Young Playwrights' Theater inspires young
people to realize the power of their own voices.



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Summer Playwriting Program

The Summer Playwriting Program provides students with the tools necessary to create and perform their own plays, including lessons in playwriting, acting and design.

 

Community-Based

 

Young Playwrights’ Theater conducts the Summer Playwriting Program at partner schools, camps and community centers. 

 

Culmination

The end of each program culminates with a community sharing of student work for students, friends, and families.

 

 

To Apply

Recent partner sites for the Summer Playwriting Program include Long Branch Recreation Center, Kelly Miller Middle School and Community Bridges.

For more information on how to bring the Summer Playwriting Program to your school or center, contact Nicole Jost at 202-387-9173 or njost@yptdc.org.

Summer 2013 Photo Album

During the summer of 2010, YPT returned to Long Branch Community Center to teach playwriting to students aged five through twelve. Photos below are from a class of six- and seven-year-olds. 

Photos by Liza Harbison.

Click on the image to view details for any photo. You can also view all of our photo albums on our main photo page.  

Summer 2011 Photo Album

In the summer of 2011, YPT returned to the Horizons program at Maret School. In their final workshop, professional actors read the students’ plays for the class.

Photos by Liza Harbison.

Click on the image to view details for any photo. You can also view all of our photo albums on our main photo page.