Providing advocacy & resources for the field of theatre for young audiences.

TYA/USA offers a robust and comprehensive source of national TYA news through TYA Today Magazine, in print and online.

Get to know our flagship publication TYA Today Magazine (including the current issue, back issues archives, and advertising information); link to TYA Today Online for articles on a range of topics including Design & Storytelling, Creating Nontraditional TYA, and Inclusive Arts; and get information on our published book titles.

TYA Today Magazine

TYA Today is a nationally and internationally respected magazine for the field of theatre for young people. Published semi-annually, TYA Today offers insightful articles about current issues affecting theatre professionals; editorials; and book reviews.

Committed to expanding and strengthening the field of theatre for youth, TYA Today strives to highlight the diversity of the work and the communities served on a national and international scope.

TYA Today is distributed to members, organizations, theatres, and libraries across the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and The District of Columbia. A subscription is available through membership to TYA/USA.

View the TYA Today archive where you can link to each issue’s table of contents.


TYA Today Online

TYA Today Online offers timely and relevant content that speaks to the issues currently facing the field theatre for young audiences. Largely written by contributing members and curated by our editorial staff, the online magazine opens conversations up to an even broader audience of members and readers with the hope of expanding the national dialogue on our work on and off the stage.



TYA/USA Bookstore

TYA/USA continues its book publishing imprint TYA Press with the release of Young Playwrights for Change: a ‘What is Family?’ Play Anthology featuring the seventeen regional winners in the second year of Young Playwrights for Change, a collaborative program with AATE. We have our sights on future publications. Watch this space for more!

You can also shop our Amazon store for books reviewed in TYA Today as well as titles by and about TYA/USA members and other related publications.


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Photo: Geronimo Stilton: Mouse in Space at Oregon Children’s Theatre. Photo by Owen Carey