And the PYTA Awards are BACK! Nominate your local PYTA Member!

Yep, you read that right. It's coming back: PRIDE YOUTH THEATER ALLIANCE AWARDS! And we want YOU to join in on the nomination process!

Know of a rad local program or organization defying the odds? Want to recognize an amazing young person committed to social justice? How about someone sharing their artistic talent with community members? The purpose of the PYTA Award is to recognize and celebrate those who have demonstrated a commitment to t in exceptional ways. The awards are presented in three categories to commend the variety of ways PYTA members enhance the field of Queer Youth Theater.

Award Categories

Outstanding New Company ($2,500)

This award highlights a new company or program that is five (5) years old or less. The intention is to raise awareness of the work and company by celebrating its growth, challenges and successes.

Director of the Year ($2,000)

This award acknowledges and honors the outstanding artistic talent of a leader (not necessarily with the title of Director) in the field of Queer Youth Theater. (There is no age specification or restriction for this category)

Youth Leadership Award ($1,000)

This award recognizes a young person (21 or younger) in the field of Queer Youth Theater for their outstanding commitment and contribution to art, justice and community. So that's where you come in! Take 10 minutes to nominate a few folks to celebrate and honor! Do you yourself have to be a PYTA member? Nope! Each winner will be awarded a monetary gift and will be celebrated at the PYTA Annual Conference July 26th - 29th in Boston, MA

Nominate your local PYTA member here! Nominations are due by: Tuesday, May 15th And pssst....members, you can nominate yourself! For more information, please contact PYTA Manager, Vic Quintanar:

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