For Drama, Theatre & Young People

A number of umbrella organisations and national associations, representative of the diversity of work within the sector, have become signatories:

    • Action for Children’s’ Arts (ACA)
    • Equity
    • National Association of Teachers of Drama (NATD)
    • National Association of Youth Theatres (NAYT)
    • National Council for Drama Training williams brothers pharmacy (NCDT)
    • National Drama (ND)
    • National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA)
  • National Skills Academy for Creative & Cultural Skills (NSA-CCSkills)
  • Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC)
  • Theatre Education Forum (TEF)
  • Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) England

How will they be using it? In endorsing the manifesto, the signatory umbrella organisations and national associations demonstrate to funders, policy- and decision-makers, participants, parents and broader stakeholders that their organisation is part of a strategic and national, cross sector movement.

Find out more about how you can get involved, visit endorse the manifesto.

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