Youth Theatre Affiliation

In order to affiliate to Youth Theatre Ireland a youth theatre must:

  • Have aims and objectives
  • Have an artistic vision
  • Demonstrate a commitment to aiding and enhancing the personal and social development of young people
  • Have a Welfare / Child Protection Policy
  • Be not for profit
  • Exist outside of formal education
  • Have a non-competitive policy
  • Have an inclusive ethos that encourages the participation of all young people
  • Have recruited a group of committed young people and have plans to recruit more
  • Have youth theatre members aged 12 and over
  • Have a group of interested adults to run the youth theatre
  • Have suitable space(s) and public liability insurance cover
  • Intend to / have already started to run an annual programme including regular drama workshops

Our Research and Development Officer, Rhona Dunnett, is available to guide your youth theatre through the process of affiliating. Contact Rhona. 

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