ASSITEJ International:

ASSITEJ is International Association of Theatre for Children and Young People. ASSITEJ unites theatres, organizations and individuals throughout the world who make theatre for children and young people. ASSITEJ is dedicated to the artistic, cultural and educational rights of children and young people across the globe and advocates on behalf of all children regardless of nationality, cultural identity, ethnicity, or religion. ASSITEJ brings people together so that they can share knowledge and practice within the field of theatre for children and young people in order to deepen understandings, develop practice, create new opportunities and strengthen the global sector. The members of ASSITEJ are National Centers, Professional Networks, and individuals from around 100 countries across the world.

Website: http://www.assitej-international.org/en/


ASSITEJ commits in principle and in practice to collaboration and cooperation b/w other international artistic associations on matters of mutual interest, where appropriate. ASSITEJ do this in order to advocate the theatre and the arts as a universal expression of human kind, as fundamental to human, social and cultural development and as a bridge builder for mutual understanding and tolerance as enshrined in the universal declaration of human rights.


ASSITEJ Pakistan:

ASSITEJ Pakistan – National Centre is a chapter of ASSITEJ International working under the rules and regulations of ASSITEJ International and completes the objectives and mission of the international governing body. ASSITEJ has more than 100 national centers around the globe. The National Centre of Pakistan is the official ASSITEJ chapter representing Pakistan.

Official Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/assitej.pakistan/

Official Members

The Little Art

The Little Art uses the arts, primarily media, to teach children and young adults to recognize and begin to understand the social issues pervading their immediate community; social issues that prohibit the development of their dreams, ideas and principles. Little Art is changing the way arts are done for kids!’.  The Little Art launched its theatre wing named Tamasha launching theatrical productions for children and young audiences.


Chota Mota Theatre

A prominent Theatre Company in Lahore for Children and the youth by Theatre experts Mobeen Ejaz and Sarah Zahid. Chota Mota Theatre is introducing a theatrical program de-signed especially for children in Pakistan basing predominantly on children’s theatrical journeys that they specialize in. Alongside children, the company also seeks to involve young and adult enthusiasts as well as amateur and professional actors, all of who are looking to strengthen their unexplored talents and acting skills through appropriate cours-es offered.


Maas Foundation

Maas Foundation is working in the theatre field from 2003 with a tag line of awareness through theatre. From 2014 onwards it started theatre for children and young audience. It is main stream organization based at Lahore working in theatre production, conducting the-atre workshops for TYA and its main focus is to working closely with schools.

Independent Theatre Pakistan

Founded in 2012 we are the youngest Pakistani Theatre Company. Not only do we provide a platform for theatrical arts, we also carry out an innovative, youth centered theatrical program and ingenious curriculum across the nation. We love our multilingual culture and its practices, its norms and their reflection in litera-ture.  Our productions focus on Paki-stani values with a spotlight on creating cross cultural dialogue through means of creative expression.


Summer Workshop

ASSITEJ Pakistan is a national centre of Assitej International which is association of theatre organizations working in field of theatre for Children & Young Audience. After successful first edition of  Tamasha Festival 2017 in April at Lahore, Assitej Pakistan is going to launch its annual Theatre workshop program.

If you are an individual who is interested to be a part of theatre then register for a six day long theatre workshop filled with rich learning experience with ASSITEJ Pakistan. The workshop will cater beginners and amateurs striving to get theatre knowledge from professionals. Workshop will not only increase your knowledge about theatre practices that may lead you to adopt it as a profession but will also help you to explore all the national and international opportunities in the field of theatre. Workshops will be conducted by experienced theatre practitioners from ASSITEJ Pakistan who will also be developing the course pack of basic theatre knowledge and techniques of confidence building. As a result of these six days you will be putting up a performance on stage showcasing your theatre skills.

Expert trainers from Tamasha – Theatre for Young AudienceThe Little Art,Independent Theatre Pakistan, Chota Mota Theatre and MAAS Foundation

  • You can find registration form on The Little Art Website


Tamasha Workshops – Activating Youth through Performing Arts


ASSITEJ Pakistan

Address : 81 F Block, Johar Town Lahore, Pakistan

Email : assitej.pakistan@gmail.com

Phone : +92 317 0010 834

Facebook : ASSITEJ Pakistan Official Page