YLT's Mission


York Little Theatre is a nonprofit community theatre dedicated to engaging our entire, diverse community in the dramatic arts through participation, education, dialogue, encouragement, enlightenment and inspiration. The theatre enriches the lives of the citizens of South Central Pennsylvania through a broad range of professionally directed, entertaining, stimulating, and sometimes provocative performances. We value and nurture the irreplaceable role of the arts for everyone in our diverse and thriving community.


Our vision for YLT is to be the premier, state of the art, nonprofit community theatre in South Central Pennsylvania. Further, we aspire to be the theatre that others across the country emulate as recognized by our:
  • Leadership and influence in the arts community;
  • Long history of powerful, provocative, and creative expression;
  • Affordable programming;
  • Participation form our entire diverse community;
  • Focus on positive customer experience; and
  • Solid financial position.