For over two decades, we have helped prisoners, former prisoners, and
Justice-involved youth build Second Acts through engagement with the arts.
circle of trust workshop
In cooperation with the Arts and Education Council and Shakespeare Behind Bars, we are pleased to present a new workshop coming to St. Louis this September:
We Know What We Are, But Not What We May Be. Restorative Circles of Reconciliation: Creating Circles of Creativity & Healing
In Fall 2018, the PPA Alumni Company began work on writing a new play, Kept Away, designed for family audiences. Kept Away has been commissioned by PPA's long-time collaborator the St. Louis Public Library.
spring performances - rsvp
Click below to RSVP for performances of First Impressions at Women’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center on Thursday, May 23; Hip Hop Poetry Project at St. Louis City Juvenile Detention Center on Saturday, June 1; and Animal Farm at Northeast Correctional Center on Thursday, June 6.