Tori and Mabelle moderate a panel about producing TYA with Idris Goodwin, playwright and TYA/USA Board President; Khalia Davis, Artistic Director Bay Area Children’s Theater; Julia Flood, Artistic Director of Metro Theater Company; and Jacqueline Thompson, Associate Artist of Metro Theater Company. The panelists discuss their perspective on new play development; how they discover new plays and playwrights; and the importance of building relationships. Other topics include how the pandemic has shifted theatrical productions; the evolution of Idris’ play, “Jacked”; and a q&a with the audience.
Writing prompt (courtesy of Mabelle & Tori)
Freewrite what inspired you about this conversation highlighting theatre for all audiences. What are your takeaways?
Bay Area Children’s Theatre: https://bactheatre.org
Metro Theater Company: https://www.metroplays.org
Info on the Theatre Communications Group (TCG) can be found here: https://circle.tcg.org/
Check out the 2022 Inge Festival Program: https://ingecenter.org/festival/
Visit Independence, KS: https://www.independenceks.gov
Purchase Mabelle’s play on youthplays.com!: https://www.youthplays.com/play/snow-white-and-the-seven-chilaquiles-by-mabelle-reynoso-667&ref=detailed_search.php
Visit Casey’s Creations in Independence, KS, and try the sandwich cookies!: https://www.facebook.com/caseyscreationsbakeryanddeli/
Donate to the TuYo Theatre reading of “Daydreamer” by Mario Vega and Eliza Vedar!: https://www.tuyotheatre.org/daydreamer