Local youth arts links:
Derby Playhouse, youth theatre
Gives young people between the ages of nine and nineteen the chance to perform in professional productions
Donut Creative Arts Studios Recording studio, youth theatre, DJing, circus and film opportunities for young people in Chesterfield.
Film, animation, installation, design, publishing and project management for community groups, especially rural.
Kinder Childrens Choirs
Youth choirs based in the High Peak.
Pomegranate Youth Theatre
Youth theatre company based in Chesterfield.
Turn it Up
Rock and pop music opportunities for young people in Derbyshire.
Voices - City of Derby Girls Choir
Based at The VoiceBox, Derby.
National youth arts links:
The Arts Award is the first award scheme to recognise the development of young artists and young arts leaders. The Arts Award celebrates the creative progress made by young people and not just their artistic skill.
Artswork is an independent youth arts development agency committed to developing creative opportunities for young people aged 12-25.
English National Youth Arts Network (ENYAN)
ENYAN is a membership body designed to create connections throughout the diverse youth arts sector at national, regional and grass roots levels. ENYAN aims to raise the profile and support for youth arts within England, and by doing so create more opportunities for the creative and personal development of young people, especially young people at risk.
National Association of Youth Theatres
Supports the development of youth theatre activity through training, advocacy, participation programmes and information services.
The Prince's Trust
A youth charity that helps change young lives. The Prince's Trust gives practical and financial support and helps to develop key workplace skills such as confidence and motivation. The Trust works with 14 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law.
Funding, development and advocacy to provide high quality music opportunities for young people, especially those living in areas of social and economic need.