Monthly Member Updates | June 2018

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!

If you'd like to submit an update for our monthly post

(and potentially other social medias), submit here!

PYTA Social Media

Instagram: @PYTAlliance




JUNE 2018

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

More info

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