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Welcome to Write Local. Play Global.

We want to hear from you!  Membership is free and open to all - playwrights, directors, dramaturgs, educators, administrators, students - anyone who values plays for young audiences.

Write Local. Play Global. is the ASSITEJ playwrights network.

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Thursday
Feb112016

Registration open for New Visions/New Voices festival!

Check out the link for information on registration for the very exciting 25th anniversary of New Visions/New Voices, the Kennedy Center's innovative new-play development program.
Saturday
Nov142015

SCHOOLYARD STORIES Project - Call for Spanish-speaking playwrights

SCHOOLYARD STORIES- Theatre for Adolescents
2nd. Edition (2015/2017)

CALL FOR PLAYS

ATINA invites Spanish-speaking playwrights to participate in the SCHOOLYARD STORIES Project

Schoolyard Stories is an interdisciplinary project (which includes playwriting, direction, staging, exhibition and work with young people) about high school yards, dealing with adolescent topics from previous researches in secondary schools.

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Tuesday
Oct132015

Writing Plays for Young Audiences, by Gabriel Jason Dean

Check out this terrific interview at the TCG Circle

Monday
Oct052015

Scripts Sought for PLAYground Festival of Fresh Works

Playwrights are invited to submit a script to Purple Crayon Players’ PLAYground Festival of Fresh Works,

an exciting development opportunity for new work by TYA playwrights. We are currently seeking submissions for our 8th annual festival, to be held on Northwestern University’s campus in Spring 2016.

International writers as well as US writers are encouraged to submit.  International playwrights should note that the scripts must be in English and limited travel funding is available.

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Sunday
Jun142015

Young Latina Protagonists: New TYA Plays Put Mexican-American Girls Center Stage

Terrific piece by Roxanne Schroeder-Arce on young Latina protagonists in TYA theatres in the USA.  Here's the link.

Thursday
Apr302015

On the Creation of Multisensory TYA

check it out on the TYA USA Blog

Thursday
Apr302015

Poets Selected for WLPG Sparks (Chicago) - The Unexpected

Gloria Bond Clunie  (Chicago)
Martha King da Silva (Washington, DC)
Miranda Giles (Gilbert, AZ)
Amanda Hill (Orlando, FL)
Tristan Jacobs (South Africa)
Jeff Jenkins, (Chicago)
Janie Killips (Chicago)
Rex McGregor (New Zealand)
Beth Murray (Charlotte, NC)
Anna Nygren (Sweden)
Jeremy Schaefer (Chicago)
Roxanne Schoeder-Arce (Austin, TX)

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Wednesday
Apr292015

Walking Through the World: Reflecting on an Immersive Fairytale

Great article/interview on the TYA/USA blog

Tuesday
Feb172015

WLPG at the ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering in Berlin, April 2015

The ASSITEJ Artistic Gathering is the annual platform of ASSITEJ International. ASSITEJ Germany and the German Children and Young People’s Theatre Centre are organising the third International Meeting in Berlin in April.

WLPG and our fellow networks - the Inclusive Arts Network, Small Size and ITYARN - will all be there, so how about you? For more details, including registration, go to the Augenblick mal! website.

 

 

Friday
Feb132015

A Day for a Play - from ASSITEJ France!

Dear friends,

We know and we appreciate your involvement in contemporary playwriting, particularly for young audiences, and we have the great pleasure to announce that we are going to organize the second version of our instant TYA playwriting game, with the support of  Write Local, Play Global.

Last year, more than 60 authors, from 15 different countries took part of it.

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