Nightmare on Puberty St.

An entertaining play with music about coping with peer pressure and early adolescence for students in grades 6-8.

The Best Me

A musical for students in grades K-5 to inspire them to eat healthy and be active.

Peace Signs

A live performance illustrating to upper elementary students how to resolve conflicts without violence.

The magic of theatre

Inspiring healthy choices for over 25 years.

Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre inspires children, teens, and adults to make informed decisions about their health and to build stronger, healthier neighborhoods. Watch the video


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Meeting teens where they’re at

from Look insideKP: Is marijuana harmful to our health? How do you help a suicidal friend? What is Zika? Those are just three of a slew of questions that teens asked during a Teen Health Twitter chat that Kaiser Permanente Educational Theatre (KPET) held last month at Youth Radio’s offices in downtown Oakland. For one hour, […]

Twitter Chat on May 26

Youth Radio is hosting the Nightmare on Puberty St. cast and Dr. Benjamin Deter on a Twitter chat on Thursday, May 26 from 4:30-5:30pm. Join us for an extended Q&A about all things puberty with hashtag #KPnightmare (@youthradio, @kpnorcal, @kpetncal)

PRESS: KFSN ABC-30, KFTV Univision-21, Vida En El Valle, and Fresno Bee

Our recent performance of Peace Signs at Fresno’s Del Mar Elementary School garnered attention from multiple media outlets for its anti-bullying message. Watch the 6pm broadcast of the KFSN ABC-30 story or the KFTV Univision-21 story. Vida En El Valle highlighted Peace Signs on the front page above the fold in English and Spanish and featured two photos. The Fresno […]

CDC reports rise in adolescent suicide rates

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported today that the suicide rate for females aged 10–14 increased 200 percent from 1999 to 2014. While males aged 10–14 had the lowest suicide rate of all age groups, this group experienced the second-largest percent increase (37 percent) from 1999 through 2014 (from 1.9 to 2.6). Suicide was […]

Making a positive impact

In 2015 we adjusted elements of some programs in order to better reach students with our messages. It looks like we succeeded. See below for highlights from our work in 2015. Reaching out Last year more students came to us for help with high-risk situations (see the middle column of our 2015 NCAL Executive Summary). We […]