Your FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS....Answered!

We will be updating this page regularly as new questions arise. Please have a look below and see if your query is answered. If not, please email us and we will respond asap. 

GENERAL:

Q: Why is ATYP moving?
A: We are getting a brand new home and while it's being built we have to move off the wharf. The building preparation is already underway on Piers 4/5 and 2/3. Full construction will commence in August and continue until 2020, when we will be moving to our new premises. You can find out more about this here.

Q: Where are the ATYP staff going?
A: The staff will be based at 52-58 William St, Wooloomooloo. See map in link. You are welcome to visit us at this location or as always, you can call or email us at any time.

Q: Will there be any events to celebrate the end of ATYP's years at Pier 4/5?
A: Yes! We have an alumni event coming up on June 1 - The Last Hurrah!  Ticket are now on sale. We have a limited capacity so book now

Q: Can you tell me about ATYP's new venue at Pier 2/3 and how I can support the theatre?
A: For more information on how you can support us, you can contact our Development Manager Andrew Deane. Just email development@atyp.com.au.   
 

WORKSHOPS:

Q: Where will regular ensemble classes be held?
A: For the remainder of first Semester 2018, ensemble workshops will be held in ATYP's Studio 1 theatre at the wharf. From the commencement of Semester 2 in late July most courses will be just up the road at Abraham Mott Hall. See map in link.

Q: Will there be less semester ensemble and holiday workshops available?
A: ATYP will still be running our full workshop program during semester time. We will be scaling back our holiday program by a couple of courses each season.  

Q: Will your workshop prices be changing because they aren't at the Wharf?
A: ATYP is committed to making our workshops accessible for everyone and prices shall remain the same. For information about workshop costs or scholarships please email hello@atyp.com.au

Q: How do we get to the Semester Ensemble classes? 
A: Abraham Mott Hall - There is metered street parking along Argyle Street for drop off and pick up. Closest train stations are Circular Quay (10 minute walk) and Wynyard (15 minute walk). Regular buses go to Argyle Street. Check the TransportNSW website for more information.

Q: Will the classes be moving location again, before you get into your new Theatre?
A: We will be doing our best to keep classes in the same locations for the next few years, but if this is not possible we will keep them as central as possible and will always make sure this information is shared and clear via our website and other sources of communication.
 

LEARNING:

Q: Can schools still book workshops?
A: Yes. We will be running schools workshops on-demand as normal at various locations around Sydney, or we can even come to your school for a session.

Q: Our school has booked tickets/a workshop. Who do we contact about the details of our excursion?
A: Contact ATYP's Learning Department: education@atyp.com.au or call us on (02) 9270 2400.

Q: I want to book tickets for my class to see one of your performances at SBW Stables Theatre (for example). Do I call your Box Office or theirs?
A: All schools bookings will still go through the ATYP website, and should you wish to speak to someone, don't hesitate to give us a call.

Q: How can I find a risk assessment for performances/workshops at different venues?
A: Contact the performance venue for their risk assessment information. 

Q: How do I find out about bus drop-offs/parking at different venues?
A:  Contact the performance venue for their parking advice and access information. 
 

WRITING:

Q: I have a play that I'd like to submit to ATYP for consideration, where do I mail it to?
A: While we love to read new, exciting works, ATYP prefers to receive electronic copies of plays so if you have something you would like us to look at, please email it to writing@atyp.com.au
 

PRODUCTIONS:

Q: What will happen to ATYP productions?
A: For the rest of 2018 our shows Impending Everyone, and Charlie Pilgrim will be presented at Griffin Theatre Company's iconic SBW Stable's Theatre in Darlinghurst. In addition, we are delighted to have our critically acclaimed production of A Town Named War Boy touring nationally from March - May, as well as our new work, The Climbing Tree, presented in Bathurst NSW and Riverside Theatres, Parramatta. 

Q: What's happening with the Cameo program during the transition?
A: ATYP looks forward to launching an all new CAMEO program that supports Australia's youth theatre companies and independent artists when we move into our new home in 2020. Until that time, we will be suspending the program.