This year, three YPT superstars – Sam Burris, Nana Gongadze and Anna Vargas – graduated from high school. All three have been in our work since middle…… Read more “Parting Words from YPT Students”
Note: Every month, YPT features one standout young playwright in a piece called Promising Playwrights. We usually post those pieces on our website; however, our web hosts…… Read more “Dachauna Johnson – Promising Playwright, June 2016”
YPT’s 2016 New Play Festival featured fifteen hilarious, touching, charming and empowering plays written by young playwrights from across the DC area. From stories of time travel and magical…… Read more “The 2016 New Play Festival – Playwright Speeches”
“I’m not just writing for myself, I’m writing for everybody.” – Dominique Butler The young playwrights that YPT serves are all immensely gifted: smart and creative; funny…… Read more “Who’s Next? Dominique Butler and YPT’s Young Artist Fellowship”
At the end of every year, we here at YPT like to count down the top ten most memorable moments of the year that was. This year,…… Read more “Top Ten Hero Moments of 2015”
“What happens when a young person realizes the power of her voice? She becomes the hero of her own story.” YPT’s young playwrights love to write about…… Read more “Be a #YPThero during YPT’s Hero Week!”
YPT’s exclusive interview with Nora Foster and Kaitlyn Murphy, YPT alumni and two of the eight female playwrights featured in GIRLS WRITE OUT! on October 19! Get to know these two artists and see their work realized onstage at Sidney Haman Hall. Free and open to the public!