Philadelphia Young Playwrights taps the potential of youth and inspires learning through playwriting.
In executing our mission, Young Playwrights focuses on:
-improving students’ writing, thinking and interactive skills
-enhancing students’ sense of agency, responsibility and self-esteem
-reaching students of diverse backgrounds and abilities
-stimulating awareness of, & building new audiences for theatre with students, their families and communities.
Young Playwrights promotes literacy, creativity, problem solving, academic skills, motivation and self-empowerment for students with varying backgrounds and abilities in grades K-12. Students care about their stories, grow excited about the playwriting process & assume ownership of their writing. When students write about their lives, they are empowered to change them.
1709 Benjamin Franklin Parkway 2nd Floor Philadelphia, PA 19103