National YoungArts Week

2015 National YoungArts Week performances

During National YoungArts Week, approximately 160 YoungArts Winners in the visual, literary, performing and design arts take part in a week-long intensive and work with masters in their field. These talented young artists present their work through public performances and exhibitions at the YoungArts Campus and New World Center. 

Monday, January 4, 2016
8:00 p.m. – Classical, Jazz, Pop & Singer/Songwriter Voice Performance, New World Center, Main Hall 

Tuesday, January 5, 2016
8:00 p.m. – Theater & Jazz Instrumental Performance, New World Center, Main Hall

Wednesday, January 6, 2016
8:00 p.m. – Dance Performance & Cinematic Arts Screenings, New World Center, Main Hall 

Thursday, January 7, 2016
8:30 p.m. – Classical Music Concert, New World Center, Main Hall

Friday, January 8, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. – Writers’ Readings YoungArts Campus, Jewel Box, 3rd Floor

7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Visual Arts, Photography and Design Exhibition YoungArts Campus, Gallery, 1st & 2nd Floors; Jewel Box, 3rd Floor 

Check out the rest of the 2016 YoungArts Week Exhibition here.

Saturday, January 9, 2016
7:00 p.m. – YoungArts Backyard Ball 

The 2016 YoungArts Backyard Ball is a spectacular event that benefits programming for the National YoungArts Foundation. More than 800 notable attendees will gather in Miami for the Backyard Ball. During dinner, we will recognize three selected honorees for their outstanding commitment to the arts: Rosie Perez, Tony Yazbeck, and Robert Wilson. Chairs: Margarita and Armando Codina & Tracey and Bruce Berkowitz  

For more information on tickets for YoungArts Week, write to Katie Breuil at

For updates on the next National YoungArts Week and other upcoming events, check out our Events Calendar or sign up for our newsletter and let the updates come to you.

Check out photos from 2015 National YoungArts Week on our Facebook page, as well as videos of the performances on YouTube.

YoungArts thanks the following sponsors for their support: