Whilst there is not an official ASSITEJ Scotland, the young audiences sector has benefitted from the strong and supportive presence of Imaginate since 1989. Imaginate is the national organisation presenting, promoting, developing and advocating for professional theatre and dance for young audiences in Scotland. Since 2006, the sector has been further supported through Starcatchers, also a member of ASSITEJ UK, providing specific professional development and advocacy for the early year’s sector.
Scotland enjoys a strong and dynamic theatre and dance for young audiences sector and is regularly seen on the international stage. The sector in Scotland is supported through formal and informal professional development and networking opportunities through Imaginate’s Creative Development Programme.
ASSITEJ UK has two Scottish board members – Paul Fitzpatrick from Imaginate and Alice McGrath from Red Bridge Arts.