Providing advocacy & resources for the field of theatre for young audiences.

Welcome to TYA Today.

TYA Today is a nationally and internationally respected magazine for the field of theatre for young people. Published semi-annually, TYA Today offers insightful articles about current issues affecting theatre professionals, plus editorials, book reviews, and more.

Committed to expanding and strengthening the field of theatre for youth, TYA Today strives to highlight the diversity of the work and the communities served on a national and international scope.  

TYA Today is distributed to members, organizations, theatres, and libraries across the United States, Puerto Rico, and The District of Columbia. A subscription is available through membership to TYA/USA.

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Current Issue - Spring 2017

On the Cover:Reggie Hoffman in The Shoe Man by Samson M. Mlambo. Catalina Theatre.
Durban, South Africa. Photo by Paulo Menezes.

Editorial: Navigating Our Journey of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion By Diane Nutting

Feature: The Future of Collaboration: TYA Co-Commissions and Co-Productions By Tamara Goldbogen and Gillian McNally

Education: What They Do For Love: A Survey of Undergraduate TYA Programs By Ernie Nolan

International: With Storytelling at its Roots: The Landscape of Theatre for Young Audiences in South Africa By Megan Nevels

Original script: The Underground Library by Jon Keevy

Interview: Straight Talk: Board Engagement in TYA Nonprofits By Karen Weberman

Page to stage: Jumanji at Adventure Theatre MTC \

Book review: Arts Integration in Education: Teachers and Teaching Artists as Agents of Change Edited by Gail Humphries Mardirosian and Yvonne Pelletier Lewis, Reviewed by Lara Dossett

Coda: The Young Playwrights for Change Anthology: Volume Two By Michael Van Kerckhove

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