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2020-21 YPIP Schedule of Events

Monthly Script Advising
September 2020 - May 2021: Monthly script advising meetings with YPT Artistic Director Farah Lawal Harris. These 90-minute meetings involve extensive feedback on new writing, as well as support in script elements (i.e. plot, character development, dramatic structure, etc.); they may take place via video-conferencing or in-person if circumstances allow. Writing and reading assignments to be given at the end of each script advising meeting to be completed by the next session.

Public Readings

At stages of the process, YPT will present the work of YPIP playwrights through a series of staged readings. These readings are free to the public with a reserved online ticket. If circumstances don’t allow for these readings to take place in-person at YPT's studio (6925 Willow Street, NW, Suite LL-230, Washington, DC 20012), they will be hosted on a live, online platform.

Phase One

The House by Savannah Miller
February 1, 2021, at 7pm

Platform, TBA

Matayanda by Adanna Paul
February 2, 2021, at 7pm

Platform, TBA

Phase Two

The House by Savannah Miller
May 3, 2021, at 7pm

Platform, TBA

Matayanda by Adanna Paul
May 4, 2021, at 7pm

Platform, TBA