Educator Resources

recommendations from Educators

  • Creative Writing: Use a modern creative writing reading list, focus on a craft based program, and provide prompts or models to students. 
  • Dance: Filming auditions, diversity, and more. 
  • Cinematic Arts: Building a narrative, storytelling, and more recommendations.
  • Theater: Auditioning on film vs audition in person, and more practical tips. 
  • Voice: Protecting your voice and knowing when to take a break.

YoungArts Downloadable Materials

YoungArts Poster:


YoungArts Discipline Requirements:

Cinematic Arts: Animation, Documentary, Narrative 
Classical Music: Accordion | Composition | Double Bass | Euphonium | French Horn | Guitar | Harp | Harpsichord | Organ | Percussion | Piano | Recorder | Trombone 
Trumpet | Tuba | Viola | Violin | Violoncello | Woodwinds (Bassoon, Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Saxophone)
Dance: Ballet | Choreography | Hip Hop | Jazz | Modern/Contemporary | Tap | World Dance Forms
Design: Architecture, Fashion, Graphic, Product 
Jazz: Composition | Instrumental | Percussion
Photography: Photography
Theater: Musical, Spoken
Visual: Visual Arts
Voice: Classical | Jazz | Pop | Singer-Songwriter 
Writing: Creative Nonfiction | Novel | Play or Script | Poetry | Short Story | Spoken Word

Be sure to check out the discipline pages on the website for more videos with specific tips for auditions and portfolios.