Valley Youth Theatre Archives

Thunderbirds Charities awards more than $2.9M to 55 nonprofits

Thunderbirds Charities, the charitable giving arm of the Thunderbirds – hosts of the Waste Management Phoenix Open Presented by The Ak-Chin Indian Community – awarded more than $2.9 million in grants to 55 Valley charities during its spring funding cycle.  Most notably, Thunderbirds Charities granted $300,000 to UMOM New Day Centers, $250,000 to VOS YMCA,… Read More →

Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture awards $800K to 55 organizations

Emerging Artists

Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton believes a vibrant arts community is instrumental in creating a strong economy and as a result the Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture increased the amount of funds being distributed to local non-profit arts and culture organizations. This year the Community Arts Support Grants Program will award a total of $865,346 to 55 non-profit organizations serving the residents of Phoenix… Read More →

Balfour Beatty completes first ‘Space Between’ project

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction | Events | In The Spotlight

Balfour Beatty Construction recently celebrated the completion of the Space Between, a new community gathering space and temporary park designed to bring activity and vitality to a vacant lot in downtown Phoenix. A pro bono project built in collaboration with Downtown Phoenix Inc. and design partner Logan Simpson Design, the new Space Between park brings… Read More →

Costello named managing director at VYT

Bridget Costello, former director of development at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, has been named managing director for Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) by its board of directors. “I am very excited to join Valley Youth Theatre,” said Costello. “It’s an incredible organization that has been a cornerstone in local children’s theater for 25 years. I look… Read More →

Valley Youth Theatre Presents Peter Pan at Herberger

The long awaited announcement from Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) about its 25th Anniversary Season closer is finally over now that negotiations have been finalized for the musical Peter Pan. “With input from season members, we chose a classic fairy tale that has only been mounted twice before in our 25 year history,” said Producing Artistic… Read More →