ASSITEJ has four awards that in different ways celebrate outstanding achievements and contributions to Theatre for Young Audiences locally, regionally and globally.
The four awards are given every three years at the ASSITEJ World Congress. The next ASSITEJ World Congress will take place in Havana, Cuba from 24 May – 1 June 2024.
The award nominations are made by the national centres and professional networks of ASSITEJ. Please contact your national centre or Professional Network if you have proposals for nominations.
The awards are:
ASSITEJ Applause for Lifetime Achievement Award is given for an outstanding body of work over time, and a profound and lasting contribution to theatre for young audiences as producer, artist, teachers, designer etc.
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Geesche Wartemann Emerging Scholars Award. This award is sponsored and adjudicated by ITYARN (International Theatre for Young Audiences Research Network).