YoungArts Alumni

YoungArts winners represent a dynamic group of artists including actors Viola Davis and Kerry Washington; Academy Award winning screenwriter and director John Ridley; Tony Award winner Billy Porter; president and chief executive officer of the Music Center in Los Angeles Rachel Moore; recording artists Judith Hill, Josh Groban and Chris Young; musicians Terence Blanchard, Jennifer Koh and Josh Groban; choreographer Desmond Richardson; writers Sam Lipsyte and Naomi Wolf; internationally acclaimed artists Doug Aitken and Daniel Arsham, and many more.

YoungArts alumni represent a dynamic group of artists

  • Oscar, Grammy, Emmy and Tony award winners and nominees
  • dancers with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the New York City Ballet
  • musicians in the Chicago Symphony and New York Philharmonic Orchestras
  • The New York Times bestselling authors
  • artists who exhibit at The Museum of Modern Art
  • filmmakers who present at Sundance Film Festival and the Cannes Film Festival