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Program Overview

Our Programs Rhode Island Youth Theatre offers a wide variety of theatre programs to children and teens, enabling them to CREATE, PERFORM, and EXPERIENCE exceptional theatre. Create: Young PlayRIYTs Apprenticeship and internship programs for emerging artists  Perform: Summer musical series After school programs Fall and vacation week Theater School productions Stories on Stage improv troupe Show Chorus  Experience: …

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Young PlayRIYTs Mentoring Network

Would you like an opportunity to create an original play and present it at a Young PlayRIYTs Festival? Students work with writing mentors to learn the process used by professional playwrights in developing a work, from idea, to draft, to staged readings, rewrites, and shopping the production. For more info about future Young PlayRIYTs opportunities, email This 10-minute video …

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Summer musical series We produce three to five summer programs in communities throughout RI. Each program culminates in a fully staged musical production open to the general public. High school and college aged students are hired to work as interns in all areas of theater production under the guidance of professional mentors. After School Programs After …

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Show Chorus

The Rhode Island Youth Theatre Show Chorus performs at a variety of senior centers, other community centers, and at fundraising events throughout Rhode Island. If you would like to participate in future RIYT Show Chorus programs, contact Ann O’Grady at

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Stories on Stage

The Stories on Stage Touring Improv Troupe is a teen improv company that tours libraries, performing shows based on children’s books.  We form a company every spring that tours and performs during the April school vacation week.

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Classes and Workshops

Two Great Workshops, December School Vacation: Disney Spectacular for Ages 7-12 and Teen Intro to Musical Theatre Writing Workshop for Ages 13-18 Disney Spectacular Workshop & Showcase, A Medley of Disney Classics, Dec. 27 – 29 St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 99 Peirce Street, East Greenwich, RI For students ages 7-12            …

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