Marsh Youth Theater
2005 JERRY GARCIA AWARD
MYT provides youth ages 2-21 with high quality theater arts experience that integrates drama, dance, music and stagecraft. Open to all young performers without audition or regard to financial limitations, MYT produces full-scale original musical productions each year for elementary, middle and high school /college performance ensembles.
MYT also offers skill-building classes, Artists In the Schools, a Teen Touring Troupe and summer theater intensives with high school and college internships. MYT classes and ensembles are directed by outstanding professional teaching artists.
In memory of Grateful Dead guitarist and founding Rex board member Jerry Garcia, this award is designed to honor and support individuals and groups that work to encourage creativity in young people.