Australian Theatre for Young People

Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) is a not-for-profit national youth theatre company located in Woolloomooloo, New South Wales, Australia. It was founded in 1964 by Eleanor Witcombe.[1]

Australian Theatre for Young People
ATYP
Address52-58 William Street
Woolloomooloo, New South Wales, Australia
Coordinates33°52′25.3″S 151°12′53.2″E
TypeNot-for-profit theatre
Genre(s)Youth theatre company
Opened1964
Website
atyp.com.au

History

The first committee was formed in 1964 and consisted of Alastair Duncan as chairman, Diana Sharpe as secretary,[2] Nigel Lovell as treasurer as well as Ellis Irving, Owen Weingott and Wendy Blacklock.[3]

ATYP's first production was the comedy She Stoops to Conquer - Goldsmith Examined by Oliver Goldsmith, adapted and directed by Owen Weingott.[4]

Location

Since 1997, ATYP was housed at The Wharf, Pier 4/5, but due to construction that started in July of 2018, ATYP has temporarily relocated its office to Woolloomooloo.

Their performance spaces are SBW Stable's Theatre, Riverside Theatres, Parramatta and The Joan, Penrith.[5]

Productions

ATYP productions have toured regionally, such as Sugarland,[6] nationally, such as A Town Named War Boy,[7] and internationally, such as Patrice Balbina's Chance Encounter with the End of the World.[8]

Alumni

References

  1. "Person - Eleanor Witcombe - New Theatre History Wiki". newtheatrehistory.org.au. Retrieved 2019-07-07.
  2. "The voice that took listeners on a magical journey". The Sydney Morning Herald. 2005-08-31. Retrieved 2019-07-07.
  3. "ATYP 50th anniversary (also available as video)". Radio National. 2013-02-13. Retrieved 2019-07-07.
  4. Drevikovsky, T.M. (24 July 1964). "She Stoops to Conquer". The Shore Weekly Record.
  5. "Boundaries: Between Theatre for Young People and Adults' Theatre", Theatre as a Medium for Children and Young People, Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 9–27, ISBN 1402044380, retrieved 2019-07-08
  6. "ATYP Production Support - Ongoing Donation". Canberra Times. Retrieved 2019-07-04.
  7. "What's Happening This November". State Library NSW. 2017-11-18. Retrieved 2019-07-04.
  8. Greenaway, Judith (2016-01-22). "Patrice Babina's Chance Encounter with the End of The World @ ATYP". Sydney Arts Guide. Retrieved 2019-07-04.
  9. Blake, Jason (2016-05-02). "Spring Awakening review: Mitchell Butel's take on sexually curious teens rocks". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  10. Spicer, David (2016-06-12). "Kids lead the way in Sydney climate change theatre production". ABC News. Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  11. Blake, Jason (2015-05-05). "A town named War Boy review: No escape from the ghosts of Gallipoli". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  12. Blake, Elissa (2015-07-14). "How the desecration of an Anzac memorial led to War Crimes". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  13. Blake, Jason (2015-11-08). "The Trolleys review: Young actors illuminate key themes of life". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  14. "Bite Me theatre review (ATYP, Sydney)". Daily Review: Film, stage and music reviews, interviews and more. 2014-02-12. Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  15. Blake, Reviewed by Jason (2014-06-15). "M.Rock review: Musical fairytale is warm, funny, but will you dance?". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  16. Shand, John (2014-09-04). "Sugarland review: The young and the restless". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  17. LONGWORTH, KEN (2012-05-13). "Theatre review: Grounded". Newcastle Herald. Retrieved 2019-07-08.
  18. Casamento, Jo (2014-03-01). "Hollywood opens its door for Indiana Evans". The Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 2019-07-19.
  19. "Rose Byrne-ing Down the House". NPR. August 31, 2018.
  20. ATYP TWENTY SEVENTEEN. https://issuu.com/atypinfo/docs/atyp_twenty_seventeen/45: issuu. 2017. pp. 42–43.
  21. "Abbie's excellent adventure". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  22. "Who is Maeve Dermody?". The Sun.
  23. Taylor, Andrew (January 19, 2015). "Youth Sector Funding: ATYP fears for the future". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  24. Dunn, Emily. "She planted the seed and grew to Shakespearean heights". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  25. "Hollywood role for Australian actor Beejan Land". IF Magazine.
  26. Paitandy, Priyadarshini (2013-11-20). "Being 'Everything at once'". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2019-07-19.
  27. Swain, Marianka. "BWW Interview: Ben Lewis Talks THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA". BroadwayWorld.com. Retrieved 2019-07-19.
  28. "The Picture Rebel Wilson Does Not Want You to See". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  29. "A Town Named War Boy review: No Escape from the Ghosts of Gallipoli". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  30. Marriner, Cosima (2018-03-22). ""'Australian drama is unparalleled': Why Phoebe Tonkin came home for her latest role"". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  31. Blake, Elissa (2013-09-14). "Girl wonder". The Sydney Morning Herald.
  32. "Dirty Deeds done in awe". The Age. 2002-07-31. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
  33. "Rebel Wilson Takes to the Stage in Sydney". The Sydney Herald.
  34. "ATYP 50th anniversary (also available as video)". Radio National. 2013-02-13. Retrieved 2019-07-15.
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