Projects

January 4, 2021
In partnership with its annual Young Native Playwright’s Contest, this year the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program is launching the inaugural Young Native Actor’s...
October 30, 2020
The 6th Annual Yale Young Native Playwright’s Contest is sponsored by the Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program to support the next generation of Native writers. We invite...
Winners of the YIPAP Monologue Competition for Native Youth
September 30, 2020
The Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program (YIPAP) is proud to announce the winners of the first YIPAP Monologue Writing Competition for Native Youth! We were completely...
August 4, 2020
On March 10th, a group of Yale students and faculty visited the Sac & Fox Nation of Oklahoma as part of the “Oklahoma Sovereignty Tour.” Organized during the first week...
Playwrights Tara Moses and Vera Starbard
July 6, 2020
CALLING ALL NATIVE WRITERS! YIPAP is offering two playwriting workshops that will be taught by award-winning Native playwrights Vera Starbard (Tlingit) and Tara Moses (...
June 23, 2020
The Yale Indigenous Performing Arts Program is hosting a Monologue Writing Competition for Native Youth, Ages 25 and Under.  The writers of the two top monologues will each...
June 23, 2020
On June 9th, the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven presented a panel on “Stories, Sovereignty, and Imagining Forward,” as part of their Ideas Series. The...