Centre Stage + 20 is the third national study of youth theatre undertaken by Youth Theatre Ireland.
The final report of Youth Theatre Ireland’s major research project Centre Stage +20 was published in November 2019. Rhona Dunnett, Youth Theatre Ireland’s Research and Development Officer, carried out extensive research to generate a detailed picture of youth theatre activity in Ireland to determine the key priorities for the future development of youth theatre.
Centre Stage + 20 is the third national study of youth theatre undertaken by Youth Theatre Ireland. It updates findings from Centre Stage (1998) and Centre Stage + 10 (2009).
The report examines youth theatre under the following headings:
Youth theatre structures, funding, and resources
Youth theatre practice and programming
Youth theatre members and leaders
Outcomes of participation in youth theatre
Below, you can download either the full report or individual chapters.