Young Adult Theatre Initiative

The Young Adult Theatre Initiative will launch with the 2018-2019 theatre season. This temporary page is under construction, and will relaunch as its own site soon. Scroll down for information.

About YATI

Mission: The Young Adult Theatre Initiative connects professional theaters with new audiences of people in their teens and twenties, sharing the uniquely transformative power of live theatre with the next generation. By inspiring and enabling theaters to tell authentic and meaningful stories for young adults, and by inspiring and enabling young adults to discover and … Continue reading About YATI


YATI will commission established playwrights to write plays specifically intended for Young Adult audiences, including adaptations of popular Young Adult literature. YATI will provide workshops and other development opportunities for the playwright. Eventually, YATI will provide coproduction funds to theaters that produce the commissioned plays.