Barrel of Monkeys

About Barrel of Monkeys

PlayMakers Laboratory (PML) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization in its 22nd year. We provide arts education programs to students aged 7-13 throughout Chicago, focused on creative writing, storytelling, theater, and social-emotional skills.

Our objectives are:

to teach fundamental creative writing skills;
to provide consistent and nurturing attention to each student over a sustained period of time ;
to build each student’s confidence in self-expression, self-esteem, and writing skills;
to perform high quality, professional theater to the students we serve and the broader community; and
to form lasting partnerships.



June 2017 Youngstown, OH
“Caring and teaching the children”
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