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

Charles Franklin, IV, Assistant Director


Charles is delighted to be working with YPT for the first time. As an actor, he has recently been seen in Day of Absence and Blood at the Root (Theater Alliance). He has also recently directed Dutchman (Bowie State University). Charles is an alumnus of Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Bowie State University where he studied acting and directing.

About Silence is Violence, Charles says:

"Seeing something, hearing something, feeling something and not bringing it to the attention of others is an experience of healing, learning and humanity missed."