National Symposium on Theatre and Young People

Wed 16 Oct 2019
9.30am – 6.00pm
Abbotsford Convent

Converge 2019 is a one-day Symposium looking at evidence-based research around the impact of theatre on young people. Presented by Theatre Network Australia in partnership with University of Melbourne and Abbotsford Convent.

Featuring keynote addresses, firecracker updates from the sector, breakout discussions, workshops, presentations and key findings from the ARC Linkage project, Creative Convergence.

We invite our national colleagues making work with, by and for young people to save the date.

Full program and registrations will open in August 2019.

To register your interest, email

Call for Research – Converge 2019

If you have a research project that focuses on the impact of theatre on young people, we want to hear from you! Email Bethany with a one paragraph summary and link to your research by Mon 15 Jul 2019.

If we think your research is a good fit, we will be in touch to discuss presentation opportunities as part of the Converge 2019 program.