Find us on Facebook

Here are some links to organizations, events and resources supporting and developing the work of TYA (Theatre for Young Audiences) playwrights. If you know of an organization or event not listed here, please go to inform us and send us the details.

Entries in Canada (5)


Le Carrousel (Canada) [Theatres that develop new work]

Convinced of the need for a true artistic encounter, Le Carrousel places at the core of its creative approach the question “What should we say to children?” and reflects deeply on artists’ self-censorship when dealing with young audiences.

Supported by creative research that breaks through limits and boundaries, artistic directors Suzanne Lebeau and Gervais Gaudreault have used their passion to form a repertoire of original works that are considered, in Quebec and abroad, to be milestones in the history of theatre for young audiences..

Click to read more ...


Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre (Canada)

Playwrights Atlantic Resource Centre was formed in April of 1991 to address the needs of Atlantic Canadian playwrights and playwriting. Its mandate is three-fold: to assist in the professional development of Atlantic Canadian plays and playwrights, to promote the work of Atlantic Canadian playwrights and Atlantic Canadian Theatres and to document Atlantic Region works of theatre

Click to read more ...


Playwright's Guild of Canada (Canada)

Playwrights Guild of Canada is a registered national arts service association mandated to advance the creative rights and interests of professional Canadian playwrights, promote Canadian plays nationally and internationally, and foster an active, evolving community of writers for the stage.

Click to read more ...


Theatre Motus (Canada) [theatres that develop new work]

Where does the word Motus come from? From the Latin to move.

Théâtre Motus, a motor of creation and emotions

10 years with young audiences, 10 seasons of creation, of exploring new worlds and of
nourishing cultural exchanges.

These 10 years are like a stepping stone: the same audacity at heart the same unknown before
us, but, this time, with a public who supports us, peers who encourage us and, most of all, our
experience to guide our desire.

10 years, a springboard into tomorrow!

Click to read more ...


Young People's Theatre (Canada) [Theatres that develop new work]

 Young People's Theatre (formerly Lorraine Kimsa Theatre for Young People) is the largest Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) company in Canada and a significant institution in the Canadian professional theatre community. Over our history we have produced many of the most important works that now form the canon of plays for young audiences in this country.  Learning is at the centre of everything

Click to read more ...