Something to SMYAL About

Back in October, YPT initiated a partnership with another organization that serves our city’s youth: Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL). Partnering with SMYAL has been a dream of mine for a couple years now. As a queer woman, I can’t help wondering about LGBT youth within the walls of every school I step into.… Continue reading Something to SMYAL About

whYPT?: It’s the Spark

It’s the spark, the moment of recognition. That moment where "I can’t" turns into something different—a "why not?" moment. It’s that moment when characters leap off of the page and start living their own lives and surprising the young playwright along the way. The moment when young writers discover their voices. That’s why I teach… Continue reading whYPT?: It’s the Spark