YoungArts could not do the work we do to identify, recognize and award outstanding students in the arts without the work, support and effort of educators. We invite educators to get involved with YoungArts and encourage their students to apply to our signature competition. 

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Support Your Artists

We are here to support educators in their efforts to encourage their students to apply to YoungArts. To request a school presentation or application materials, please contact Heike Dempster at [email protected].

Experience YoungArts

YoungArts provides arts educators the chance to network with their peers from around the country, observe award winners in master classes and attend performances and exhibitions. We also offer professional learning opportunities for educators in audition preparation and portfolio development.

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Keep up with YoungArts by following us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Use the hashtag #becauseofyoungarts across platforms to share your YoungArts story with us.