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Theatre for Children and Young People edited by Stuart Bennett and first published in 2005. ISBN 978-09546912-8-8 Aurora Metro Press

Children’s Theatre Development

StarcatchersStarcatcherslearn more

Starcatchers is an arts organisation which works in partnership with artists, arts venues, child-care settings and families to develop exciting, inspiring performing arts experiences for children aged 0-4 in Scotland.

Childrens TheatreChildrens Theatrelearn more

Site run by Karen Schuitema, PhD student at Westminster University. Aims to develop academic discussion of the field in the UK.

Small Size Big CitizensSmall Size Big Citizenslearn more

Small Size big citizens is a Europe wide project in theatre for Early Years

The Future PlaygroundThe Future Playgroundlearn more

The Future Playground – Discussion site for makers of theatre and other arts for children and young people. Led by David Harradine of Fevered Sleep

Theatre Futures Rose BrufordTheatre Futures Rose Brufordlearn more

Theatre Futures: Rose Bruford College, UK, has set up a website to promote research in TYA. Links to sources, programmes and events.

Le Petit CyranoLe Petit Cyranolearn more

Le Petit Cyrano is the regular newsletter produced by the association of TYA companies in Wallonie, the French community of Belgium for 30 years. Articles and touring schedules.

German National Centre for Theatre for Young PeopleGerman National Centre for Theatre for Young PeopleMore Info

Information in English about the many services offered by the German National Centre for Theatre for Young People in Frankfurt. Support for TYA and Youth Theatre development, archive and library.




ASSITEJ InternationalASSITEJ Internationallearn more

ASSITEJ International – The Secretariat of the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People (ASSITEJ) has been located in Paris, Copenhagen, Stockholm and since 2008 is in Zagreb, Croatia

Write Local Play GlobaWrite Local Play Globalearn more

Write Local Play Global – ASSITEJ network of playwrights’ for young audiences based in USA


International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network  (ITYARN) – ASSITEJ Network for academics interested in TYA.

International Theatre AssociationsInternational Theatre AssociationsRead

International Theatre Associations – Guide to useful sister international organisations for puppeteers, writers, scenic artists, critics etc.  Also UK associations for Youth Theatre etc.

Tya UkTya Uklearn more

The National Association of Youth Theatres is the development agency for youth theatre in England. 

ImaginateImaginatelearn more

Imaginate is the development organisation for TYA in Scotland