Mind Matters: New Plays for Teens

Thursday, April 13, 2023 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

FREE! During the 2022-23 school year, Theatre UCF, Orlando Repertory Theatre, UCF Department of Psychology and Orange County Public Schools teamed up with playwrights around the nation to create twelve new plays for high school students to explore mental health and wellness, supported by curriculum for use in the theatre classroom.

Join this session to hear readings of three “Mind Matters” plays, performed by high school theatre students. Paired with a panel discussion from educators, students, and artists involved in this exciting and relevant program, we’ll explore how theatre can be used to explore mental health and wellness with youth.

“Mind Matters” is a program developed through support from the 2021 Pabst Steinmetz Hall Arts and Wellness Award.

Each spring, UCF hosts a large-scale celebration of creativity at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. This year, UCF Celebrates the Arts explores the intersection of arts and technology, and showcases our students, faculty and alumni through dance, concerts, cabaret, lectures and discussions, film, chamber music, family-friendly events, visual arts and more. The festival has events and exhibits for all ages and interests, and with half of the events being free, is an ideal opportunity to try something new. Fantastic possibilities lie ahead at UCF Celebrates the Arts, April 2-15 at Dr. Phillips Center! Learn more at arts.ucf.edu/celebrates. 

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