Join us in California May 3-6, 2017!

Special Events

Day 1
03 May 2017

OTW Opening Party & AXIS Dance Performance

SPECIAL EVENT & PERFORMANCE – One Theatre World 2017 will kick off at 6:00 PM Wednesday evening. We’ll be taking a trip to Children’s Fairyland in Oakland for food and...
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AXIS Dance Company
Day 2
04 May 2017

TYA/USA Membership Meeting

Part of our day at the Strand Theater, San Francisco. Theatre for Young Audiences/USA Board President Andrew Frank and others will update attendees on all things TYA/USA. We will also...
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Keynote and Q&A with Sonia Manzano

The One Theatre World 2017 Keynote Address will feature Sonia Manzano of Sesame Street fame. This event will be part of our San Francisco Day. The keynote presentation by Sonia...
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Sonia Manzano

Brad Erickson Talks Arts Funding

Part of our programming at The Strand Theater (San Francisco Day). Brad Erickson, the California Representative for Americans for the Arts will be at One Theatre World 2017 to give...
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Brad Erickson

CTFA Medallion Awards

The Children’s Theatre Foundation of America will be presenting their 2017 Orlin Corey Medallion Awards as part of our San Francisco Day Festivities. Brian Guehring For his accomplishments as a...
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Young Playwrights for Change Reading

As part of our San Francisco Day at the Strand Theatre, we will present a reading of the winning play from Year 4 of the national Young Playwrights for Change...
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Day 3
05 May 2017

Reimagining Audience Data in the TYA World

Description Think robust TYA audience research is beyond your reach? Think again. Find out how leading TYA companies across the country are collecting and using audience data to better understand...
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Sean Fenton

Song Slam

This special event will feature TYA songs under development or recently premiered at theatres around the county, with introductions and performances by the creative artists.   Artists will include: Jenny...
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Joan Cushing
Cory Cullinan
John L. Cornelius, II
Austin Zumbro
Michael Gruber
Jeannine Coulombe
Todd Hulet
Jenny Millinger
Jahnna Beecham
Malcolm Hillgartner
Jennifer Hartmann Luck
Min Kahng
Matthew Pierce
Janet Stanford
Michael J. Bobbitt
Deborah Wicks LaPuma

Judy Moody Sneak Peak

More information TBA.

Monsoon Wedding

Monsoon Wedding Book by Sabrina Dhawan Music by Vishal Bhardwaj Lyrics by Susan Birkenhead Directed by Mira Nair World premiere You’re invited to the wedding of the season! Award-winning film...
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Berkeley Rep
Day 4
06 May 2017

In Conversation With Tim Federle

A conversation with Broadway’s Tim Federle (TUCK EVERLASTING, BILLY ELLIOT) about his writing, his theatre, and his musings on TYA and why it’s important.   Event Sponsor:
Tim Federle