We are Scotland’s development organisation for youth theatre

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Our events

From large national events to small gatherings and working groups, there’s always something happening at YTAS and across the youth arts sector.

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Find a youth theatre

Browse our network of member organisations from across Scotland and begin your journey into youth theatre

Find a practitioner

Explore our directory of accomplished youth theatre professionals and find the talent you need

Opportunities

Browse a wide selection of jobs, programmes, funding and more

Latest Projects

We run a range of projects to help introduce youth into the world of theatre, whether it’s through performance or as a practitioner. Discover our current projects below.

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National Theatre Connections Festival 2024

Latest news

Stay up to date with the latest news from YTAS and the youth theatre industry in Scotland

Ayr back in the National Festival of Youth Theatre spotlight 
Participants in Scotland’s National Festival of Youth Theatre will descend on Ayr on Friday to mark the start of another wonderful weekend of workshops and performances. 
Introducing our new Membership Support Coordinator
Grab a brew with Anthony, our new Membership Support Coordinator, and find out all about our plans to make YTAS membership even better value.

Join YTAS

Our members are located throughout Scotland and together they are responsible for the majority of youth theatre activity delivered across the country

Upcoming performances

Find out about the brilliant work by young artists or for young audiences taking place all across Scotland, including work by YTAS members and others that might be of interest.

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Resources

View our resources for youth theatre groups, theatres, practitioners and  professionals

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Get Hip
Get Hip explores the humorous relationship between a deaf and an autistic individual and how this connection has helped form an infectious friendship.
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Galaxies of Neurons Firing
Every Brain has produced a guide providing theatres and cultural organisations with advice on how they can better support neurodivergent creatives and celebrate neurodiversity. 

Our Partners

We work with a range of partner organisations from across Scotland to help develop the youth theatre sector.

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