During this intensive, weeklong and all-inclusive program, Finalists across 10 disciplines participate in master classes and workshops with internationally recognized leaders in their fields and showcase their work to the public at New World Center and the YoungArts campus.
Modeled on the transformative experience of its annual signature program, National YoungArts Week, regional programs in Miami, New York and Los Angeles expose audiences to emerging artists from the community and allow winners to take master classes with world-renowned artists and showcase their work through performances, exhibitions, and readings at some of the most prestigious arts institutions in the country.YoungArts Miami | YoungArts Los Angeles | YoungArts New York
YoungArts winners are eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, one of the nation’s highest honors for high school students who exemplify academic and artistic excellence.
YoungArts mentors are some of the most distinguished and accomplished artists in their fields like Debbie Allen, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Jeanine Tesori, Frank Gehry, José Parlá, Mickalene Thomas, Wynton Marsalis and Salman Rushdie. They support YoungArts’ mission to cultivate and inspire the next generation of artists by graciously lending their time and expertise to work with YoungArts participants in each of our ten disciplines.