An Affair of the Arts Performance and Gala 2011

February 24, 2011 - 2:37pm

YoungArts’ annual An Affair of the Arts Performance and Gala is recognized in Miami’s social, business and philanthropic communities as a signature event on the social calendar. Since 1989, this event has brought art enthusiasts together for an evening of performances, dining and dancing.

YoungArts Week 2011 Chamber Music Concert

February 23, 2011 - 8:27am

On Friday, January 14, the YoungArts Music finalists presented both classics and original work to a sold out crowd at the Colony Theater on Miami Beach. Stay tuned for an original composition of Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair” performed by all of the finalists at the close of the program!


YoungArts Week 2011 Visual and Photography Exhibition

February 17, 2011 - 1:42pm

Phot By: Robby CampbellFor this year’s YoungArts Week, five photography and 23 visual arts finalists were chosen from  a competitive pool representing the best youth in the nation. Their work was showcased during YoungArts Week on Thursday, January 13, 2011, 7:30 pm at The Margulies Collection at the WAREhOUSE.


A Dancer Finds Inspiration From 2011 Voice Finalists

February 15, 2011 - 11:23am

When I was first invited to be an RA for the Voice discipline, I must admit that I expressed some skepticism and disappointment. I long ago dispelled any illusions of vocal talent, relegating myself to a life of lipsyncing to ensure others’ comfort and maintain a personal image.

"Happy Anniversary, YoungArts!"

February 10, 2011 - 2:30pm

This year’s YoungArts Week marked the 30th Anniversary of YoungArts! Ever since its start, YoungArts has developed and cultivated some of the top names in the arts & entertainment industry. This video features this year’s YoungArts Week alumni performers, finalists, board members, instructors and discipline coordinators.

A Visit to Rome with Master Teacher John Guare

February 8, 2011 - 10:37am

Rome’s Campo dei Fiori is a city square that has well earned its status as point of city pride, the venerated piazza having served as venue for executions, military exercises, public demonstrations and—more recently—a morning street market,  vendors setting up and selling their wares daily before breaking down in the P.M.  At Campo dei Fiori’s center is a statue of Giordan

YoungArts at Bal Harbour Cultural Series

February 3, 2011 - 12:24pm

On Thursday December 9th, YoungArts showcased a 90-minute multi-discipline performance by its award-winning graduates from California, New York, Ohio and Florida. The show, emceed by Christina DePaul, YoungArts President and CEO, took place ate ONE Bal Harbour Resort & Spa as part of the Bal Harbour Cultural Series, and featured alumni Kate Davis, Ernest Baker, Ben Pila, Emmet Cohen and Blaine Krauss.

Hello, I Must Be Going

February 1, 2011 - 11:19am

My relationship with mustachioed, cigar-smoking comedian Groucho Marx began when I played him in the York Theatre's 2008 Off-Broadway revival of Minnie's Boys — a short-lived, 1971 Broadway musical originally starring Shelley Winters, which explored the young Marx Brothers' relationship with their mother, Minnie, and how their screen personas emerged out of real life idiosyncrasies.