Professional networks bring together theatre companies, organisations or persons across cultural, linguistic, national and other divides, because of a shared interest or need related to the field of theatre for children and young people. In professional networks, membership is often specific to a particular area of specialisation in the field.

Professional networks may include, for example, networks of actors, directors, scenographers, playwrights, researchers or arts critics in theatre for children and young people. Networks may also grow up around a theme or idea, for example, dance theatre for young audience, theatre for the early years, inclusive theatre across all abilities, theatre in schools. ASSITEJ actively encourages the formation of artistic networks to support activities in the field of theatre for children and young people.

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Next Generation

ASSITEJ is committed to engaging young and emerging artists and professional theatremakers from all over the world interested in TYA.

The Next Generation Program is an exciting and pioneering ASSITEJ initiative specially designed to welcome new faces to ASSITEJ and support young artists in developing their practice and in fostering international relationships.

Through the Next Generation Program, ASSITEJ offers placements and residency programs designed to create new opportunities for learning and to enable international exchange and collaboration between younger artists.

Next Generation Residencies

This is a project designed to support artistic and cultural networking, exchange and collaboration between artists within festivals and other international settings through a special program for a group.

The first Next Generation group met in Adelaide, Australia, during the 16th.ASSITEJ Congress. Since then there have been Next Generation Residencies in Okinawa, Japan (2012) during the 1st. ASSITEJ International Meeting within Kijimuna Festa, Linz, Austria (2013) during the 2nd.ASSITEJ International Meeting within the Schäxpir Festival.  In 2014 a new group of 25 participants met in Warsaw, Poland, during the 18th. ASSITEJ Congress at the Korzak Festival. A group of 38 artists from ‘developing countries’ have been brought together for Augenblick-mal, the 2015 ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering.

Next Generation Placements

ASSITEJ supports Next Generation Placements to provide younger theatre artists, producers and administrators with individual opportunities for international mobility within the field of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) and in order to encourage contact and exchange between experienced and emerging artists.

Young people with an interest for and/or experience in TYA will have the opportunity to share experiences, learn and work with artists in other countries within the framework of different projects such as festivals, seminars, workshops, forums, productions, etc.

Any person related to TYA between 18 and 35 years old may apply for a placement through this program, and may apply to ASSITEJ for limited financial support.

More information :  Next Generation placements in 2014 / 2015

About the placements offers

The temporary placements may be offered by companies, centres, networks, festivals or associations and may include participation in festivals, seminars, forums, workshops, productions or any other project within the field of TYA. They will allow younger and emerging artists to have experience in acting, directing, production, playwriting, design, administration, or any TYA related tasks in an international context.

The length and other conditions of the placement may vary.  The placement may or may not include an offer for accommodation, financial support or meals. Each placement offer may be for one or more people. Each offer should be made with a detailed description of the activities involved and other conditions. A contact person should be mentioned in the offer.

The offer for placements should be endorsed by an ASSITEJ Member (National Center, Network or Individual Member)

This callout is for placements offered between June 2015 to December 2016

Placement offer lists will be available on the 13th of April 2015.

To make an offer:

-Offers are accepted throughout the whole year 

Fill out the Placements Offer Form here!

A list of all offers will be distributed via email to ASSITEJ members in order to assist those who do not check the website regularly.

The role of ASSITEJ in the Next Generation placements

ASSITEJ has the duty to promote the Next Generation Placements by looking for and encouraging new offers, distributing this information among members, publishing the offers on its website and being the contact between offer-makers and applicants when needed.

ASSITEJ will not take any decision about the selection of the applicants nor the condition of the placements. ASSITEJ will only mediate the applications.

Link : NG Facebook page

Write Local. Play Global

is a place populated by…YOU

It’s an online meeting place for people interested in work written for young audiences. Think of it as a virtual café where you can read about, make contact and catch up with people from around the world. You can find out about exciting new work, how writers approach their craft and about organizations that support and develop the work of writers.It’s a community that wants to hear from you when:

  • you see a great new play
  • you have a new work premiering or touring
  • you want to discuss an issue or ask a question about writing for young audiences
  • you or a colleague wins an award for writing (hey, everyone needs applause)
  • there’s an event happening anywhere in the world supporting writers for young audiences

you want to share information from your country or region about TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) playwrights, and organizations and events supporting and developing their work.

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See WLPG Website

Small size

Small size, the European Network for the diffusion of performing arts aimed at early childhood (0-6), provides a structure through which to meet, share expertise and exchange knowledge; to develop collaborative projects and disseminateinformation and research.
Through its networking, Small Size aims to promote an awareness of the significance of performing arts for early childhood with objectives that include increasing children’s creative potential along with the comparison of different European cultural traditions.
In addition, it aims to give value to projects and events that support the development of training and educational programmes for early years educators and artists, and for producers and artists creating productions for the early childhood audiences through widening opportunities for research and collaboration.

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More details on : http://www.smallsize.org/
Follow Small size on Facebook
Follow Small size on Twitter

ITYARN

International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network

ITYARN aims to further academic research on theatre for young audiences (TYA), facilitate exchange, and support the initiation of international cooperation and new research projects.

ITYARN is a collaboration between universities and ASSITEJ international to further research on theatre for young audiences (TYA) coordinated by University of Agder (Norway), the University of Hildesheim (Germany), Arizona State University (USA) and the College of Letters and Science (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA), The Korean National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea, and the University of Ankara, Turkey.

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More details on : http://www.ityarn.org/

IIAN

The International Inclusive Arts Network, is an online community for people who are interested in creating, learning or programming inclusive work for young audiences. We’re here to shine a light on this area of excellence and like a virtual late night bar we encourage people to share their thoughts, views and, most importantly, their work under the expansive umbrella of Inclusive Arts for young people.

The network is managed by a core group of artists and companies from around the world. The best way to get in touch is to drop us an email on:

hello@inclusiveartsnetwork.com

We are here to:

  • Inspire future artists
  • Reach larger audiences
  • Promote international connections
  • Be more ambitious
  • Provide a data base of companies across the globe working inclusively

The International Inclusive Arts Network wants to hear from you when:

  • You want to discuss an issue or ask a question about inclusive theatre for young audiences
  • You are producing a new inclusive work
  • You see an inspiring new inclusive theatre show premiering or touring
  • Artists winning awards or recognition for work in this area
  • There’s an event happening anywhere in the world with a focus on Inclusive Arts
  • You want to share information from your country or region about events supporting and developing Inclusive Arts
  • You have the time and energy to help the network grow

We will share information and the latest news opportunities for artists within TYA, and profile events, organizations and people.

So, if you value Inclusive Arts, please join us. You can participate through Facebook, submit blogs, or send information via email at hello@inclusiveartsnetwork.com

So drop by regularly and check out what’s happening – and let us know what’s happening in your part of the world.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Very best wishes, the IIAN team

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More details : http://inclusiveartsnetwork.com/

Professional networks bring together theatre companies, organisations or persons across cultural, linguistic, national and other divides, because of a shared interest or need related to the field of theatre for children and young people. In professional networks, membership is often specific to a particular area of specialisation in the field.

Professional networks may include, for example, networks of actors, directors, scenographers, playwrights, researchers or arts critics in theatre for children and young people. Networks may also grow up around a theme or idea, for example, dance theatre for young audience, theatre for the early years, inclusive theatre across all abilities, theatre in schools. ASSITEJ actively encourages the formation of artistic networks to support activities in the field of theatre for children and young people.

Discover the Artistic Network’s programme at Augenblick mal!

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Next generation programme session at Shäxpir Festival in Linz, 2013

ASSITEJ is committed to engaging young and emerging artists and professional theatremakers from all over the world interested in TYA.

The Next Generation Program is an exciting and pioneering ASSITEJ initiative specially designed to welcome new faces to ASSITEJ and support young artists in developing their practice and in fostering international relationships.

Through the Next Generation Program, ASSITEJ offers placements and residency programs designed to create new opportunities for learning and to enable international exchange and collaboration between younger artists.

Next Generation Residencies

This is a project designed to support artistic and cultural networking, exchange and collaboration between artists within festivals and other international settings through a special program for a group.

The first Next Generation group met in Adelaide, Australia, during the 16th.ASSITEJ Congress. Since then there have been Next Generation Residencies in Okinawa, Japan (2012) during the 1st. ASSITEJ International Meeting within Kijimuna Festa, Linz, Austria (2013) during the 2nd.ASSITEJ International Meeting within the Schäxpir Festival.  In 2014 a new group of 25 participants met in Warsaw, Poland, during the 18th. ASSITEJ Congress at the Korzak Festival. A group of 38 artists from ‘developing countries’ have been brought together for Augenblick-mal, the 2015 ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering.

Next Generation Placements

ASSITEJ supports Next Generation Placements to provide younger theatre artists, producers and administrators with individual opportunities for international mobility within the field of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) and in order to encourage contact and exchange between experienced and emerging artists.

Young people with an interest for and/or experience in TYA will have the opportunity to share experiences, learn and work with artists in other countries within the framework of different projects such as festivals, seminars, workshops, forums, productions, etc.

Any person related to TYA between 18 and 35 years old may apply for a placement through this program, and may apply to ASSITEJ for limited financial support.

More information :  Next Generation placements in 2014 / 2015

About the placements offers

The temporary placements may be offered by companies, centres, networks, festivals or associations and may include participation in festivals, seminars, forums, workshops, productions or any other project within the field of TYA. They will allow younger and emerging artists to have experience in acting, directing, production, playwriting, design, administration, or any TYA related tasks in an international context.

The length and other conditions of the placement may vary.  The placement may or may not include an offer for accommodation, financial support or meals. Each placement offer may be for one or more people. Each offer should be made with a detailed description of the activities involved and other conditions. A contact person should be mentioned in the offer.

The offer for placements should be endorsed by an ASSITEJ Member (National Center, Network or Individual Member)

This callout is for placements offered between June 2015 to December 2016

Placement offer lists will be available on the 13th of April 2015.

To make an offer:

-Offers are accepted throughout the whole year 

FILL OUT the Placements Offer Form HERE!

A list of all offers will be distributed via email to ASSITEJ members in order to assist those who do not check the website regularly.

The role of ASSITEJ in the Next Generation placements

ASSITEJ has the duty to promote the Next Generation Placements by looking for and encouraging new offers, distributing this information among members, publishing the offers on its website and being the contact between offer-makers and applicants when needed.

ASSITEJ will not take any decision about the selection of the applicants nor the condition of the placements. ASSITEJ will only mediate the applications.

Link : NG Facebook page

Write Local. Play Global

is a place populated by…YOU

It’s an online meeting place for people interested in work written for young audiences. Think of it as a virtual café where you can read about, make contact and catch up with people from around the world. You can find out about exciting new work, how writers approach their craft and about organizations that support and develop the work of writers.It’s a community that wants to hear from you when:

  • you see a great new play
  • you have a new work premiering or touring
  • you want to discuss an issue or ask a question about writing for young audiences
  • you or a colleague wins an award for writing (hey, everyone needs applause)
  • there’s an event happening anywhere in the world supporting writers for young audiences

you want to share information from your country or region about TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) playwrights, and organizations and events supporting and developing their work.

WLPG Logo

 

 

 

See WLPG Website

Small size

Small size, the European Network for the diffusion of performing arts aimed at early childhood (0-6), provides a structure through which to meet, share expertise and exchange knowledge; to develop collaborative projects and disseminateinformation and research.
Through its networking, Small Size aims to promote an awareness of the significance of performing arts for early childhood with objectives that include increasing children’s creative potential along with the comparison of different European cultural traditions.
In addition, it aims to give value to projects and events that support the development of training and educational programmes for early years educators and artists, and for producers and artists creating productions for the early childhood audiences through widening opportunities for research and collaboration.

logo_small_size

More details on : http://www.smallsize.org/
Follow Small size on Facebook
Follow Small size on Twitter

International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network

ITYARN aims to further academic research on theatre for young audiences (TYA), facilitate exchange, and support the initiation of international cooperation and new research projects.

ITYARN is a collaboration between universities and ASSITEJ international to further research on theatre for young audiences (TYA) coordinated by University of Agder (Norway), the University of Hildesheim (Germany), Arizona State University (USA) and the College of Letters and Science (University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA), The Korean National University of Arts, Seoul, Korea, and the University of Ankara, Turkey.

ityarn_logo

More details on : http://www.ityarn.org/

The International Inclusive Arts Network (IIAN) is an online community for people who are interested in creating, learning or programming inclusive work for young audiences. We’re here to shine a light on this area of excellence and like a virtual late night bar we encourage people to share their thoughts, views and, most importantly, their work under the expansive umbrella of Inclusive Arts for young people.

The network is managed by a core group of artists and companies from around the world. The best way to get in touch is to drop us an email on:

hello@inclusiveartsnetwork.com

We are here to:

  • Inspire future artists
  • Reach larger audiences
  • Promote international connections
  • Be more ambitious
  • Provide a data base of companies across the globe working inclusively

The International Inclusive Arts Network wants to hear from you when:

  • You want to discuss an issue or ask a question about inclusive theatre for young audiences
  • You are producing a new inclusive work
  • You see an inspiring new inclusive theatre show premiering or touring
  • Artists winning awards or recognition for work in this area
  • There’s an event happening anywhere in the world with a focus on Inclusive Arts
  • You want to share information from your country or region about events supporting and developing Inclusive Arts
  • You have the time and energy to help the network grow

We will share information and the latest news opportunities for artists within TYA, and profile events, organizations and people.

So, if you value Inclusive Arts, please join us. You can participate through Facebook, submit blogs, or send information via email at hello@inclusiveartsnetwork.com

So drop by regularly and check out what’s happening – and let us know what’s happening in your part of the world.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Very best wishes, the IIAN team

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More details : http://inclusiveartsnetwork.com/

NEXT GENERATION PLACEMENTS PROGRAM
ASSITEJ supports Next Generation Placements to provide younger theatre artists, producers and administrators with individual opportunities for international mobility within the field of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) and in order to encourage contact and exchange between experienced and emerging artists.
Young people with an interest for and/or experience in TYA will have the opportunity to share experiences, learn and work with artists in other countries within the framework of different projects such as festivals, seminars, workshops, forums, productions, etc.
Any person related to TYA between 18 and 35 years old may apply for a placement through this program, and may apply to ASSITEJ for limited financial support.
The ASSITEJ Next Generation Placements Program is a continuous program, with offers from all around the world. Offers are accepted throughout the whole year and each offer will have its own deadlines.
ASSITEJ has the duty to promote the Next Generation Placements by looking for and encouraging new offers, distributing this information among members, publishing the offers on its website and being the contact between offer-makers and applicants when needed. The ASSITEJ contact person in Diana Kržani? Tepavac from the Executive Committee: diana.dkt@gmail.com
For 2015, we can offer two grants. There will be three grant periods throughout the year (July 1st, October 1st, and January 1st), but applicants can apply for grants at any time.
If you are interested in taking part in the Next Generation Placements Program, there are various offers available at the moment:

Promotional and Musical Assistant Director.USA – Theatre of Will, Theatre Company.  View complete offer here

Technical Support.Argentina – Universidad Popular de Belgrano, 1st Iberoamerican Theatre, Tales and Puppets Encounter / 21st National Encounter. View complete offer here

Production and Promotion. Italy – La piccionala scs / Teatro Stabile di Innovazione. View complete offer here

Lecturer. Japan – Japan Union of theatrical companies for children and young people, JIENKYO. View complete offer here

Observers. Serbia – Puppet Theatre of Nis, The 46th Meeting of Professional Puppet Theatre of Serbia.View complete offer here

Observer and Social Media Support. Serbia – Bitef Polyphony Festival.View complete offer here

If you have any specific questions on a placement, the contact person in Diana Kržani? Tepavac from the Executive Committee: diana.dkt@gmail.com
NEXT GENERATION PLACEMENTS PROGRAM
ASSITEJ supports Next Generation Placements to provide younger theatre artists, producers and administrators with individual opportunities for international mobility within the field of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) and in order to encourage contact and exchange between experienced and emerging artists.
Young people with an interest for and/or experience in TYA will have the opportunity to share experiences, learn and work with artists in other countries within the framework of different projects such as festivals, seminars, workshops, forums, productions, etc.
Any person related to TYA between 18 and 35 years old may apply for a placement through this program, and may apply to ASSITEJ for limited financial support.
The ASSITEJ Next Generation Placements Program is a continuous program, with offers from all around the world. Offers are accepted throughout the whole year and each offer will have its own deadlines.
ASSITEJ has the duty to promote the Next Generation Placements by looking for and encouraging new offers, distributing this information among members, publishing the offers on its website and being the contact between offer-makers and applicants when needed. The ASSITEJ contact person in Diana Kržani? Tepavac from the Executive Committee: diana.dkt@gmail.com
For 2015, we can offer two grants. There will be three grant periods throughout the year (July 1st, October 1st, and January 1st), but applicants can apply for grants at any time.
If you are interested in taking part in the Next Generation Placements Program, there are various offers available at the moment:

Promotional and Musical Assistant Director.USA – Theatre of Will, Theatre Company.  View complete offer here

Technical Support.Argentina – Universidad Popular de Belgrano, 1st Iberoamerican Theatre, Tales and Puppets Encounter / 21st National Encounter. View complete offer here

Production and Promotion. Italy – La piccionala scs / Teatro Stabile di Innovazione. View complete offer here

Lecturer. Japan – Japan Union of theatrical companies for children and young people, JIENKYO. View complete offer here

Observers. Serbia – Puppet Theatre of Nis, The 46th Meeting of Professional Puppet Theatre of Serbia.View complete offer here

Observer and Social Media Support. Serbia – Bitef Polyphony Festival.View complete offer here

If you have any specific questions on a placement, the contact person in Diana Kržani? Tepavac from the Executive Committee: diana.dkt@gmail.com
NEXT GENERATION PLACEMENTS PROGRAM
ASSITEJ supports Next Generation Placements to provide younger theatre artists, producers and administrators with individual opportunities for international mobility within the field of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) and in order to encourage contact and exchange between experienced and emerging artists.
Young people with an interest for and/or experience in TYA will have the opportunity to share experiences, learn and work with artists in other countries within the framework of different projects such as festivals, seminars, workshops, forums, productions, etc.
Any person related to TYA between 18 and 35 years old may apply for a placement through this program, and may apply to ASSITEJ for limited financial support.
The ASSITEJ Next Generation Placements Program is a continuous program, with offers from all around the world. Offers are accepted throughout the whole year and each offer will have its own deadlines.
ASSITEJ has the duty to promote the Next Generation Placements by looking for and encouraging new offers, distributing this information among members, publishing the offers on its website and being the contact between offer-makers and applicants when needed. The ASSITEJ contact person in Diana Kržani? Tepavac from the Executive Committee: diana.dkt@gmail.com
For 2015, we can offer two grants. There will be three grant periods throughout the year (July 1st, October 1st, and January 1st), but applicants can apply for grants at any time.
If you are interested in taking part in the Next Generation Placements Program, there are various offers available at the moment:

Promotional and Musical Assistant Director.USA – Theatre of Will, Theatre Company.  View complete offer here

Technical Support.Argentina – Universidad Popular de Belgrano, 1st Iberoamerican Theatre, Tales and Puppets Encounter / 21st National Encounter. View complete offer here

Production and Promotion. Italy – La piccionala scs / Teatro Stabile di Innovazione. View complete offer here

Lecturer. Japan – Japan Union of theatrical companies for children and young people, JIENKYO. View complete offer here

Observers. Serbia – Puppet Theatre of Nis, The 46th Meeting of Professional Puppet Theatre of Serbia.View complete offer here

Observer and Social Media Support. Serbia – Bitef Polyphony Festival.View complete offer here

If you have any specific questions on a placement, the contact person in Diana Kržani? Tepavac from the Executive Committee: diana.dkt@gmail.com

The Next Generation Placements Program is a continuous program, with offers from all around the world. Offers are accepted throughout the whole year and each will have its own deadlines.

There are three grant periods throughout the year (July 1st, October 1st, January 1st), but applicants can apply for grants at any time.

If you are interested in taking part in the Next Generation Placements Program, there are various offers available at the moment:

Promotional and Musical Assistant Director. USA – Theatre of Will, Theatre Company.

Technical Support. Argentina – Universidad Popular de Belgrano, 1st Iberoamerican Theatre, Tales and Puppets Encounter / 21st National Encounter.

Production and Promotion. Italy – LA PICCIONAIA SCS/ TEATRO STABILE DI INNOVAZIONE.

Lecturer. Japan – Japan Union of theatrical companies for children and young people, JIENKYO.

Observers. Serbia – Puppet Theatre of Nis, The 46th Meeting of Professional Puppet Theatre of Serbia.

Drama Training. South Africa – Intambanane company.

If you have any specific questions on a placement, the contact person in Diana Kržani? Tepavac from the Executive Committee: diana.dkt@gmail.com
Un nuevo Festival Internacional para Niños y Jóvenes nace en la región, y este hecho que pudiera leerse como un hecho aislado, como una letra más de un abecedario incompleto, es en sí mismo el resultado del trabajo de intercambio y del encuentro entre los hacedores del Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) propiciado por ASSITEJ en su labor de promover el mismo.

El Teatro Independiente es un movimiento particular en la Argentina, cuyo epicentro se encuentra en la ciudad de Buenos Aires. Este movimiento nació en los años 40 y tiene la particularidad de que su principal trabajo es realizado sin el apoyo económico del estado, y ofrece una obra artística autónoma, planteando una propuesta teatral alejada del circuito del teatro comercial, y poblando las salas teatrales con una cantidad poco frecuente de poéticas diferentes .

El Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) surge del movimiento de teatro independiente como una especialización. Comienza como un creador, y después se convierte en un renovador del imaginario creativo del TNJ, gracias al trabajo de directores como Hugo Midón, Carlos de Urquiza, Héctor Presa, Manuel González Gil, Andrés Bazalo y muchos otros, que desde el de los 80 han estado proponiendo una manera diferente de entender el TNJ.

ATINA (Asociación de teatristas Independientes para Niños y Adolescentes) fue creado como una iniciativa de algunas personas dentro de este grupo, y luego la asociación se convirtió en miembro de ASSITEJ Internacional. Desde su fundación, el trabajo de ATINA ha sido la creación de redes. En primer lugar, entre los fundadores de TNJ y, a continuación, entre los nuevos emergentes. Posteriormente, en el ámbito regional, y por último en el ámbito internacional. Buscando el intercambio con otras regiones, con otras estéticas,  con otros sistemas de producción, dando y recibiendo el arte, para hacer crecer nuestro TNJ.

En este marco es que nace el I Festival Internacional dentro del XXI Encuentro de Teatro, Títeres y Cuentos, organizado por la UPeBe (Universidad Popular de Belgrano), auspiciado por ATINA. Este I Festival Internacional, se llevará a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina, a partir de julio del 18 a julio del 22, con la presencia de elencos de Italia, Chile, Uruguay y México.

Este nuevo festival tiene la impronta de la región y naciendo de lo  más  profundo del Teatro Independiente Argentino, y tiene la fuerza y el encanto de una semilla que brota.
Un nuevo Festival Internacional para Niños y Jóvenes nace en la región, y este hecho que pudiera leerse como un hecho aislado, como una letra más de un abecedario incompleto, es en sí mismo el resultado del trabajo de intercambio y del encuentro entre los hacedores del Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) propiciado por ASSITEJ en su labor de promover el mismo.

El Teatro Independiente es un movimiento particular en la Argentina, cuyo epicentro se encuentra en la ciudad de Buenos Aires. Este movimiento nació en los años 40 y tiene la particularidad de que su principal trabajo es realizado sin el apoyo económico del estado, y ofrece una obra artística autónoma, planteando una propuesta teatral alejada del circuito del teatro comercial, y poblando las salas teatrales con una cantidad poco frecuente de poéticas diferentes .

El Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) surge del movimiento de teatro independiente como una especialización. Comienza como un creador, y después se convierte en un renovador del imaginario creativo del TNJ, gracias al trabajo de directores como Hugo Midón, Carlos de Urquiza, Héctor Presa, Manuel González Gil, Andrés Bazalo y muchos otros, que desde el de los 80 han estado proponiendo una manera diferente de entender el TNJ.

ATINA (Asociación de teatristas Independientes para Niños y Adolescentes) fue creado como una iniciativa de algunas personas dentro de este grupo, y luego la asociación se convirtió en miembro de ASSITEJ Internacional. Desde su fundación, el trabajo de ATINA ha sido la creación de redes. En primer lugar, entre los fundadores de TNJ y, a continuación, entre los nuevos emergentes. Posteriormente, en el ámbito regional, y por último en el ámbito internacional. Buscando el intercambio con otras regiones, con otras estéticas,  con otros sistemas de producción, dando y recibiendo el arte, para hacer crecer nuestro TNJ.

En este marco es que nace el I Festival Internacional dentro del XXI Encuentro de Teatro, Títeres y Cuentos, organizado por la UPeBe (Universidad Popular de Belgrano), auspiciado por ATINA. Este I Festival Internacional, se llevará a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina, a partir de julio del 18 a julio del 22, con la presencia de elencos de Italia, Chile, Uruguay y México.

Este nuevo festival tiene la impronta de la región y naciendo de lo  más  profundo del Teatro Independiente Argentino, y tiene la fuerza y el encanto de una semilla que brota.
Un nuevo Festival Internacional para Niños y Jóvenes nace en la región, y este hecho que pudiera leerse como un hecho aislado, como una letra más de un abecedario incompleto, es en sí mismo el resultado del trabajo de intercambio y del encuentro entre los hacedores del Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) propiciado por ASSITEJ en su labor de promover el mismo.

El Teatro Independiente es un movimiento particular en la Argentina, cuyo epicentro se encuentra en la ciudad de Buenos Aires. Este movimiento nació en los años 40 y tiene la particularidad de que su principal trabajo es realizado sin el apoyo económico del estado, y ofrece una obra artística autónoma, planteando una propuesta teatral alejada del circuito del teatro comercial, y poblando las salas teatrales con una cantidad poco frecuente de poéticas diferentes .

El Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) surge del movimiento de teatro independiente como una especialización. Comienza como un creador, y después se convierte en un renovador del imaginario creativo del TNJ, gracias al trabajo de directores como Hugo Midón, Carlos de Urquiza, Héctor Presa, Manuel González Gil, Andrés Bazalo y muchos otros, que desde el de los 80 han estado proponiendo una manera diferente de entender el TNJ.

ATINA (Asociación de teatristas Independientes para Niños y Adolescentes) fue creado como una iniciativa de algunas personas dentro de este grupo, y luego la asociación se convirtió en miembro de ASSITEJ Internacional. Desde su fundación, el trabajo de ATINA ha sido la creación de redes. En primer lugar, entre los fundadores de TNJ y, a continuación, entre los nuevos emergentes. Posteriormente, en el ámbito regional, y por último en el ámbito internacional. Buscando el intercambio con otras regiones, con otras estéticas,  con otros sistemas de producción, dando y recibiendo el arte, para hacer crecer nuestro TNJ.

En este marco es que nace el I Festival Internacional dentro del XXI Encuentro de Teatro, Títeres y Cuentos, organizado por la UPeBe (Universidad Popular de Belgrano), auspiciado por ATINA. Este I Festival Internacional, se llevará a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina, a partir de julio del 18 a julio del 22, con la presencia de elencos de Italia, Chile, Uruguay y México.

Este nuevo festival tiene la impronta de la región y naciendo de lo  más  profundo del Teatro Independiente Argentino, y tiene la fuerza y el encanto de una semilla que brota.
Un nuevo Festival Internacional para Niños y Jóvenes nace en la región, y este hecho que pudiera leerse como un hecho aislado, como una letra más de un abecedario incompleto, es en sí mismo el resultado del trabajo de intercambio y del encuentro entre los hacedores del Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) propiciado por ASSITEJ en su labor de promover el mismo.

El Teatro Independiente es un movimiento particular en la Argentina, cuyo epicentro se encuentra en la ciudad de Buenos Aires. Este movimiento nació en los años 40 y tiene la particularidad de que su principal trabajo es realizado sin el apoyo económico del estado, y ofrece una obra artística autónoma, planteando una propuesta teatral alejada del circuito del teatro comercial, y poblando las salas teatrales con una cantidad poco frecuente de poéticas diferentes .

El Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) surge del movimiento de teatro independiente como una especialización. Comienza como un creador, y después se convierte en un renovador del imaginario creativo del TNJ, gracias al trabajo de directores como Hugo Midón, Carlos de Urquiza, Héctor Presa, Manuel González Gil, Andrés Bazalo y muchos otros, que desde el de los 80 han estado proponiendo una manera diferente de entender el TNJ.

ATINA (Asociación de teatristas Independientes para Niños y Adolescentes) fue creado como una iniciativa de algunas personas dentro de este grupo, y luego la asociación se convirtió en miembro de ASSITEJ Internacional. Desde su fundación, el trabajo de ATINA ha sido la creación de redes. En primer lugar, entre los fundadores de TNJ y, a continuación, entre los nuevos emergentes. Posteriormente, en el ámbito regional, y por último en el ámbito internacional. Buscando el intercambio con otras regiones, con otras estéticas,  con otros sistemas de producción, dando y recibiendo el arte, para hacer crecer nuestro TNJ.

En este marco es que nace el I Festival Internacional dentro del XXI Encuentro de Teatro, Títeres y Cuentos, organizado por la UPeBe (Universidad Popular de Belgrano), auspiciado por ATINA. Este I Festival Internacional, se llevará a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina, a partir de julio del 18 a julio del 22, con la presencia de elencos de Italia, Chile, Uruguay y México.

Este nuevo festival tiene la impronta de la región y naciendo de lo  más  profundo del Teatro Independiente Argentino, y tiene la fuerza y el encanto de una semilla que brota.
Un nuevo Festival Internacional para Niños y Jóvenes nace en la región, y este hecho que pudiera leerse como un hecho aislado, como una letra más de un abecedario incompleto, es en sí mismo el resultado del trabajo de intercambio y del encuentro entre los hacedores del Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) propiciado por ASSITEJ en su labor de promover el mismo.

El Teatro Independiente es un movimiento particular en la Argentina, cuyo epicentro se encuentra en la ciudad de Buenos Aires. Este movimiento nació en los años 40 y tiene la particularidad de que su principal trabajo es realizado sin el apoyo económico del estado, y ofrece una obra artística autónoma, planteando una propuesta teatral alejada del circuito del teatro comercial, y poblando las salas teatrales con una cantidad poco frecuente de poéticas diferentes .

El Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) surge del movimiento de teatro independiente como una especialización. Comienza como un creador, y después se convierte en un renovador del imaginario creativo del TNJ, gracias al trabajo de directores como Hugo Midón, Carlos de Urquiza, Héctor Presa, Manuel González Gil, Andrés Bazalo y muchos otros, que desde el de los 80 han estado proponiendo una manera diferente de entender el TNJ.

ATINA (Asociación de teatristas Independientes para Niños y Adolescentes) fue creado como una iniciativa de algunas personas dentro de este grupo, y luego la asociación se convirtió en miembro de ASSITEJ Internacional. Desde su fundación, el trabajo de ATINA ha sido la creación de redes. En primer lugar, entre los fundadores de TNJ y, a continuación, entre los nuevos emergentes. Posteriormente, en el ámbito regional, y por último en el ámbito internacional. Buscando el intercambio con otras regiones, con otras estéticas,  con otros sistemas de producción, dando y recibiendo el arte, para hacer crecer nuestro TNJ.

En este marco es que nace el I Festival Internacional dentro del XXI Encuentro de Teatro, Títeres y Cuentos, organizado por la UPeBe (Universidad Popular de Belgrano), auspiciado por ATINA. Este I Festival Internacional, se llevará a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina, a partir de julio del 18 a julio del 22, con la presencia de elencos de Italia, Chile, Uruguay y México.

Este nuevo festival tiene la impronta de la región y naciendo de lo  más  profundo del Teatro Independiente Argentino, y tiene la fuerza y el encanto de una semilla que brota.
Un nuevo Festival Internacional para Niños y Jóvenes nace en la región, y este hecho que pudiera leerse como un hecho aislado, como una letra más de un abecedario incompleto, es en sí mismo el resultado del trabajo de intercambio y del encuentro entre los hacedores del Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) propiciado por ASSITEJ en su labor de promover el mismo.

El Teatro Independiente es un movimiento particular en la Argentina, cuyo epicentro se encuentra en la ciudad de Buenos Aires. Este movimiento nació en los años 40 y tiene la particularidad de que su principal trabajo es realizado sin el apoyo económico del estado, y ofrece una obra artística autónoma, planteando una propuesta teatral alejada del circuito del teatro comercial, y poblando las salas teatrales con una cantidad poco frecuente de poéticas diferentes .

El Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) surge del movimiento de teatro independiente como una especialización. Comienza como un creador, y después se convierte en un renovador del imaginario creativo del TNJ, gracias al trabajo de directores como Hugo Midón, Carlos de Urquiza, Héctor Presa, Manuel González Gil, Andrés Bazalo y muchos otros, que desde el de los 80 han estado proponiendo una manera diferente de entender el TNJ.

ATINA (Asociación de teatristas Independientes para Niños y Adolescentes) fue creado como una iniciativa de algunas personas dentro de este grupo, y luego la asociación se convirtió en miembro de ASSITEJ Internacional. Desde su fundación, el trabajo de ATINA ha sido la creación de redes. En primer lugar, entre los fundadores de TNJ y, a continuación, entre los nuevos emergentes. Posteriormente, en el ámbito regional, y por último en el ámbito internacional. Buscando el intercambio con otras regiones, con otras estéticas,  con otros sistemas de producción, dando y recibiendo el arte, para hacer crecer nuestro TNJ.

En este marco es que nace el I Festival Internacional dentro del XXI Encuentro de Teatro, Títeres y Cuentos, organizado por la UPeBe (Universidad Popular de Belgrano), auspiciado por ATINA. Este I Festival Internacional, se llevará a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina, a partir de julio del 18 a julio del 22, con la presencia de elencos de Italia, Chile, Uruguay y México.

Este nuevo festival tiene la impronta de la región y naciendo de lo  más  profundo del Teatro Independiente Argentino, y tiene la fuerza y el encanto de una semilla que brota.
Un nuevo Festival Internacional para Niños y Jóvenes nace en la región, y este hecho que pudiera leerse como un hecho aislado, como una letra más de un abecedario incompleto, es en sí mismo el resultado del trabajo de intercambio y del encuentro entre los hacedores del Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) propiciado por ASSITEJ en su labor de promover el mismo.

El Teatro Independiente es un movimiento particular en la Argentina, cuyo epicentro se encuentra en la ciudad de Buenos Aires. Este movimiento nació en los años 40 y tiene la particularidad de que su principal trabajo es realizado sin el apoyo económico del estado, y ofrece una obra artística autónoma, planteando una propuesta teatral alejada del circuito del teatro comercial, y poblando las salas teatrales con una cantidad poco frecuente de poéticas diferentes .

El Teatro para Niños y Jóvenes (TNJ) surge del movimiento de teatro independiente como una especialización. Comienza como un creador, y después se convierte en un renovador del imaginario creativo del TNJ, gracias al trabajo de directores como Hugo Midón, Carlos de Urquiza, Héctor Presa, Manuel González Gil, Andrés Bazalo y muchos otros, que desde el de los 80 han estado proponiendo una manera diferente de entender el TNJ.

ATINA (Asociación de teatristas Independientes para Niños y Adolescentes) fue creado como una iniciativa de algunas personas dentro de este grupo, y luego la asociación se convirtió en miembro de ASSITEJ Internacional. Desde su fundación, el trabajo de ATINA ha sido la creación de redes. En primer lugar, entre los fundadores de TNJ y, a continuación, entre los nuevos emergentes. Posteriormente, en el ámbito regional, y por último en el ámbito internacional. Buscando el intercambio con otras regiones, con otras estéticas,  con otros sistemas de producción, dando y recibiendo el arte, para hacer crecer nuestro TNJ.

En este marco es que nace el I Festival Internacional dentro del XXI Encuentro de Teatro, Títeres y Cuentos, organizado por la UPeBe (Universidad Popular de Belgrano), auspiciado por ATINA. Este I Festival Internacional, se llevará a cabo en Buenos Aires, Argentina, a partir de julio del 18 a julio del 22, con la presencia de elencos de Italia, Chile, Uruguay y México.

Este nuevo festival tiene la impronta de la región y naciendo de lo  más  profundo del Teatro Independiente Argentino, y tiene la fuerza y el encanto de una semilla que brota.
A new International Festival for Young Audiences is born in the region. This fact, which could be read as an isolated incident, or like a lost letter in an incomplete alphabet, is itself the result of the exchange and the encounter between the makers of Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) led by ASSITEJ in its effort to promote it.

Independent Theatre is a particular movement in Argentina. Its epicenter is in the city of Buenos Aires. The movement was born in the ’40s and it has the particularity that its work is done without the government’s economic support, and it offers an autonomous artistic work, a theatrical proposal far from the commercial theatre circuit. This movement provides theatres with an infrequent quantity of different poetics.

TYA emerges from the Independent Theatre movement as a specialization. It starts as a creator, and becomes a renovator of the creative imagination of TYA, thanks to the work of directors such us Hugo Midón, Carlos de Urquiza, Héctor Presa, Manuel González Gil, Andrés Bazalo and many others, that since the ’80s have been proposing a different way of understanding TYA.

ATINA (Asociación de Teatristas Independientes para Niños y Adolescentes) was created as an initiative of people within this group, and then the association became a member of ASSITEJ. Since its foundation, ATINA’s work has been the creation of networks; first, amongst the founders of TYA, and between the emerging experiences; afterwards in a regional level; and last, but not least, in an international level. ATINA has always looked for the exchange with other regions, with other aesthetics, other systems of production, giving and receiving art, to make our TYA grow.

Within this framework, The XXI Encounter of Theatre, Puppets and Stories is born, organized by the UPeBe (Universidad Popular de Belgrano), and sponsored by ATINA. This 1st International Festival will take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from July 18th to 22nd, with the presence of casts from Italy, Chile, Uruguay and Mexico.

This new festival has the imprint of the region and was born from the depths of Argentinean independent theatre, and it has the strength and charm of a seed that sprouts.
A very warm hello from a very warm Delhi, which is at the moment attending various theatre workshops and programs for children as children are observing their summer vacations of schools.
During the same break a lot of amateur youngsters turn professional each year as the season provides them opportunities of conducting workshops or performing their plays with some of the professional TYA companies. And a lot of collaborations and coming-together initiatives also take place. This year immediately after the vacations end ASSITEJ India is going to provide them another opportunity of regional co-operation and international collaborations.

Come July and “The Little Festival” in Chennai, together with ASSITEJ India, the ASSITEJ Asia meeting will be organized. The biannual ASSITEJ Asia meeting has been happening for several years. ASSITEJ in itself has been the success story of collaborations, co-operations, networking and of coming together. The same idea has given birth to these regional networks which focus on the needs of regions more closely. In a continent like Asia, which is huge in size and which in itself has multiple regions such as Middle East, South Asia, East Asia, South East Asia, etc., there are innumerous numbers of styles, concepts, and projects. Opportunities are in the air. This year for the first time, the ASSITEJ Asia meeting has extended its circle to Australia as well, which is actually part of Oceania, is very much into Asia and this was felt in different aspects; geographically they are so close to us and the huge Asian population at the island/country/continent also brings them much closer to Asia than any other region.

So from the 4th of July to the 7th of July a group of TYA artists, administrators, and thinkers will be meeting at The Little Festival, to discuss the situation, needs, possibilities and opportunities in the continent known as ASIA. It’s an open invitation to counterparts from the rest of the world to come and join us. We may be talking within the boarder lines of Asia but it’s going to be about art which has no boundaries and no limits.

See you in Chennai, 4-7 July at The Little Festival during the ASSITEJ Asia meeting.