Over the next month, four Bay Area schools will debut eight original 10-minute plays written by students, and directed, acted, and hosted by professional artists! Admission is free, simply click the links to view the live-broadcast webinars for each school.
April 21, 2021 at 7:00pm
This presentation occurred March 19, 2021 at 7:00pm
Written by Hillsdale High School Students: Ryan Catanzarita, Enzo Ferreira, Nicole Masarova, Caitlin Montenegro, Maya Sanchez, Andi Taylor, Anna Vanderford, JT Waugh
Directed by: Tessa Corrie, Katherine Hamilton
Featuring: Matthew Keuter (Teaching Artist), and ensemble members Mia Bernardino, Douglas Giorgis*, Amy Lizardo*, Hilary Maiberger*, Janel Miley*, Nican Robinson, Moira Stone*, Jomar Tagatac*, Hansel Tan*
This presentation occurred on March 26, 2021 at 7:00pm
Written by Aragon High School Students: Quinn Craig, John Henderson, Claire Freeman, Rohan Kumar, Diana Martinez, Nicholas Schick, Ava Tolmasoff, Kamaile Zimmerman
Directed by: Kieran Beccia, Tessa Corrie
Featuring: Joanna Glum (Teaching Artist), and Katy Habib, Brian Herndon*, Steven Ho*, Brandon Leland*, Amy Lizardo*, Nican Robinson, Dana Soliman, Jomar Tagatac*, Rosanna Wyant
This presentation occurred on March 29, 2021 at 7:00pm
Written by Burlingame High School Students: Kate Christian, Aideen Delahunt, Jessica Fleming, Saanvi Jain, Julia Li, Megan Sullivan, Lila Sutherlin, Helen Zhan
Directed by: Emily Jackson, Francisco Rodriguez
* Member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.
Registration for the 2020-21 school year is now closed. However, if you are interested in bringing this project to your classroom in the future, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Write. Rehearse. Perform.
Give your students the opportunity to write their stories in their own voice, regardless of experience in theatre. While working with professional theatre artists, students further develop their writing skills. With ongoing revision and reflection, students strengthen these skills in providing and receiving critical feedback.
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During the second month:
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Since its inception in 1999, alumni of the Young Playwrights Project have: