We’re excited to announce that we were awarded the TYA Artistic Innovation Award through Theatre for Young Audiences/USA
The National TYA/USA Awards honor excellence in the field of Theatre for Young Audiences. Nominated by TYA/USA members and selected by a committee of peers, awards are given annually in the following categories:

The Harold Oaks Award for Sustained Excellence in TYA: This award honors the achievements of individual leaders and companies that have made a significant and lasting impact on the field of TYA.

The TYA Artistic Innovation Award: This award honors an individual or company that has demonstrated innovation – experimentation in content or in form – in recent artistic work in TYA. This award honors vanguards of our field, pushing the genre forward in their work.

The TYA Community Impact Award: This award honors an individual or company that has demonstrated community impact through a project or initiative related to TYA. Awardees utilize the power of TYA to significantly enrich an underserved community in creative and meaningful ways.

Read the Announcement about the 2019 Award Recipients HERE, to be presented at The Alliance Theater on May 9, 2019, as part of the TYA/USA National Festival & Conference.


2019 Awardees
Rosemary Newcott (The Harold Oaks Award for Sustained Excellence in TYA)
Stan Foote (The Harold Oaks Award for Sustained Excellence in TYA)
Chicago Children’s Theatre (The TYA Artistic Innovation Award)
Courtney J. Boddie (The TYA Community Impact Award)

Image by TYA/USA Facebook page


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