“What happens when a young person realizes the power of her voice? She becomes the hero of her own story.”
Why is that? We think it’s because creating superheroes allows young people to let their imaginations run wild, and gives them a vehicle to see themselves as someone who can change the world.
Take a look at some of the amazing superheroes YPT students created for their plays during our In-School Playwriting Program this year:
Each of these characters represents a dream for a young person: a dream of making a difference, of being special – of being great.
This holiday season, you can be a #YPThero, and show a young playwright how great they truly are.
How? Let us tell you!
Now through the end of 2015, we are seeking out those heroes who will stand up for the forces of arts education, to give of themselves so that young people can experience the joy of creation. Will you make that difference?? Just $10/month pays for one student to take the In-School Playwriting Program for an entire semester!
Join YPT for Hero Week!
Starting on Monday, November 16, YPT is holding our first-ever Hero Week, celebrating our young heroes and the people who paved the way for their greatness. Every day during Hero Week, we’ll honor heroes big and small with fun social media activities. Post photos of yourself as a superhero, share stories of everyday heroes in your life and much, much more!
Stay tuned for all the details on Hero Week, coming next week to this blog!