In serving constellations of disability, this growing program within Chicago Children’s Theatre builds confidence, celebrates joy, and fills a gap in support networks.
As he enters his last season leading Minneapolis’s Children’s Theatre Company, he reflects on the unique inspiration and value in making work for young people.
The Educational Theatre Association’s annual statistics also show an uptick in theatre participation among young people, as in-person performances return.
The soul-healing and community-building qualities of children’s theatre, a key part of the Federal Theatre Project, should be central to any new deal for the arts.
Finding ways to off-set the impact of international touring was a hot topic at recent TYA gatherings.
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?
How queer youth theatre groups are shaping, and saving, the lives of new generations of artists and activists.
The organization supports more than 100 TYA companies and aims to make their work more relevant to the field at large.
This week’s guests are Childsplay’s David Saar and Seattle Children’s Theatre’s Linda Hartzell, TYA giants soon to retire. Plus, the editors recall their first theatre experiences.
Play’s the thing in creating theatre for toddlers, as this Omaha company learned in staging a gentle, rangy poetry anthology.