Dance Performance & Film ScreeningsJanuary 5–12, 2020*

National YoungArts Week is YoungArt’s signature program that aims to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and community while offering Finalists the guidance needed to prepare for the next stage of their artistic development.

During the intensive, week-long and all-inclusive program, artists across 10 disciplines participate in master classes and workshops with internationally recognized leaders in their field, including Academy Award-winning director, producer, editor, writer and cinematographer Doug Blush; award-winning photographer Corinne May Botz; three-time New York Dance and Performance Awardee Nora Chipaumire; award-winning visual artist Teresita Fernández; Grammy-award winning vocalist and songwriter Lisa Fischer; best-selling authors Michael Grunwald and Kristen Simmons; acclaimed violinist Corin Lee; award-winning journalist, author, and provocative cultural critic Joan Morgan; American stage and television actress Karen Olivo; critically acclaimed pianist Elizabeth Joy Roe; multi-Grammy nominated artist Patrice Rushen; and nine-time Grammy winner and a 17-time Grammy nominee Janis Siegel among many others.

Throughout the week, Finalists’ work will be further adjudicated to determine additional award levels. Each evening, audiences can experience the work of the next generation of artists through performances in voice, jazz, theater, dance and classical music, as well as film screenings at New World Center, writers’ readings in the YoungArts Jewel Box, and a visual arts, photography and design exhibition in the YoungArts Gallery.

National YoungArts Week 2020 Schedule

Performances at New World Center
500 17th Street | Miami Beach

Monday, January 6 | 8 PM ET
Classical, Jazz & Pop Voice Performance
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Tuesday, January 7 | 8 PM ET
Jazz Instrumental & Theater Performance
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Wednesday, January 8 | 8 PM ET
Dance Performance & Film Screenings
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Thursday, January 9 | 8:30 PM ET
Classical Music Concert
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On the YoungArts Campus
2100 Biscayne Boulevard | Miami

Friday, January 10
Writers’ Readings | 6 PM ET
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Design, Photography & Visual Arts Exhibition Opening | 7:30 PM ET
Free with RSVP

Alumni, please reach out to for your free ticket to the performances.
Members at the $250 level and above, please reach out to to request your two free tickets to the performances.
Students, please reach out to for discounted tickets.

*Winners in Classical Music and Voice will need to arrive for the program on January 4, 2020

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