In order to keep you all updated with our members, we'll be making monthly posts, sharing any updates we've come across for the month! We'll be gathering updates via phone calls, emails, or just perusing websites and Facebooks!
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Art & Soul Innovations, Proud Theater (Wisconsin)
May 24th Proud Theater Madison - Step it Up, photos: HERE
June 1&3, performing with Perfect Harmony Men's Chorus
June 2, 3 Proud theater Wasau presents "Simply Human, too"
Briyana Clarel (Austin, TX)
Briyana wrote about #virgotendencies on their blog.
And featured Melissa Benbow on the Starfruit Project.
Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Starting a Youth/Elders podcast, info session on June 13th. PODCAST HERE
Buddies Youth Ensemble is performing Clamorous Concords on June 13th.
Center for Applied Theatre and Active Culture, QuTheatr (Akron, OH)
Attended Summit Stage Fest on June 2nd
Creative Action (Austin, TX)
Changing Lives parent featured on Creative Action's blog
Also held a Youth Arts Fest on May 14th, photos: HERE.
Company Q (Lexington, KY)
Presentdc "Golden Goal" on June 9th & 10th
there was a livestream of the 8pm production on June 9th!
The Door (New York, NY)
Executive Director, Julie Shapiro, testified at a hearing in front of the House of Representatives Ways and Means Subcommittee on Human Resources. The subject of the hearing was “Jobs and Opportunity: Employer Perspectives on the Jobs Gap”. She discussed The Door's program "This Way Ahead" which provides work experience for young folks.
Watch the hearing
Read the testimony
Dreams of Hope (Pittsburgh, PA)
Planning a summer writing intensive, July 16th - 20th
D'VERSE (Wilton Manors, FL)
They have recently built a group of 6 committed youth for weekly workshops at a local library!
Neutral Zone, Riot Youth (Ann Arbor, MI)
June 8th, NZ is held a double album release party for Rosewood & Present Company. Read more here
July 30th, 2018: Neutral Zone Golf Classic! Check it out
Out & Allied Youth Theater (Waterville, MA)
Held a workshop on May 26th at Sumner Memorial High school on creating change using theater: Check it out HERE. Some great photos from the development and curtain call of "Behind the Lens": HERE & HERE.
Out Front Theatre Company (Atlanta, GA)
Held auditions for young professional performer series' production of "Dog Sees God" on May 28th and 30th for performances July 12-15.
Pride Players (Omaha, NE)
Held a teen night for Pride!
Rainbow Pride Youth Alliance (San Bernadino, CA)
June 9th: Held a hike with civic training in indigenous methods of organizing
Spectrum Collaborative (Simi Valley, CA)
Currently seeking mentors for the program. Learn more
receiving endorsements and funding from HRC, Tie the Knot and the Community Resource Center.
The Theater Offensive (Boston, MA)
Holding auditions for Summer troupe on June 26th.
Check out the full list of PYTA members, HERE.