Why You Need to Apply to YoungArts

Sarah Lane and Herman Cornejo in "Sleeping Beauty"

Are you a dancer between the ages of 15 and 18, or in high school grades 10–12? Are you interested in receiving scholarships (up to $10,000), working with mentors like Mikhail Baryshnikov and having a chance to be named a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts? Then the National YoungArts Foundation wants to hear fromMore »

Why You Should Apply to YoungArts

It’s that time of year again: Applications to become a 2017 YoungArts Winner are now open. Every year, the National YoungArts Foundation offers awards to promising high school-aged artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts—and those awards come with some seriously exciting opportunities. Winners have the chance to earn cash prizes and scholarships,More »

Congrats to the YoungArts Finalists

Each year, the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts invites the country’s most talented high school seniors to Miami for YoungArts Week for master classes, interdisciplinary workshops, performances and more. Out of the 5164 applicants, this year’s 148 finalists were just named, and they include ballet students Jaimi Cullen, Cassandra Trenary and Alexandra Koszeghy.

 

Student Opportunities

youngARTS Week What do soloists Sarah Lane, Kelly Myernick and Callie Manning have in common? Before rising through the ranks of American Ballet Theatre, Houston Ballet and Miami City Ballet, respectively, these dancers were finalists at youngARTS Week. Sponsored by the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts, youngARTS offers more than $500,000 in prizesMore »