Theatre for Young Audiences (or TYA) includes any performance taking place in the presence of young audiences—consisting of, but not limited to—theatre, dance, music, puppetry, circus and physical theatre.
TYA is professional theatre featuring adult actors and specifically produced for K-8 audiences.
Throw out your fairy tale ideas of a Cinderella with dainty glass slippers and hideous stepsisters. This unique and hilarious adaptation has a new twist! Cinderella, a meek girl with big feet, has to compete with her two mean-spirited but fancy stepsisters for the hand of the prince. With the help of her faithful feline companion, Tom, and a lovable Fairy Godmother, who’s always using the wrong wand, Cinderella finally learns that magic isn’t the answer to her problems. A comic delight for all ages!
In July of 2010, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution designating the second week of September as “Arts in Education Week.” Congress designated Arts in Education Week to promote and showcase the immense role arts education has in producing engaged, successful, and college and career-ready students. MCT is proud to join arts organization across America to celebrate this special week!