IYAF 2019

155 Events. 86 Companies. 17 Venues. 10 Days.


The IYAF 2019 programme was packed with thought-provoking, funny, beautiful shows that told classic stories, tackled big subjects and transported us to different worlds.

Theatre, children’s shows, music, dance, comedy – 2019 saw a brilliant breadth of work, all created by or for young people and featuring an incredible depth of young and emerging talent.


This year saw IYAF’s new Festival Director, Petra Tauscher, programme shows in the following categories so audiences could maximise their festival experience:

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