Every few years, YTAS undertakes the Youth Theatre in Scotland Sector Review, which is a national survey that helps us identify how we’re developing as an overall youth theatre sector, and how we can develop further. It helps us to capture the big picture, and sharpens the focus of our work.
The survey is open to all groups who use drama or performance in their work with young people outside of formal education. Any extra-curricular drama group is eligible to complete it, whether they are YTAS members or not. It doesn’t matter if they are run by a theatre company, through a school, by volunteers or paid staff, as a charity or a for-profit organisation, in a village hall or on the grandest stage in the land, every week or as a summer school… the list goes on! We want to know about all of it, to help us to understand the richness of activity taking place across the nation.
If you want your youth theatre activity to be included in the big picture we’re capturing, please make sure you let us know about your group between Monday 17 April and Tuesday 30 May. It should take around fifteen minutes to complete, and we’ll publish the results online in the autumn.
To thank you for your time, we will also invite you to enter a prize draw to win £100 in cash (or as a voucher of your choice) if you want to.
We want as many people as possible to help us by completing the survey (one respondent per organisation though), spreading the word, or passing it on to anyone who uses drama and theatre in their work with young people. Help us to shout out, loud and proud, for the amazing work you do to make the lives of young people better through youth theatre and build strong, resilient youth arts organisations.