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Events & More

Learn more about events, sessions, and opportunities for youth ages 13-26 as well as community members. Hover over the image to learn more, and make sure to register for events you are interested in to stay in the loop!

for youth

  • theatriQ creative sessions (spring, feb-may)
    wednesdays 6-8pm
    KST Alloy Studios
    wednesdays 6-8pm
    KST Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    If you are or know a queer, trans, or allied writer, performer, visual artist, musician, activist, organizer, or leader between the ages of 13-26, sign up today to be a part of our performing arts group!

for the community

  • Queerness and Nature Walk
    Sat, Mar 25
    Schenley Park
    Mar 25, 2:00 PM
    Schenley Park, SCHENLEY Park Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Queerness and Nature is BACK! Join us for a walk in Schenley Park on the Parable Path (a series of events leading up to the Parable of the Sower production coming to Pittsburgh)

past events

  • improv workshop
    Sat 04 Mar
    Mar 04, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    CLP - East Liberty, 130 S Whitfield St, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Improv is a great foundation for performers and artists of all kinds. We will learn the basics of improvised theatre, play performance based games, and explore the joy of making it up on the spot! A fun and welcoming space for curiosity, spontaneity, team building and storytelling.
  • Feb 14, 4:00 PM
    Pittsburgh Glass Center, 5472 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    Dreams of Hope has scholarships for queer and trans youth for fall classes at Pittsburgh Class Center! Learn more and apply now at
  • Feb 11, 7:00 PM
    3832 Mintwood St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201, USA
    Band: Pittsburgh Polecats | Caller: Allison Burd 7PM: Potluck & open old-time jam | 8PM: Dance Traditional Appalachian squares, beginner and family friendly with gender neutral calling! $10-15 suggested "pay what you can" admission. Children under 12 are free. Proceeds to DOH <3
  • Feb 04, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
    The Irma Freeman Center for Imagination, 5006 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    speaQ is a community-based, open stage series where we invite LGBTQ+ youth to present original works of poetry, spoken word, music, and dance – or to just hang out! We would love for you to celebrate queer joy and self love in the pieces you share with us!
  • Nov 05, 2022, 7:00 PM
    KST Alloy Studios, 5530 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206, USA
    We can't wait for you to see our youth ensemble members reading pieces by Tomé Cousin, Colman Domingo, Monteze Freeland, Brian Pope, Cheryl L. West, and August Wilson
  • Oct 17, 2022, 7:30 PM EDT
    Carnegie Stage, 25 W Main St, Carnegie, PA 15106, USA
    Throughline Theatre Company is proud to present a staged reading of a new play for their Steel City Spotlight written by Melannie Taylor. Sign up to attend with Dreams of Hope!
  • Sep 17, 2022, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Wilkinsburg, 1412 Swissvale Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, USA
    Our Queerness and Nature residency concludes with a bonfire hosted by Ginger and Win! We would love to see you there!
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