To be eligible, you must be able to answer ”Yes“ to these statements:
- I am either a citizen of the United States, a permanent resident/green card recipient, or I can demonstrate that I am legally able to receive taxable income in the United States.
- I am in grades 10–12 or 15–18 years of age on December 1 of the year I am applying.
- If I’m selected as an award winner with distinction, this would be my first time attending National YoungArts Week.
Strong auditions should demonstrate a mastery of technique, the ability to connect to material with a unique personal style, and the ability to convey the ideas, themes, and narrative of each song.
Requirements are for reference only and will be updated in June 2024.
The 2025 YoungArts application opens in June 2024.
What YoungArts delivered blew any and all expectations out of my mind. The opportunities, the connections, all of the things that YoungArts has to offer as an organization and as a home for artists is something that could truly be impossible without it.”