Emma Barr (she/her)

Sector Development Manager
Joined YTAS in 2022
Ages catered for: Emma has over 10 years’ experience working in the UK and Canada as a director and educator, specialising in making theatre for and with young people. With a background in applied theatre, she is particularly interested in how youth theatre can contribute to a young person’s sense of identity and creates a cultural community. Prior to working at YTAS she was the Associate Director at Prime Theatre in Swindon and has worked as a freelance artist for companies such as Pitlochry Festival Theatre, London Bubble, and the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama.