Past Performance
Baryshnikov Arts Center Hosts


Apr 27 - May 3, 2015

During YoungArts New York, YoungArts Winners in the visual, literary, performing and design arts will take part in a week-long intensive, working with experts in their field. 50 of these talented young dancers, singers, actors and musicians will then present their work through two multidisciplinary performances at BAC.

Apr 30 / Thu at 8PM
Dance, Music, Theater + Voice performance curated by Mikhail Baryshnikov and Pedja Muzijevic

An eclectic program ranging from Mozart's Divertimento for strings to Duke Ellington’s Solitude, and a monologue from Irvine Walsh's Trainspotting to a performance of traditional Indian dance.

Jerome Robbins Theater
Tickets: $15, members $10 (with promo code)* 

May 2 / Sat at 8PM
Dance, Music, Theater + Voice performance directed by Jay Scheib
Howard Gilman Performance Space
Tickets: $15, members $10 (with promo code)*

For the complete YoungArts New York schedule, click here.

*To become a YoungArts member, or if you are a current YoungArts member and need the promo code for the discount, contact or (305) 377-1140. For more information on membership, click here.

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

The National YoungArts Foundation
Organization Bio

The National YoungArts Foundation

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) was established in 1981 by Lin and Ted Arison to identify and support the next generation of artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts; assist them at critical junctures in their educational and professional development; and raise appreciation for the arts in American society. Each year, there are approximately 11,000 applications to YoungArts from 15-18 year old (or grades 10-12) artists, and from these, approximately 800 winners are selected.

YoungArts provides these emerging artists with life-changing experiences and validation by renowned mentors, access to significant scholarships, national recognition and other opportunities at critical junctures throughout their careers to help ensure that the nation’s most outstanding emerging artists are encouraged to pursue careers in the arts. To date, YoungArts has honored more than 20,000 alumni, including Doug Aitken, Josh Groban, Jenji Kohan, Desmond Richardson and Kerry Washington, with over $12 million in monetary awards; facilitated in excess of $60 million in college scholarship opportunities in the past two years; and enabled its participants to work with some of the most distinguished artists in the world, such as Marina Abramović, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Plácido Domingo, Zaha Hadid, Jeff Koons, Robert Redford and Bruce Weber.

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