As we all navigate home-time in a new way, PYP has put together some resources you can use in your school work, or during your play time to enhance playwriting and literacy skills.
Family Theatre Activity Series, for ages 8+
From warm up to performance, this series of activities will help your family get into character and get ready to stage a fun-filled reading of a Young Playwrights’ winning elementary play.
Middle & High School
Whether you need some inspiration to get started on your first play, or are looking to refine your writing, we have resources to help! Check out the links below for a series of activities with instructions, worksheets, and more.
Bonus: Each page includes plays you can read from one of our winning Student Playwrights.
Want to work on a shorter piece of writing? Check out our Monologue writing Guides!
Resources for All
A list of playwriting terms and definitions.
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