Professional Learning


Professional Development for Teachers

We offer a wide variety of teaching resources designed to support educators in the classroom, including professional development workshops for teachers, which we are now offering online. These sessions, taught by professionals working in the field, are suited to fit the needs of your staff and cover a wide range of topics including online teaching strategies using the arts, introductory drama teaching strategies and using drama to facilitate English language learning. YPT is committed to collaborating with our partners and listening to what you need. Workshops can be customized depending on learning and curriculum goals.

For more information, please contact Aimee Bouchard, Education & Participation Programs Manager:

Professional Development for Artists

We offer training or professional development opportunities where you can use and apply the tools of the theatre trade to your community setting or workplace. We also offer guidance and training packages for up and coming artists to learn the art of sharing their art.

Upcoming Events: Play Days
Past Events: Artist Educators Training 

Corporate Team Building – NEW!

Corporate Play Days

Are you a business or corporation looking for something fun and creative to bring your staff together? YPT can help! Fight through the Zoom fatigue and engage your team in a relaxed, fun way with our experienced artist educators. Improve communication skills, build trust and support, inspire creative thinking and problem-solving. Click here to learn more.


Residencies allow our facilitators to work with a group over a sustained period of time. Our residencies vary from Community to Advanced Theatre such as Spoken Word, Movement, Shakespeare, Improvisation and Collective Creation. YPT will be happy to create with you a rich, engaging and effective arts education experience.


YPT staff is available for consultation on the use of art in community settings. We offer a selection of theatre techniques designed especially for community building, conflict resolution and civic engagement.

Interested in learning more about any of the above programs?

Please contact Aimee Bouchard, Education & Participation Programs Manager: