The festival will feature readings of 8 new works for young audiences.
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 honors, for excellence in theatre for young audiences, will go to Stan Foote, Rosemary Newcott, Chicago Children’s Theatre, and Courtney J. Boddie.
Young-audience theatremakers will convene at the Alliance Theatre for a conference and performances from around the world.
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.
The biannual event, which took place in the Bay Area May 3-6, focused on issues of diversity and education.
The organization supports more than 100 TYA companies and aims to make their work more relevant to the field at large.