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…

Welcome to April at ATYP

I’m writing this introduction sitting in a huge theatre tent on the Gold Coast, waiting to let the audience in for our second performance of Patrice Balbina’s Chance Encounter with the End of the World. This beautiful little play draws together artists from six countries, and is being presented as…

ATYP Announces Four New Board Appointments

Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is pleased to announce the appointment of four new non-executive directors. Chris Puplick AM, Simon Burke AO, Tasnim Hossain and Nina Kilpinen are appointed with effect from March 23, 2018, bringing key skills and important networks to Australia’s national youth theatre company. Mark Warburton,…

2018 Rose Byrne And Rebel Wilson Scholarship Recipients Announced

Following a huge response to the third year of applications, Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) international ambassadors Rose Byrne and Rebel Wilson are delighted to announce the winners of their respective scholarships for 2018. With an abundance of talented young women pitching incredibly exciting projects, Rose Byrne had a…