SETC Creates Family Room + Resources, Partners with PAAL | PAAL

The Southeastern Theatre Conference (SETC) Women+ in Theatre Committee is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Parent Artist Advocacy League (PAAL) to supply and facilitate our Family Room at SETC’s upcoming convention in Louisville, KY, February 26–March 1, 2020, at the Kentucky International Convention Center. The Women+ in Theatre (W+iT) Family Room is... Continue Reading →

PAAL Summit Secures New 42 as Sponsor for First National Summit on Parent Support

In anticipation of the PAAL Summit happening Friday, December 6, 2019, New 42 will sponsor childcare provision for the first national summit on parent support. This sponsorship allows the PAAL Summit to provide free on-site childcare for event attendees and volunteers. Broadway Babysitters, LLC, will be the professional caregiving service providing care.  Most recently, Playwrights... Continue Reading →

The Public Theater partners, A.R.T./New York and Emily Mann join for PAAL Summit, First National Summit on Parent Support | PAAL

Parent Artist Advocacy League for the Performing Arts (PAAL) is partnering with The Public Theater in New York City to present the first national summit on parent support in the performing arts. Lead facilitators from various theatre companies, organizations, and professions will engage in semi-open facilitation with summit participants on a range of topics including:... Continue Reading →

First PAAL Grant Sponsorship Announced from Junk at Arena Stage! | PAAL

Parent Artist Advocacy League for the Performing Arts is thrilled to announce the first supporter of the first-of-their kind national, all-gender, all-discipline PAAL Childcare Grants to support a Mother Artist of Color Grant. It is with deep gratitude PAAL recognizes the cast of Junk at Arena Stage who is our first named sponsor for our childcare... Continue Reading →

PAAL at StateraCon! |Oct. 26-27| PAAL

This weekend, eight experts engaged with PAAL will be available at the StateraArts Conference in New York City leading a session on Sunday morning at 9:00AM! PARENTING/CAREGIVING ON THE ROAD TO PARITY with PARENT ARTIST ADVOCACY LEAGUE (PAAL) This session will be led by parent-artists Rachel Spencer Hewitt, Iris McQuillan-Grace, Porsche McGovern, Caitlyn Garrity, Adriana Gaviria, Garlia Cornelia Jones, Johannah... Continue Reading →

International Mother Artist Day is Back Aug. 2 | PAAL

In 2018, PAAL joined with Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival for the first Motherhood Reading Festival, which featured four days of four mother directors, four mother playwrights, themes that integrated motherhood, and theatre programming for chidren on-site simultaneously with the reading series for parents to be able to attend with their families. Last year, almost 100,000... Continue Reading →

PAAL Launches North Carolina Chapter in the Triangle, Johannah Maynard Edwards of WTF as PAAL Chief Rep | PAAL

Parent Artist Advocacy League for the Performing Arts (PAAL) will launch its North Carolina chapter in the Triangle at the 2019 Women’s Theatre Festival in North Carolina. Women’s Theatre Festival has developed programming for parents at this year’s festival that exemplifies parent support. Because of this, PAAL is proud to partner with WTF on this... Continue Reading →

Radical Festival Supports Parent Artists in Raleigh, NC | PAAL

To great success, last year PAAL partnered with Philadelphia Women's Theatre Festival on the first ever Motherhood Reading Festival (northeast parents, our partners at PWTF are continuing their integrated kids programming this year! Check them out here if that's your region. More on that soon). Because of last year's incredible experience, I often wondered where... Continue Reading →

Mother of Boys Tackles American Giants – Help Her Win | PAAL

When the first rounds of migrant imprisonment escalation began to crop into public view, campaign requests flew across my page. Sara Farrington, playwright and activist, was committing her time round the clock to ensuring her wishlists on Amazon for migrant families got fulfilled. Her tireless efforts gave me the much-needed opportunity to enact change and... Continue Reading →

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