Finding ways to off-set the impact of international touring was a hot topic at recent TYA gatherings.
Youth theatre pros from across the U.S. gathered to share best practices and hopes at the end of June’s TCG National Conference in Miami.
The gathering, which featured YA novelist Jason Reynolds, focused on eliminating barriers—especially ones between kids and adults.
How Children’s Theatre and Actor’s Theatre joined to commission interlocking plays from Steven Dietz for their various audiences.
What happened when a beloved Michigan theatre for young audiences rebranded itself as a theatre for all.
A 500-year-old Mexican American tradition is going strong, honoring tradition while picking up topical inflections along the way.
Some of today’s best theatre is being made for young audiences. What it will it take for critics, audiences, and funders to recognize it?
The TYA presenter, noting a dearth of U.S.-made work, has taken the initiative to nurture new shows and set them on their way, sometimes to its own stage.
In touring shows for young audiences, how do you get beyond familiar titles? Building trust among adventurous allies is key.
For both practical and aesthetic reasons, theatres are banding together to create new works in rolling world premieres.