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

TYA/USA is seeking Nominations for its Board of Directors!

Dear TYA/USA Membership,   As an active advocate and service organization for the world of professional theatre for young audiences and their families, TYA/USA strives to build a board of directors comprised of highly skilled administrators, artists, business people, and educators dedicated to advancing the world of professional TYA theatre. To that end, the Nominating... Read More

Welcome New Member Organizations

We’d like to take a moment to WELCOME three theatre organizations who recently joined our membership. BAM Education         The Education wing of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) joined TYA/USA in January. BAM Education ignites imagination and ideas, helping you connect education and creativity in your classroom and curriculum. Every world-class... Read More

New Book by Teresa A. Fisher

Teresa A. Fisher, TYA/USA member and Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at Bronx Community College, CUNY, has released a new book: Post-Show Discussions in New Play Development  (Palgrave Pivot, January 2014). Many theatres and theatre companies host post-show discussions, or talkbacks, as part of their season. Often these are done... Read More

Aprilfestival 2014 – Denmark

Teatercentrum is happy to announce the 44th edition of APRILFESTIVAL March 30 – April 6 in Holstebro, Denmark They are still working on the program, but visit www.info.aprilfestival.dk to find a list of all the participating Danish companies and a short description of their plays. In addition to the very many Danish shows, there will... Read More


Welcome to the NEW Web home of Theatre for Young Audiences/USA! Our transition to this new site just about complete with only a few tweaks and tidying up to do (so please pardon our dust). We did experience a disruption in our email service over the weekend, but all has been resolved. Our apologies for... Read More