💛❤ February is for the Love of Theatre ❤💛

I’m writing this month’s introduction from a hotel room in Los Angeles. We are here to showcase the Rebel Wilson and Rose Byrne Scholarship winners Maddie Nunn and Imogen Gardam. Our partners, the team at Australian Theatre Company based here in LA, are hosting us for the week and introducing…

Tis the Season at ATYP

It’s the end of 2018!! Get ready to slap on the sunscreen, stick up the Christmas tree, dig out the beach cricket stuff and start humming carols. It’s time to wrap up this massive year, stick a big bow on it and set it on the mantelpiece to admire. No…

Meet Amanda Wright – General Manager

Following an extensive search, the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is delighted to announce the incoming General Manager will be Amanda Wright. Currently the General Manager of PYT Fairfield in Sydney’s west, Ms. Wright is an experienced arts leader and manager. Previously she has held the roles of general…

TWO world premieres and our 2019 season launch! 🔥

Check out October from the desk of ATYP Artistic Director Fraser Corfield. Pull the party pants out of the cupboard and throw the school bags deep under the bed, the Spring holidays are here! Yes, the end of the year is starting to glimmer on the horizon and everyone is…

Spring has Sprung

Welcome to Spring! Now, usually the ATYP team would be greeting this change of season with some form of floral, musical tribute – possibly involving a caftan and some fairy wings. But there’s a sombre overtone this week. Amy Maiden, the hostess with the most-ess, has left us. For the…

Research reveals positive impact of youth theatre on young Australians

ATYP is committed to improving the lives of all young Australians through the positive impacts that participation in drama has on young people and their mental health. In 2017, we engaged research agency Patternmakers to evaluate: “What impact, if any, participation in theatre has on the mental health of young people”. Patternmakers surveyed over…