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We’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to.

Based on our super detective skills, curious conversations, and having our fingers in a whole network of pies, we’ve gathered lots of helpful resources together in one handy place. These are based on the most frequently asked questions, our own musings, some finely-honed skills, and requests from the sector. 

We’ve grouped some of our resources together by topic into a handy bunch of toolkits for your perusal. The toolkits contains articles, links, templates, and media to keep you up-to-date, informed and, most importantly, inspired! Think of the resources as individual books, and the toolkits as the shelf in the library that they all sit happily on together.

If you think we’ve missed something out, don’t sit there in silence – let us know! Tell us all about it by submitting a shiny new resource at the bottom of the page.


A young theatre performer makes glasses with her hands
Creative Pathways
This toolkit contains resources to help you take that first or next step in your creative career.
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Money Matters
A performer reading a piece of paper
Keeping You Right
A young theatre performer talking into a microphone
Getting Started
The Boy with the Glass Heart Emergence 2019 Sat 16 Nov 2019 Traverse Theatre © Andy Catlin 6676
COVID-19: Phased Renewal of YT Activities
A river in the woods in Scotland
Climate Awareness and Green Recovery
A young theatre performer stood in front of lights
Outdoor Performance

All resources

If you’d rather look at all of our resources individually, no problem! They love working together as part of a toolkit, but they’re perfectly happy to put on a solo performance too. We like to give everyone a fair shot in the spotlight, after all…

[Archived] COVID-19: Guiding Framework to Support the Delivery of Youth Work Services
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A Guide to Budgets
Writing on Laptop
Applying for Funding
Queer Fish – Reading Rep
Cash for Culture
Emergence Citizens Youth Theatre Sat 18 November 2017 Traverse Theatre Edinburgh photographer Andy Catlin 2287 copy
Child Protection Resource Pack
The Boy with the Glass Heart Emergence 2019 Sat 16 Nov 2019 Traverse Theatre © Andy Catlin 6692
COVID-19: Financial Support for Individuals
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COVID-19: Financial Support for Organisations
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COVID-19: Home Working
A young stage actress holding a skull mask
COVID-19: How the Youth Theatre Sector Has Responded
Swap Shop Series 2
COVID-19: Lockdown Ideas Swap Shop
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COVID-19: Other Resources
A young and happy theatre performer
COVID-19: Research into the Impact on Children and Young People

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