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

About YPT




Young Playwrights’ Theater teaches students to express themselves clearly and creatively through the art of playwriting.
YPT activates student learning and inspires students to understand the power of language and realize their potential as both individuals and artists. By publicly presenting and discussing student-written work, YPT promotes community dialogue and respect for young artists.

Click here to view our Guiding Principles and Beliefs. 

Young Playwrights’ Theater is successful because of the passionate dedication of a great many people.

YPT’s Staff handles the day to day operations. The accomplished members of the Advisory Council offer advice and insight. The Board ensures YPT’s success with their guidance and support. Our Funders, Partners and Circle of Friends make our work possible through their generous support and collaboration. Our Promising Playwrights, students of unparalleled courage and creativity, keep us inspired. Our Resident Acting Company dramatizes the work of our young writers.

Do you have a passion for Young Playwrights’ Theater? We’re happy to answer your questions.  We often have job opportunities and we always welcome donations. Feel free to contact us if you have any additional questions.

After 12 years, Young Playwrights’ Theater has a proud history in the classroom, on the stage and in the community.

Our videos, photo albums, news clippings and newsletter (the YPT Wire) tell the story of our success.  Check them out! You just might see a few faces you recognize.