Small Size Days: 26-28 January 2018

During the last weekend of January (26-28th January 2018), the Small Size Network organises an annual celebration of performing arts for early years. Three days during which, in cities across Europe (from Helsinki to Madrid, from London to Salzburg, from Bucharest to Charleroi…) activities dedicated to children of this age group will be organised simultaneously,…

«Imagining the future» in Beijing 18-24 August 2018

It is time to save the dates for the Artistic Gathering 2018! The definite dates have now been confirmed: August 18th-24th, 2018. « Towards the unknown » is the theme into which ASSITEJ will engage as the common axis for the global gatherings it will organize in the three next years, in Beijing (China), Kristiansand (Norway), and Tokyo…

Call for papers – International TYA Critics & Researchers Forum

The 5th International Theatre for Children and Young People Researchers and Critics Forum will take place in Buenos Aires City, Argentina from 17th to 21st September 2018. This conference is organised by ATINA, in collaboration with the AINCRIT and ITYARN. Titles and abstracts must be sent before March 1st 2018 to investigadores@iberoamericateatral.com.ar with a maximum of 200 words. Once the abstract…

Call for projects – Variété Hablingbo in Sweden (Gotland)

The Swedish Variété Hablingbo on the island Gotland is organizing an open call for projects by young multidisciplinary artists. The participants should be willing to create an unprecedented project and will be offered a three-week residency and financial support of 15 000 €. Read the entire call here: EN / FR. The application deadline is before December 10th 2017…

Open call – Dance for the very young

For the 14th edition of the Festival Visioni in Bologna (Italy) Small Size and the Young Dance Network are organising a two-day event (February 23rd-24th 2018) discussing a dance focus on the work for the very young, in order to stimulate collaboration between the two networks. They are inviting 20 professionals to participate in this exchange. Find out how to…

Welcome to the National Gathering – 11th October

All members of ASSITEJ Belgium are invited to this year’s National Gathering, on Wednesday October 11th from 9.30 until 17.00 at hetpaleis (Theaterplein, 2000 Antwerpen) as a part of the Mind the World festival. The topic of this year’s gathering will be Mind the Refugee and will explore what it means to work with and for…

Call for Participants: ASSITEJ Pakistan Next Generation

ASSITEJ Pakistan is offering an opportunity to emerging artists, storytellers or theatre-makers aged 18-35 with an interest in TYA to attend the 2nd edition of Tamasha Festival in the first half of February 2018, taking place in the beautiful city of Lahore – the cultural art hub of Pakistan. The participants will get a chance to learn, work and…

Report – Rencontres de Huy

On August 21 & 22, ASSITEJ Belgium attended the important and rather secluded Walloon showcase Rencontres Théâtre Jeune Public de Huy, for the first time with such a large Flemish delegation. For over twenty years, the youth department of the Province of Liège has been organising this showcase for performative arts for a young audience in the French Community of…

Meet the new board!

ASSITEJ Belgium held the annual General Assembly on June 14th, where we discussed what the focus of ASSITEJ Belgium should be during the next years. The General Assembly also elected the following people to be part of the new board: Isabel Joly (Zonzo Compagnie), Stef De Paepe (DE MAAN), Marie-Odile Dupuis (Théâtre des 4 Mains), Gaëtane Reginster…