Script Spotlight: High School Actors

Choosing a show for high school performers can be difficult. Finding something that checks all the boxes (appropriate cast size, a variety of characters, a title that excites students, and something that isn’t too juvenile) sometimes feels like an impossible task. Luckily, PNA is here to help with our catalog! Check out these titles to find the perfect show for your high school. The Book of Everything Matthew Whittet as Thomas in Belvoir St. Theatre’s 2010 premiere production of The Book of Everything | Photo by Heidrun Lohr By Richard TullochBased on the book by Guus Kuijer Cast: 5 female,...

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Meet New Director of Plays for New Audiences, Karli Jenkins!

What is your background? I recently celebrated my 10-year anniversary at Children's Theatre Company! I started at CTC as an intern and never left. Although I identify as an educator and storyteller, I am passionate about all aspects of arts administration and have experience in Education, Marketing, Development, New Play Development, and Front of House. Most recently, I managed CTC's field trip program which serves 70,000 students and educators each year. My favorite part of that role was creating show-specific lesson plans and activities for educators to implement arts integration into their classroom as an extension of their field trip experience....

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Script Spotlight: Middle School Actors

Having a hard time figuring out what show to do with middle school students? Plays for New Audiences is here to help with a list of shows, both on stage and in the classroom, that are great for middle school-aged students! Finding a large show that will challenge kids without getting too complicated is a difficult task, but PNA has plenty of titles to fit the need! Check out these titles to find the perfect show for your middle school. Akeelah and the Bee Illustration by Betsy Lehr By Cheryl L. WestBased on the screenplay by Doug Atchison Cast: 7 female,...

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