YoungArts Miami | February 20–25, 2018
Presented in partnership with the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, this year’s Los Angeles public offerings will include a jazz instrumental performance and writers’ readings on Monday, March 26; a classical music performance on Tuesday, March 27, directed by violinist Lina Bahn; and a multidisciplinary performance directed by master teacher and musical director Christian Hebel on Wednesday, March 28. On Sunday, March 25, a design, photography and visual arts exhibition curated by Jamillah James will open and remain on view until April 14 at Building Bridges.
YoungArts Los Angeles participants will also have the opportunity to learn from Academy Award-winning cinematographer Doug Blush (1984 Winner in Cinematic Arts), visual artist Mariah Garnett, Lucie Foundation Executive Director Cat Jimenezand distinguished jazz musician Dr. Ron McCurdy.
YoungArts New York | April 24–29, 2018
On the heels of the YoungArts New York Gala on Wednesday, April 18, at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, the regional program in New York City will kick off in partnership with Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC). On Saturday, April 28, a dance, jazz, theater and voice performance directed by YoungArts alumnus and Tony Award-winning musical director Michael Arden (2001 Winner in Theater & U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts) will be presented at BAC’s Jerome Robbins Theater, followed by a classical music performance led by acclaimed cellist Jeffrey Zeigler and writers’ readings on Sunday, April 29. A design, photography and visual arts exhibition will also be presented. Details to follow.