YPAA / ASSITEJ News March 2017

Australia’s Representative to Nominate for the ASSITEJ Executive Committee – Sue Giles

Following a call out and EOI process, Sue Giles has been chosen as Australia’s representative to nominate for the ASSITEJ Executive Committee for 2017-2020. Sue has been in the role since 2014, so this further term will consolidate and build on her work with the Executive Committee. The Executive Committee will be voted in at the ASSITEJ Congress in South Africa in May. The Australia Council for the Arts is supporting a small delegation of Australians to attend the Congress. Read about the congress.

World Day of Theatre For Children! – 20 March 2017

Celebrations will happen around the world on 20 March. Make some noise on your social media on to draw attention to theatre for young audiences. Use the hashtag #takeachildtothetheatre

Awards

Monkey Baa won a 2016 Sydney Theatre Award for Best Production for Children for The Peasant Prince.