YoungArts New York



SAVE THE DATE: April 12-17, 2016

From April 27 to May 3, 2015, YoungArts traveled to the place dreams are made of for YoungArts New York, where the next Andrew Rannells, Doug Aitken, Desmond Richardson, and Kerry Washington showcased their creativity through a performance curated by Mikhail Baryshnikov and Pedja Muzijevic and performances directed by Christian Hebel and Jay Scheib, as well as readings, exhibitions and screenings at some of the City’s preeminent arts institutions. These emerging artists, ages 15-18, were selected from 11,000 applications. 

The Winners who participated in YoungArts New York had the opportunity to learn from a truly impressive list of Master Teachers, including Tony and Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris; former Gossip Girl and current Girls actress Zuzanna Szadkowski (1997 YoungArts Winner in Theater and U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts); actress and comedian Rachael HarrisBessie Award-winning choreographers Ralph Lemon and Reggie WilsonVisionaire co-founders James Kaliardos and Cecilia Dean; best-selling author Joan Morgan; acclaimed painter José Parlá; composer and violinist Daniel Bernard Roumain; and Tony Award-winning Singer/Songwriter Stew, among others.


Support for YoungArts New York 2015 was provided by the YoungArts New York Council, The Bonnie Cashin Fund at The New York Community Trust, Agnes Gund, and Barbara J. Slifka.

Photos from this year's YoungArts New York will be available on our Facebook page soon! In the meantime, check out photos from the 2014 YoungArts New York.