Directors in TYA – International Exchange

In 2019 ASSITEJ Germany will host the Director in TYA – International Exchange. Since 1976, this exchange, known globally as the “International Directors’ Seminar” has addressed the topic of directors as independent artists in the field of TYA. With a focus on creating and contributing to a global artistic network and co-learning. In 2019 DIRECTORS IN…

So What is Politics for Young People?

Is it what most adults think it is: personalities, policies and taxes? Is it what activists think it is: a clash of theories, a power struggle between classes, or negotiation and compromise between desires and necessity? So What is Politics for Young People

How did we get here? 50 Years of TYA

Paul Harman started as an actor at Belgrade Theatre, Coventry in 1962.   Founder Artistic Director of Merseyside Young People’s Theatre (1978-89). AD of CTC, now Theatre Hullabaloo (1994-2008). Executive Committee of ASSITEJ International 1989-1993 & 2008-2011. Editor with Vicky Ireland of 50 Best Plays for Young Audiences (Aurora Metro) 2016 How did we get here…

TYA NI Showcase

TYA NI presents a 4-day showcase of some of the finest performance work for young audiences being created here in NI. The platform includes performances, works-in-progress, ‘scratch’ performances, discussions and networking events. Designed for local and international practitioners and programmers, the delegate itinerary also offers an opportunity to see a selection of the Belfast Children’s…

20th Belfast Children’s Festival 9th – 14th March 2018

Belfast Children’s Festival is an annual international festival for children aged 0 – 17 years and their accompanying adults. Events take place both in and out of school time for schools, groups and families to attend. The 2018 Belfast Children’s Festival is a 6 day birthday party as the festival turns 20! Our festival theme…

News from IIAN, the International Inclusive Arts Network

Connections are so important! Here’s a story of connections from IIAN 1.In 2015, Roberto Frabetti, Director at La Baracca, Italy and Project Manager of ASSITEJ network Small size, big citizens, invited all the other ASSITEJ networks to meet in Bologna to see how we could help each other and work together. As a result he supported…

TYA-UK Presents The Creative Case for Children and Young People: a symposium

Tuesday 11 July 11am – 5pm (followed by informal networking) Birmingham Repertory Theatre 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? TYA-UK has been exploring this question through their action-research programme Quality of Difference (1), in this…

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…

Save The Date! Symposium: The Creative Case (Children and Young People) | Tue 11 July from 11am | Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Theatre for Young Audiences UK (TYA) is the UK centre of the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People – ASSITEJ. A membership based organisation, we focus on the promotion and development of professional theatre for children and young people, which we achieve through professional development, advocacy and internationalism. Throughout 2017 TYA will…

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…