Blog Post: 11/21/14 The It Gets Better WorkshopTwo weeks ago, I attended the It Gets Better workshop at the Kimmel Center, as a representative of PYP. The It Gets Better project is a multimedia campaign that exists to... More
donnell on 11/22/2014 - 7:58am
It’s actually quite funny. I received an email two days before Christmas from Donnell at Philadelphia Young Playwrights congratulating me on being selected to participate in 2014 LEAP leadership conference in California. Of course I was... More
donnell on 08/12/2014 - 1:37pm
WHAT DO WE MAKE OF THIS?Re-Vision Week 1 Re-FlectionsBy David Bradley, Director, and the Re-Vision Ensemble“We are making…a beginning.” That’s how one of the teenage artists in PYP’s two-week Re-Vision lab put it when asked... More
donnell on 07/29/2014 - 1:25pm
Mindy Early, Director for Education and Program Services, shares her reflection and revision tips following the How I Learned to Write Festival….As I mentioned in my last post, I had the absolute pleasure and honor of directing... More
donnell on 06/27/2014 - 8:51am
Last weekend I went on a mini road trip to meet with my mentor, Marcus Gardley, and see two of his plays. My dad and I drove to Brooklyn on Friday and I had dinner with Marcus. We talked about my play and playwriting in general. He gave... More
donnell on 05/27/2014 - 3:19pm
Thanks to everyone who made the 2014 Young Voices Monologue Festival a success!  More
donnell on 04/11/2014 - 2:29pm
Young Playwrights’ Resident Teaching Artist Kate McGrath wears many hats: she is an educator, playwright, and dramaturg, whose work for—what’s that, you say?—what is a dramaturg? Good question. As part of the Young Voices process... More
donnell on 03/20/2014 - 8:39am
This past weekend, I had the privilege of visiting my mentor, Quiara Hudes, and seeing her magnificent play at 2nd Stage Theater, The Happiest Song Plays Last. The weather was perfect for walking around New York City. We started with a... More
donnell on 03/11/2014 - 9:49am
Saturday, March 1st was the culminating performance for our collaboration with Theatre Horizon serving young adults in the autism spectrum.  The classes helped students develop social skills, verbal expression, empathy for others... More
donnell on 03/04/2014 - 12:46pm
This is a writing workshop for adults with autism. Actors with Theatre Horizon and teachers with Philadelphia Young Playwrights are working together with seven students to write short, one-act plays.Click HERE to read the full ... More
donnell on 02/28/2014 - 10:09am