The Youth Theatre Support Schemes were developed to respond to some of the needs of youth theatres where alternative funding options could not be identified.
The Youth Theatre Support Scheme is open to all affiliated youth theatres that are in good standing and have renewed their 2022 membership. Organisational and Individual members are not eligible to apply.
Go See YT
A scheme to support youth theatres with ticket and travel costs to attend another youth theatre show or a professional theatre production.
New for 2022: This scheme will cover the entire cost of youth theatres attending another affiliated youth theatre performance, whether online or in-person.
Guidelines and application form for GoSeeYT 2022 are below. The deadline for receipt of applications for 2022 is Friday 4th November 2022.
Theatre Skills Training Application 2022Perform YT supports member youth theatres to perform plays from Playshare by contributing to the cost of the performance rights to the playwrights., and aims to continue to support youth theatres to rehearse and perform interesting, well-written and diverse youth drama plays. Members can apply for funding for a production between 1st October 2022 and 31st March 2023. Guidelines and applications for Perform YT 2022 are below. The deadline for receipt of applications for the above dates is Friday 4th November.
Theatre Skills Training
Are there specific theatre skills your youth theatre members could benefit from that you as a facilitator don’t have the skills to deliver? Just identify the skill and facilitator to deliver the training and Youth Theatre Ireland will support up to four sessions for your youth theatre. Guidelines and application forms for Theatre Skills Training 2022 are below. Please note the increase in funds available to €600 per application. The deadline for receipt of applications for 2022 is Friday 4th November 2022.
Drama Facilitation Support
Do you need someone to relieve a facilitator over a few weeks? Youth Theatre Ireland will support up to four sessions of relief drama facilitation in your youth theatre. Applications accepted on an on-going basis until the fund is exhausted. Guidelines and application forms for Drama Facilitation Support are below. Please note the increase in funds available to €600 per application. The deadline for receipt of applications for 2022 is Friday 4th November 2022.
Youth Theatre Partnership
Have you met another youth theatre leader or group and felt that you would like to bring your youth theatres together? Youth Theatre Ireland will contribute up to €650 towards the cost of groups coming together for workshops or other collaborations/events. This proposed partnership can take place between 1st October 2022 and 31st March 2023 Guidelines and application form for Youth Theatre Partnerships 2022 are below. The deadline for receipt of applications for 2022 is Friday 4th November 2022.
Youth Board Grant
- Are you a youth theatre in search of funding to make your workshops more diverse?
- Do you wish you could introduce new types of workshops to your workspace?
- Have you wondered how you could achieve these goals?
If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then you are in luck!!
Applications for the Youth Board Grant Scheme are now open until the 18th of November. This scheme is open to all member youth theatres.
Successful youth theatres will receive a fee of €300. Its use is specifically to bring in facilitators from other parts of the country for your local youth theatre.
It can bring new skills to your members which can help expand their possibilities.
Please email completed application forms to Youthboard@youththeatre.ie by 5pm November 18th.