ASSITEJ

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ASSITEJ, the International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People, (French: Association Internationale du Théâtre de l’Enfance et la Jeunesse) was established in 1965 as an international alliance of professionals involved in theatre for children and young people. There are 83 national centres globally.[1]

ASSITEJ facilitates worldwide access and the exchange of ideas and cultural traditions for professionals involved in theatre for children and young people.

The ASSITEJ World Congresses[2] have been held in Warsaw, Prague, Lyon, Madrid, Adelaide,[3] Seoul, Rostov on Don, Tromsø, Albany, etc. [4]

ASSITEJ is affiliated with several practitioner networks, including the International Inclusive Arts Network (IIAN)[5] and the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN).[6]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Nat Eek with Ann Marie Shaw & Kaatherine Krzys (2008). Discovering a New Audience for Theatre: The History of ASSITEJ (Volume 1 of The History of ASSITEJ, the International Association of Theatre for Children and Youth, The History of ASSITEJ, the International Association of Theatre for Children and Youth). Sunstone Press. ISBN 9780865346604. 
  • Nat Eek with Ann Marie Shaw & Kaatherine Krzys (2011). Expanding the New Audience for Theatre (Volume 2 of The History of ASSITEJ, the International Association of Theatre for Children and Youth, The History of ASSITEJ, the International Association of Theatre for Children and Youth). Sunstone Press. ISBN 9780865347984. 

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