Holidays, Chocolate and Commissions – Welcome to April at ATYP

Welcome to the month of the Easter Bunny! If you listen carefully you can hear the rustle of small hands being rubbed together in excitement. Children around the country are quivering in anticipation, that mysterious fluffy purveyor of chocolate treats is on his way. That bunny heralds the only day…

Marching into Autumn in style

Welcome to Autumn at ATYP. It’s a glorious time of year. In the excitement of starting a new season, we downed tools in the office last week and reorganised the place, thanks to some inspiration from designer Tobhiyah Stone Feller. It’s not easy making our temporary office in the middle…

💛❤ 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…

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…