The Creation of YAG: Ann Arbor Young Actors Guild

Now through February 27, 2014 -- Downtown Library: Lower Level Display Cases

The Ann Arbor Young Actors Guild is celebrating 20 years of providing theatre for youth in Ann Arbor. Established by Founding Director Sue Roe in 1993, YAG is proud present this exhibit, displaying major achievements of the last two decades. The exhibit consists of extensive theatre visuals, including posters and 3D displays made by YAG's graphic designer, Patrick Powers. The exhibit will also showcase some of YAG's best properties, costumes and handmade puppets by resident puppet designer Kelly Joyce Fielder.

YAG celebrates the creativity of the youth in Ann Arbor by allowing everyone in Grades 1-12 to participate. Auditions are workshop style, consisting of games and improvisation to engage all students in a comfortable setting. The company prides itself on an inclusive policy, with no cuts at auditions, using theatre as a resource center for education through drama. YAG builds confidence and performance skills. Their shows are a collaborative effort of the director and each cast member involved.

Ann Arbor Young Actors Guild has been changing lives of Ann Arbor youth for over 20 years.