YoungArts Backyard Ball

 Join us for this magical evening that kicks off the 2015 social season! YoungArts Backyard Ball benefits programming for the National YoungArts Foundation and is the culmination of National YoungArts Week, our signature national program that celebrates the nation’s best emerging artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts.  More than 700 notable attendees will gather in Miami to honor the achievements of the 2015 YoungArts Finalists. The event features cocktails, dinner and dancing, and a one-of-a-kind performance by our incredibly talented YoungArts alumni from around the nation. During the evening, we will also recognize three prominent awardees for their invaluable commitment to the arts. 

Click here for a complete list of table benefits. To reserve your ticket(s) or table(s), please download and send in the Backyard Ball Commitment Form available here.

Please contact or call 305.377.1140, extension 1802 for more information.


2014 YoungArts Gala Pictured: Frank Gehry, Rosie Perez, Andrew Rannells, Rita Moreno, Paul Lehr,
Zaha Hadid and Brian Stokes Mitchell / Photo: World Red Eye    

 The 2014 YoungArts Performance and Gala included a performance directed by Tony Award winner, renowned dancer/choreographer and YoungArts Artistic Advisor, Bill T. Jones, performed by our spectacular alumni from across the nation. Our emcee, Tony Award winning actor and singer Brian “Stokes” Mitchell, recognized three awardees for their invaluable commitment to the arts: Arison Award Honorees, Pritzker Award winning architect Zaha Hadid and Academy Award Winning singer, dancer and actress, Rita Moreno, and Alumni Honoree, actor, singer and 1997 YoungArts Winner in Theater, Andrew Rannells.