DYT launches 5 year Strategic Plan

Date: Thursday 30/6/22

Today Deirdre Molloy, chairperson of Dublin Youth Theatre launched its 5 year Strategic Plan, ‘Becoming the person I am meant to be’ 2022-2026 which sets out the vision for Ireland’s oldest youth theatre to mark its 45th birthday. Founded in 1977 by educational psychologist Paddy O’Dwyer, DYT’s mission is to deliver quality creative experiences that Read More »

DYT is recruiting!

Date: Tuesday 14/6/22

Ever dreamed about working for Dublin Youth Theatre? We’re currently recruiting a Programme Coordinator to join our admin team. You can download the job specification via this link: 2022 DYT Admin Job Spec (PDF, 98KB) To apply, please send your CV and a cover letter outlining any relevant experience and detailing why you are the Read More »

Thank you to Phoebe Moore

Date: Tuesday 14/6/22

On behalf of the DYT board, staff and members we’d like to thank Phoebe, our Programme Coordinator for her excellent work and wish her congratulations on gaining a place on a fabulous Masters course, starting at the end of the summer. We will miss her greatly but are very excited for her move to London.

Dublin Youth Theatre seeks dynamic and ambitious connectors to join our Board!

Date: Friday 1/4/22

Dublin Youth Theatre provides a safe space for young people from a wide range of backgrounds, interests and identities, to develop artistically, socially and personally. We do this through ensemble theatre-making supported by top practitioners, activating opportunities to grow confidence in decision making, problem solving, and teamwork.  We support young people in Dublin to develop Read More »

Davey Kelleher appointed Artistic Director of Dublin Youth Theatre

Date: Monday 24/1/22

The board of Dublin Youth Theatre is delighted to announce the appointment of Davey Kelleher as Artistic Director. Kelleher joins DYT at the start of 2022, DYT’s 45th year in continuous operation. He succeeds outgoing Artistic Director David Kelly who led DYT for the past 8 years.  Davey is a talented director, having worked in Read More »

DYT is looking for our next Artistic Director!

Date: Tuesday 19/10/21

We are recruiting for our next Artistic Director to programme and implement our year-round programme of activities. If you are someone with a track-record in the arts or youth arts, who has a passion for youth development and seeing young people achieve and grow, please download the full job description: DYT AD Job Advert To Read More »

DYT returns to the circle!

Date: Saturday 9/10/21

We have returned to the wonderful reality of in person workshops and it feels SO good! Pictured are our 2nd years participating in Ruth Lehane’s workshop in ‘creating character’…

DYT Virtual Open Day Sept 2021

Date: Tuesday 24/8/21

The Dublin Youth Theatre Open Day 2021 will be held virtually through Zoom on September 18th. We will be dividing the day into 5 different sessions of one hour in duration. Click ‘Buy Ticket’ to register for the time slot that suits you best (don’t worry, it’s free!). Each slot will be kept small, ensuring Read More »

National Youth Theatre 2021

Date: Tuesday 3/8/21

Hi everyone! Just to share some news regarding the National Youth Theatre production 2021….details of Aftertaste written by Ciara Elizabeth Smyth can be viewed here Aftertaste – Abbey Theatre The piece will be streamed on the Abbey’s YouTube channel from the 8-15th of August (recommended for 16+ year olds) Abbey Theatre – YouTube Details on Read More »