Work With Us

A Younger Theatre is always looking for writers to contribute to our growing website. All members of the AYT team write on a voluntary basis. AYT is London-centric, but we’re actively looking for writers beyond London to expand our coverage.


Edinburgh Young Critics Scheme: August 2015

A Younger Theatre is looking for reviewers for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Edinburgh International Festival as part of our Edinburgh Young Critics Scheme. This is the fourth year we have run the scheme which offers budding reviewers the opportunity to review at the largest arts festivals in the world.

We’re looking for six writers between the ages of 18-30 who have a commitment to writing about theatre in the future either as a critic or an arts journalist.

Chosen writers will receive:
– FREE accommodation in the AYT flat for a week.
– A contribution towards travel (train or bus).
– Mentoring by professional critics.
– Press accreditation for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and Edinburgh International Festival.
– Passes to C venues including access to the AYT office

Apply online here.
Deadline Monday 6th July at 10am.


Young Journalists

Our Young Journalists scheme is designed to give young people with an active interest in arts journalism the chance to develop their interests and be published by A Younger Theatre. Working closely with the Features Editor, you will research, conduct interviews and write featured material for the AYT website.

To apply please download an application from here and email to features[at]



AYT seeks both long-term bloggers and writers for one-off opinion pieces. Working with the Commissioning Editor, writers are encouraged to develop a theme through their blogs, acting as opinion pieces and commentary on theatre and the arts. Blogs are designed to encourage discussion for readers.

To apply, please download the application form here and once completed email to blogs[at]



AYT actively seeks young writers to develop their critical skills through attending press nights for shows. The majority of these shows are within London however we are actively looking for reviewers across the UK, especially in the North West.

To be considered, please download the application form here and once completed email to reviews[at]

If you are situated in the North West, especially in Manchester, please contact northwest[at]