For 22 years, we have helped prisoners, former prisoners, and incarcerated youth build Second Acts through engagement with the arts.
Going Home, Pacific, MO — RSVP Closed - 130 Public Guests!
Rejection, peer pressure, and homelessness are a few of the challenges prisoners face upon returning home. Experience firsthand how PPA utilizes creative writing, improvisation, and teamwork exercises to help inmates reflect on their past and prepare for a positive future.
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Thank You to All Attendees of The Summer Hip Hop Poetry Project
The St. Louis City Juvenile Detention Center was packed for the culminating performance of a week-long residency where incarcerated youth are engaged in writing, performance, design, and dance. We can't thank you enough for turning out in support of these talented young people!
Giving Back — PPA's Alumni Theatre Company Hits the Stage
The ATC shows no signs of slowing in 2013, with community performances in Shake38, the Greater St. Louis Humanities Festival, PPA's 8th Annual Birthday Bash, and Grand Center's Theatre Crawl. Formerly incarcerated, these individuals are breaking down social barriers and connecting with the community.