Monthly Member Updates | December 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!

 

 

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DECEMBER 2018

 

 

About Face Youth Theatre (Chicago, IL)

Held open workshop on queer and trans resistance to policing with Benji Hart. Photo here

 

Art & Soul Innovation, Proud Theater (Wisconsin)

Proud Theater - Sun Prairie held an open house on December 10th!

Thank you to Proud Theater for renewing membership!

 

Briyana Clarel (Austin, TX)

Facilitating a writing workshop QTPOC for The Starfruit Project on January 7th, information here

 

The Starfruit Project's original show firsts has been postponed until 2019, stay turned for updates!

 

Buddies in Bad Times (Toronto, Canada)

The last recording session for the Youth/Elders Podcast is December 15th, details here

 

Creative Action, Changing Lives Youth Theatre Ensemble (Austin, TX)

Held a staged reading of their new play #NoFilter on November 15th. See photos here

 

The Door (New York, NY)

Check out this recap of the Door's gala on November 7th. 

 

Finn Lefevre (Amherst, MA)

Queer and Now: Sync or Swim went up December 6th - 8th!

 

LOUD: New Orleans Queer Youth Theater (New Orleans, LA)

Held auditions on December 8th!

 

Neutral Zone, Riot Youth (Ann Arbor, MI)

Neutral Zone's Youth Task Force met with County Commission to discuss how youth can get involved in local government and community leadership - there are plans to propose a youth council to the county commission. See a photo of the meeting here.

Thank you to Neutral Zone for renewing membership!

 

Pride Players, Omaha Theater Company/Rose Theater (Omaha, NE)

Thank you to the Pride Players for renewing membership!

 

QuTheatr, Center for Applied Theatre and Active Culture (Akron, OH)

Youth hosted story circles as part of a community dinner with Margie's Hope

 

Rainbow Pride Youth Alliance (San Bernardino, CA)

Honored the life of local advocate, Daniel Perez, for World AIDS Day. 

 

Shirley Li (Somerville, MA)

Celebrated TDoR with Harvard Queer Ed. 

 

Sisi Reid (Columbia, MD)

Performed at For the Love of Our Men: Cuffing Season Edition.

Became the new Program Manager for Care Actor

 

SPECTRUM, Richmond Triangle Players & TheatreLAB (Richmond, VA)

Thank you to SPECTRUM for renewing membership!

 

theatriQ, Dreams of Hope (Pittsburgh, PA)

Check out some photos of theatriQ in action here

 

True Colors, The Theater Offensive (Boston, MA)

Holding a community performance of their new work Explode? A Dream of Something Unbroken on December 18th. Details here

Check out pictures from their benefit, Beyond the Stage, honoring Mike Dively (Mukti Fund) and Kaamila Mohamed here.)

Thank you to The Theater Offensive for renewing membership!

 

Check out the full list of PYTA members, HERE.

 

 

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