For over two decades, we have helped prisoners, former prisoners, and incarcerated youth build Second Acts through engagement with the arts.
honoring our founder
The Agnes Wilcox Founder's Fund was established in 2015 to sustain and grow PPA's flagship prison program. The Fund was started by Mark and Peggy Holly in honor of the immense contributions of PPA founder Agnes Wilcox. Agnes was an inspiration to many --- from prisoners to theater critics, from incarcerated youth to the most...
ACT V Fans: your Challenge
As you know, episode 218: Act V aired recently with updates about the men involved. I'm sure you were happy to hear some of the great stories of where these guys are now. Join other fans with a donation to the first Act V Fan Sponsored Prison Project. You'll also see a great video from Ira Glass and why he supports Prison Performing Arts.
bash tickets on sale now
Join Prison Performing Arts Thursday, September 27th at the Missouri History Museum for our 2018 Bash celebration. This year's Bash includes an incredible auction, live music, and a short clip from our featured documentary.