This summer, we received a very cheerful note from 2017 New Play Festival featured playwright Maya Schindler and her family recounting the amazing experience Maya had in Rockford,…… Read more “New Play Festival Playwright Maya Schindler’s Trip to Baseball For All National Girls Tournament!”
The amazing true story of Edwin and Reyna, two YPT alumni who met in our work and are now getting married!
In July 2016, YPT held our first-ever multidisciplinary arts camp: the Lincoln Heights Arts Camp! Led by YPT staff and local artists, campers explored the faces and places…… Read more “Reflections on the Lincoln Heights Arts Camp”
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”
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”
“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!”