YTL Performances


This play captures the birth of the Civil Rights Movement when Rosa Parks took her stand for equality and justice.


A magical book promotes the fun of reading using international folktales, music and audience participation.


Have you ever wanted to ask someone from history a question? This presentation allows you to interact with a great American who had a dream, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!


Two writers are visited by the spirit of Sojourner Truth.  They learn about her journey as a fighter for the abolition of slavery and women's  civil rights.


Tafari takes audiences on an amazing, fun-filled journey through Africa using folktales, movement, drumming, and song!


An  amusing multicultural journey through our country that highlights American commonalities rather than differences.

About Us


Our commitment to educational programming is evident in the quality of our residencies, workshops, and theatrical productions. YTL has collaborated with parent, teacher, and corporate entities in creating programs that meet their needs. For over 15 years,  YTL has assisted schools, organizations, teachers, corporations, and the U.S. Army to reach their development and curriculum goals. Yearning to Learn, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

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Are you passionate about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!

Thank You

Whether you help through monetary donations, volunteering your time, or spreading our mission through word-of-mouth, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our goals without the help of supporters like you. 

Alicia Washington

President and Founder

Ms. Washington has produced Arts in Education programming for over 15 years. She created and taught the "Learning My Way" program. This program uses art infused strategies  with students to promote positive academic and social skills.

She has produced original educational programming for New Jersey Symphony Hall, the United States Army, the United Way, the YMCA and many more organizations.

As a performer, She has been seen  in numerous Off-Broadway productions, regional theatre, television and film projects.

Benjamin Brown

Artistic Director

Mr. Brown has worked in stage, television and film for over twenty years.

He has developed and produced programming for various organizations including: Kindercare Corporation, Decatur United Methodist Church, Princeton University, People's Light and Theatre Company, the City of  Atlanta and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

He has produced and starred in the award winning television show, "Omba Mokomba" for the Disney Channel. He also produced and starred in the Fox Kids television show, "Safari Tracks" currently syndicated around the world.


A Seat For Rosa

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