What is ASSITEJ?


ASSITEJ unites theatres, organisations and individuals throughout the world who make theatre* for children and young people.

ASSITEJ is dedicated to the artistic, cultural and educational rights of children and young people across the globe and advocates on behalf of all children regardless of nationality, cultural identity, ethnicity, or religion.

ASSITEJ brings people together so that they can share knowledge and practice within the field of theatre for children and young people in order to deepen understandings, develop practice, create new opportunities and strengthen the global sector, on behalf of all children everywhere.

The members of ASSITEJ are National centers, Professional Networks, and individuals

* The term theatre is used in it’s broadest sense to mean the performing arts for young audiences encompassing dance, puppetry and visual mediums, live art as well as text based theatre