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] The President of ASSITEJ is Yvette Hardie.[2]

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[3] have been held in Warsaw, Prague, Lyon, Madrid, Adelaide,[4] Seoul, Rostov on Don, Tromsø, Albany, etc.[5]

ASSITEJ is affiliated with several practitioner networks, including the International Inclusive Arts Network (IIAN)[6] and the International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network (ITYARN).[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ASSITEJ International (Association International du Theatre pour l´Enfance et la Jeunesse)". Archived from the original on 11 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-09.
  2. ^ "The executive committee | Assitej International". www.assitej-international.org. Retrieved 2015-12-07.
  3. ^ "History of the event :: ASSITEJ 2008". Archived from the original on 2008-07-24. Retrieved 2008-10-05.
  4. ^ Jeremy Eccles, (10 December 1986), Young Actors Prepare To Stage The Future, Sydney Morning Herald, Sydney, p. 16
  5. ^ "17th ASSITEJ World Congress 2011". Retrieved 2010-09-09.
  6. ^ "IIAN website". Archived from the original on 2017-03-20. Retrieved 2014-07-01.
  7. ^ ITYARN website

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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