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A New Beginning

Dear YPT family,

Hello! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Thembi Duncan and I am YPT’s new Creative Programs Director… 588 more words

Arts Education

Our 20Fest plays and playwrights!

You’ve met the nine other theater companies performing student-written plays at our upcoming 20th Anniversary Festival – now meet our wonderful student playwrights and find out about the plays themselves! 2,770 more words

Young Playwrights’ Theater to Honor Andy Shallal with the 2014 Giving Voice Award

Arts Education Nonprofit to Present Award at Gala Event Featuring a “Taste of DC”

WASHINGTON, DC – Anyone who steps foot inside Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company (641 D St NW, Washington, DC 20004) on the evening of Saturday, March 15 will find themselves awash in the sights, sounds and smells of DC. 452 more words


The Rogue Race

Teaching is hard every day. Even when my lesson plan is clear and my students are completely absorbed and engaged, teaching is really hard.

I feel the same way about running. 1,100 more words

14 Things We're Excited About in 2014

Happy New Year!

YPT recently counted down 14 things (of many) that we make us jazzed about 2014, and we’re excited to share them with you. 848 more words

Dedicated Donors: Wedding Series

We love when our donors are as creative as our students! Over the past year, some of our dedicated donors have given to YPT through their weddings. 1,226 more words

Playwriting Competitions

YPT classrooms are overflowing with talent, and many students are inspired to continue writing after our residency in the classroom ends. We love that playwriting has become an important platform for our students, and we want to pass along several playwriting competitions that focus on young artists and provide an opportunity for recognition, a chance to win money, school funding and much, much more! 265 more words