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Theatre for Youth and Community Collection

This guide is to engage researchers and community members with the history of theatre for young audiences and drama in education.

Archival Collections and Resources

ASSITEJ International ArchivesThe multifaceted activities of the association are made comprehensible and accessible in the archives of the International ASSITEJ. Numerous documents provide insights of the history and development of the International ASSITEJ and, with it, of the performing arts for young audiences worldwide. The archives consist of files of the General Secretariat, submissions of the National Centers and their respective theatres, and include various media: correspondence, reports, printed materials, theatre programs, photographs and audiovisual material from the early days of the association to the present day can be discovered here. In its entirety, the archives provide an insight into the cross-border politics of the association, socio-political developments and the work of the performing arts for young audiences around the world. The various materials document the important funding activities and educational work of the ASSITEJ and form its cultural memory.

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