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Youth Programs

WILL POWER!

WILL POWER!

 

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WILL POWER! is Yale Repertory Theatre's annual educational initiative and features specially-priced tickets and early school-time matinees for middle and high school student groups. The program also includes free workshops for teachers, study guides, and post-performance discussions with members of the company.

Native Son is the first of Yale Rep’s two 2017–18 WILL POWER! productions. The run includes 10:15AM performances on December 12 and 14, 2017, available only to school groups. Recommended for grades 9-12.

Father Comes Home from the Wars, Parts 1, 2 & 3 is the second of Yale Rep’s two 2017–18 WILL POWER! productions. The run includes 10:15AM performances on April 3 and 5, 2018, available only to school groups. Recommended for grades 8-12. 

To book your group for WILL POWER! performances, please contact Roger-Paul Snell at 203.432.9734 or roger-paul.snell@yale.edu.  

For questions about content and curriculum, contact Jocelyn Prince at 203.432.1541 or jocelyn.prince@yale.edu.


The Dwight/Edgewood Project, presented by Yale Rep and Yale School of Drama, is an annual after-school program in which New Haven middle school students spend the month of June learning about theatre and writing original plays under the guidance of graduate student mentors from the School of Drama. The program, which aims to foster positive self-esteem, self-awareness, and self-respect, includes one-on-one mentoring, theatre games, numerous playwriting exercises, and an overnight retreat to Camp Wightman in Griswold, Connecticut. The program concludes with public performances of original one-act plays written by the middle school students, which are designed, directed, and performed by their Yale School of Drama mentors.

Dwight/Edgewood Project

Dwight/Edgewood Project