As the director of YouthAware, part of the New Conservatory Theatre Center in San Francisco, Sara Staley helps students deal with violence, racism, homophobia, body image and HIV prevention.Why am I so excited for her? Well, a play I wrote for the company has been touring Bay Area schools for a few years now:
YouthAware...produces seven plays that are performed at elementary, middle and high schools around Northern California.
"OutSpoken," by Prince Gomolvilas, which runs in the spring, was designed to educate young people on the California Student Safety and Violence Prevention Act.Hey! That's me! I wrote that! You read a monologue from it! Yay!
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