The Penguin Project at Clark Youth Theatre

Our Penguins may not be able to fly, but that does not prevent their spirits from soaring!” 


Clark Youth Theatre’s 8th Annual

Penguin Project Production

Every year, joy comes alive onstage as our Clark Youth Theatre Penguins soar in their annual

Penguin Project Production!

This year, Disney’s Newsies, Jr will be performed for our annual production in Spring 2023.

Dates and location for our Tulsa performance are pending and will be announced soon!

Clark Youth Theatre is thrilled to announce that we will be partnering with the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center for a second year to bring The Penguin Project to Broken Arrow Public Schools!

Our BA performance will be announced soon, and will take place at the BAPAC January 13-15th, 2023!

Mentor Training for both the Tulsa and Broken Arrow productions will begin soon!  Watch this page and our Facebook and Instagram for details.



Frequently Asked Questions:

Is there a fee to participate in the Penguin Project?

Who is eligible to be an Artist?

Who is eligible to be a Mentor?

When do rehearsals start?

Show Choice, Mentor trainings, informational meetings and rehearsal dates for our 2022-2023 productions will be announced at Penguin camp this Summer!

For more information about The Penguin Project at Clark Youth Theatre, download the information flyer(2023 information coming soon!).


About the Penguin Project® Foundation

The Penguin Project provides an opportunity for children with disabilities to develop creative skills related to the theatre arts.

Clark Youth Theatre is proud to be the first theatre in Oklahoma to produce The Penguin Project, conceived by Dr. Andrew Morgan, Professor Emeritus of Clinical Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. Since 2004, The Penguin Project has produced one musical theatre production each year at Eastlight Theatre in East Peoria, IL.

Goals of The Penguin Project:

You can find more information about The Penguin Project® Foundation here.