Plays For Living

Plays for Living Theatre Company

Through the Plays for Living Theatre Company, theatre students at DAPA at the Washington Pavilion perform in the community as a means of educating students and community members. Plays are designed to provoke conversation and raise awareness and communication around sensitive social issues.


Devon’s Hurt  (2nd and 3rd grade audience)
A performance for young audiences about coping with hurt feelings.
"Devon's Hurt" is funded in part by a grant from Sioux Valley Energy. 

What’s the Difference? (4th and 6th grade audience)
A fast-paced performance based on the classic Alice in Wonderland tale tackles the issues of diversity, discrimination, bullying, stereotypes and cliques.

Boxes (5th grade audience)
A unique drama about coping with pressures and expectations from others and how students can choose to define themselves. 

The Survivors (7th grade- adult audiences)
A play about depression and suicide prevention for teenagers.

Where Does It End? (8th grade - adult audiences)
A powerful play addressing bullying and prejudice and its ugly consequences for teenagers.

To book a play at your school/business/organization, contact us.

Funding Provided by: Sercl Family Fund, Sioux Falls Morning Optimists and Sioux Valley Energy