artists on a global level. In 2012 the very first ASSITEJ ‘International Meeting’ and artistic gathering of ASSITEJ took place in Okinawa City, JAPAN, from the…

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…