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Register for One Theatre World 2015: Chicago

The next One Theatre World conference will take place in Chicago May 7-9, 2015 at The Theatre School, DePaul University. Watch the OTW page for much more in the months ahead! Click on the calendar icon to access from here.

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From The News Blog

In Memoriam: Nat Eek 1927-2015

From TYA/USA Board Member Kim Peter Kovac: It is with great sadness to announce the passing of Nat Eek on the 30th of April, at the age of 89 after a short illness. Nat was one of the founders of ASSITEJ International, and it gives us all a bit of comfort to know that he […]

TUTS (Houston) Seeks Assistant Director of Education

TYA/USA Member Organization. Theatre Under the Starts (TUTS) in Houston, Texas, is hiring an Assistant Director of Education.

Children’s Theatre of Charlotte is Hiring an Education Curriculum Coordinator

EDUCATION CURRICULUM COORDINATOR This is a regular, full time exempt position serving under the supervision of the Director of Education. The Education Curriculum Coordinator leads the creation, implementation, alignment and assessment of curriculum for all aspects of our Education Programs. CTC is seeking a candidate who is self-motivated, detail oriented and able work under his/her […]

NEXT Generation Applications: Linz, Austria

Information and application for Next Generation / SHAXPIR, Linz, Summer 2015.  

Announcing the Young Playwrights for Change 2015 Winners!

Congratulations to our Young Playwrights for Change 2015 winners! This year, 17 TYA/USA and AATE member organizations held local playwriting contests asking their middle school students to explore the theme “What is Family?” The winning plays from each local contest were entered into our national competition. The first place winning play will receive a reading […]

Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre: Call for Playwright

Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre is seeking a playwright to collaborate on a small cast production to tour high schools in Northern California. This is a contract position for 2015 which will include involvement in all stages of the development process that will be guided by data from Kaiser Permanente community needs assessments and input from […]

Old Miner Children’s Playwriting Contest

Old Miner Children’s Playwriting Contest HOSTED BY THE NOORDA CENTER FOR THEATRE FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH AT UTAH VALLEY UNIVERSITY   The Noorda Center for Children and Youth at Utah Valley University is hosting the first annual Old Miner’s Children’s Playwriting Contest. The contest has two divisions (a) the “National Division” for a playwright currently […]

Crystal Charity Ball Selects DCT as 2015 Beneficiary of $564,400

Crystal Charity Ball Selects DCT as 2015 Beneficiary of $564,400 (Dallas, TX) The Crystal Charity Ball has granted $564,400 to expand the multi-year Sensory-Friendly Performance Initiative at Dallas Children’s Theater. The generous grant will allow DCT to more than double the number of sensory-friendly performances for the 2016, 2017, and 2018 seasons. It also will […]

New TYA Job Opportunities: Atlanta & St. Louis

The Alliance Theatre and Metro Theatre Company in St. Louis are hiring! Alliance Theatre Family Programs Assistant (Regular/Full-Time) Department:                                  Education Reports To:                                    Family Programs Manager FLSA:                                                Exempt Employment Status:                  Regular/Full-time Website: http://www.woodruffcenter.org/Employment/Career%20Opportunities.aspx POSITION SUMMARY:  The Family Programs Assistant will coordinate sales and stage manage the Theatre for the Very Young performances, Teaching Artist for acting program, and will execute […]

Call for Applications: 5th International Children Theatre Festival “BITOLINO”

The 5th International children theatre festival “BITOLINO” in the Republic of Macedonia is taking applications from all puppet and children’s theatres, as well as all those theatres which have performances for children in their repertoire. More at http://babecteatar.com/.

ASSITEJ Magazine Submission Deadline Extended

ASSITEJ is working on a jubilee magazine and is looking for more submissions especially on the topic of generations. The submissions are short and personal, that is not scholarly. The deadline is extended to January 26, and they are looking for submissions in English and in the first language of the author when applicable.


Photo source: Northwestern.edu THE 2015 WINIFRED WARD SCHOLARSHIP   The Winifred Ward Memorial Fund, Inc. is pleased to announce the 38h Annual Winifred Ward Scholarship, named for the pioneer of children’s theatre and creative drama in the United States. The 38th award of $10,000 will be given to a graduate student who has demonstrated intellectual […]

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