Young Women Empowered

Y-WE Speak

Y-WE’s youth enrollment period begins in August of 2014 
Please check back with us at that time to apply.

A Writing and Performance Project

Do you have a passion for art and creativity?  Do you want to learn life skills through theater and writing? Do you want to see shows at the Rep, meet awesome peers & mentors, and take theater workshops? Then this is an amazing opportunity for you!  All events held at the Seattle Repertory Theater. This program begins with drop-in sessions throughout the fall (see schedule), and moves into frequent workshops & rehearsals from December-March, 2014. The program culminates with a public performance on the Rep’s Leo K stage on March 8th 2014! No performance experience is required.

Every girl’s story matters…Every girl’s voice is important…This is your chance to SPEAK and be HEARD!  

At Y-WE Speak, You Will Gain:

  • Public speaking & performance skills–looks great on a resume and college application! (no experience necessary)
  • srtLogoMentorship with amazing adult role models who will help you set and meet goals for your future
  • Collaborative teamwork experience that will be relevant to any group project in your future
  • Creative Writing, Narrative and literacy skills that will improve your written and verbal communication

Visit the Seattle Rep’s website to see what they say about this exciting partnership!


Y-WE Speak 2013-2014 Calendar

Nov. 16th, 12:00pm-5:30pm, Y-WE Speak theater & community building workshop

Dec. 7th 11:00am-5:30pm, Y-WE Speak Performance Troupe Meeting

Jan 18th, 11:00am-5:30pm, Y-WE Speak Performance Troupe Meeting 2

Jan 25th, 11:00am-5:30pm, Y-WE Speak Performance Troupe Meeting 3

Feb. 1st, 1:00pm-5:30pm,  Play Viewing

Feb. 6th 4pm-10pm, Give Your Heart to Y-WE: International Dinner


Feb. 8th, 11:00am-5:30 pm, Y-WE Speak Performance Troupe Meeting 4

Feb. 22nd, 11:00am-5:30pm, Y-WE Speak Performance Troupe Meeting 5

Mar. 1st, 11:00am-5:30pm, Y-WE Speak Performance Troupe Meeting 6

Mar. 8th, 11am-8pm, Final Performance

Mar. 22nd, 1pm-5:30pm, Y-WE Speak Final Meeting


Apr. 5th, 10am-5:30pm, Career Day (optional, but highly encouraged) (Location TBA)

May 9th- 11th Arrive 5pm Friday Depart 2pm Sunday, Retreat (Location TBA)