WHAT is YOUnify???
YOUnify, the Mahoning Valley's first LGBTQIA youth empowerment theatre, was established in 2012 by Kris Harrington and Daniel Nadon at the Oakland Center for the Arts, YOUnify's original home.
Through the arts, we focus on serving the Mahoning Valley's LGBTQIA and allied youth, between the ages of 12 & 22.
We are a member organization of the national Pride Youth Theater Alliance, developed throught a Mukti Fund grant. The PYTA includes different theaters and organizations from across North America.
THE FOLLOWING THEATRES ARE MEMBERS OF THE PRIDE YOUTH THEATRE ALLIANCE
• About Face Theater: Chicago, IL
• Add Verb Productions/University of New England: Portland, ME
• Ann Arbor Teen Center: Ann Arbor, MI
• Buddies in Bad Times Theatre: Toronto, Canada
• Dreams of Hope: Pittsburgh, PA
• Fringe Benefits: Los Angeles, CA
• New Conservatory Theater Center/YouthAware Educational Theater: San Francisco, CA
• Pride Players (part of Omaha Theater Company): Omaha, NE
• Proud Theater: Madison, WI
• QSpeak Theatre (of Phoenix Theatre): Phoenix, AZ
• Rainbow Pride Youth Alliance: San Bernardino, CA
• Theatre Askew: New York, NY
• True Colors: Out Youth Theater (part of The Theater Offensive): Cambridge, MA