Kids’ theatre is a big tent, not a sideshow, but TYA/USA’s new leader craves more specificity and clarity about its mission and impact.
Shows for young audiences can sometimes be controversial for reasons that surprise even the most thoughtful theatremakers.
The biannual event, which took place in the Bay Area May 3-6, focused on issues of diversity and education.
Is your child the family scene-stealer? Theatres across the country have classes and activities for students to take part in during the summer months.
How do you raise money when your audiences aren’t earning their own income?
Theatre companies who help youth make work out of their own concerns are empowering them for life as well.
Many of TYA’s longtime aims—dramatizing thorny subjects, modeling diversity and tolerance—are more relevant than ever.
If you can look beyond ‘A Christmas Carol,’ these festive family shows prove there are plenty of ways to deck the halls.
These theatres prove that you don’t have to be a TYA-specific theatre to commission and produce shows for kids and teens.
Shows in Nashville, Kansas City, and New Haven are asking kids to form opinions and make decisions about important issues.