For over two decades, we have helped prisoners, former prisoners, and incarcerated youth build Second Acts through engagement with the arts.


Get Your tickets for sept. 7th

Celebrate "EMPOWERING VOICES" with PPA Thursday, September 7th at our Annual Bash and Fundraiser. Enjoy a mouth-watering dinner buffet by our friends at Sugarfire Smokehouse and the Hi-Pointe Drive-In, an incredible silent auction, live music, and much more. Help PPA make our biggest fundraiser of the year a success!


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.

read about PPA in ladue news!

"Often, the strength of the mental bars that jail many people far outstrips that of any merely material constraints, a misfortune Prison Performing Arts (PPA) strives to help incarcerated individuals conquer by way of the stage." Click below to read the full article, When Caged Birds Sing, by Bryan Hollerbach of Ladue News.