How teens find their voice through creativity and performance

February 15, 2023 — Season 3

The creative arts can be the universal language for teens who find it hard to communicate how they are feeling because of language barriers, cultural differences, social injustices, or anxiety. Hear how poetry, dance, film, and theater have provided an outlet for teens to process difficulties and help manage their mental health. Click here for this episode’s transcript.

Stories in this episode were produced by Katarina from Lake Travis High School in Austin, Texas; Carly from Upper Arlington High School in Columbus, Ohio; and Elliot and Breanna from Legacy of Educational Excellence High School in San Antonio, Texas.  This episode was produced and edited by Youth Media Producer Chris Schwalm with help from Lead Podcast Producer Briget Ganske.