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Our focus is Expanding on the elements that make up self-empowerment theatre

We practice confidence by serving as leaders for younger actors, creativity by building unique and realistic characters, and discipline by building proficiency in a variety of theatre styles and techniques.


 

available classes:


Violence: A Social-Issues Story Directed by Gara Gaines with Georgeanna Wade
Rehearsals: Oct 6 - Jan 13 | 12:30-3:30pm Saturdays & 6-8pm Wednesdays
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Performances at The Athenaeum in Downtown Indianapolis

This class is for the student:

  • flex their creativity and create empowering theatre
  • say something about our city
  • who is a new student or returning student

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The Pied Piper: A Self-Acceptance Story Directed by Ryan Mullins
Rehearsals: Sept 8 - Jan 10 | 12:30pm-3:30pm Saturdays | 6-8pm Wednesdays
Performances at The Toby Theatre at Newfields
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*This class is for 7-12th graders only and returning students only, participation in this class will require approval*

This class is for the student:

  • who wants to have an intense, small group experience with a mixed age group
  • in high school who wants to be a mentor
  • in middle school who is ready to be pushed to the next level

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Site Specific Theatre Class | Directed by Georgeanna Wade  
Rehearsals: Sept 10 - Jan 12 | 6-8pm Mondays
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*Site-specific theatre is a contemporary theatre technique used around the world. It is all about designing your performance for the space you are in, even if is not a "typical" stage. This class is for 7-12th graders only and returning students only, participation in this class will require approval*

This class is for the student:

  • who wants to investigate modern performance techniques and the relationship with the audience
  • who is interested in social issues

Performances at The Central Library (October) and in another TBD location (January)

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Got questions?

Email our Managing Director Gara Gaines at gara@yatkids.org with questions about our program, our staff, or how you can get involved. 

Scholarship Application

YAT will never turn away a family due to financial hardship. Prior to your YAT session, please submit a scholarship application here. Contact gara@yatkids.org with questions about your account.