A call has been made by children and young people in theatre for people to appreciate and take theatre as a potential career.

This came out at world theatre day for children and young people commemorations held in the capital.

As a way of celebrating the Theatre Day for Children and Young People, youth in theatre gathered in the capital and shared theatrical components that are vital in growing their artistry and appreciation of their form of art.

Chipawo Zimbabwe manager Chipo Basopo said it is important that children get into theatre at a tender age and get necessary drive to articulate themselves through theatre.

Running under the theme, “Take a Child to the Theatre”, Theatre Day for Children and Young People that is celebrated annually on the 20th of March and came as a call to recognise the dependence of children on the adults around them if they are to have critical exposure to the arts and theatre industry.