In January, the National YoungArts Foundation brought to Miami a select group of teenagers from across the country who competed for the honor in the performing, cinematic, literary, and visual arts.
Broadway actor Tony Yazbeck has been honored by the National YoungArts Foundation with the Arison Alumni Award.
The Miami social calendar is punctuated by lots of fun events, but the National YoungArts Foundation’s Backyard Ball is definitely one of the most fun (and, as the name implies, young) events of the season.
"I came to honor the kids," said the film actress and former 'The View' co-host at a fundraiser that raised $1.6 million for the 35-year-old arts education nonprofit, which fostered the careers of such actors as Kerry Washington and Adrian Grenier.
Initially, the classical music concert held at New World Center last Thursday during YoungArts Week felt a bit like the most elegant high-school recital ever conceived.
While YoungArts alumni have long played a role as teachers and adjudicators on the panels that select the winners, in recent years the foundation has focused on bringing more of its graduates back to the fold as instructors, as well as in other ways.
National YoungArts Foundation promotes YoungArts Week—a week that has been happening for the past 35 years—as a life-changing experience.
Miami-based National YoungArts Foundation kicks off its 35th year with its annual YoungArts Week, January 3-10.
La fundación YoungArts celebrará su 35 aniversario recibiendo en Miami a los casi 170 finalistas de su programa insignia, quienes trabajaran con maestros y mentores como Tarell McCraney, Joan Morgan, Sara Lamb, Jose Parla entre otros reconocidos artistas de diversas disciplinas.
'Stones against Diamonds' is presented by the Rolls-Royce Arts Programme in partnership with the National YoungArts Foundation.
Complexions Contemporary Ballet is the first dance company in residence at YoungArts, and the New York-based troupe is finding inspiration inside the box -- and out.