We're excited to announce the 2018 winners of the PYTA Awards!!!!!
Youth Leadership Award winner: Mikayla Reynolds
Out & Allied Youth Theatre: Waterville, ME
"Mikayla is a natural leader. She has a unique gift to naturally empower youth to be active participants and leaders in their own right throughout the organizations, programs, and activities in which they choose to engage." - Nominator
Director of the Year: Theo Meacham
Company Q: Lexington, KY
"Theo always says yes when a young person needs an artistic outlet. When a young person needs a safe space to create something hard, Theo creates that space." - Nominator
Outstanding Company: About Face Youth Theatre
About Face Theatre: Chicago, IL
"AFT has been a national leader in the field addressing the lack of educational and artistic programming for LGBTQIA young people by offering a safe space and learning environment for youth that creates community and uses theatre as a means of activism and empowerment." - Nominator
CONGRATULATIONS to Mikayla, Theo, and About Face Youth Theatre!!!!
We will celebrate the award winners at the 2019 PYTA Conference, July 25th-28th, in Pittsburgh, PA.
Remember to register for the conference so you don't miss it!