Culture & Art

Inspiring Youth

Tony Award-winning Dancer, Choreographer & YoungArts Artistic Advisor Bill T. Jones leads an alumni performance to honor the artistic excellence of the 2014 YoungArts finalists and winners.
Text by Carla Torres | June 8, 2018 | Culture & Art

With a new year comes new opportunity. The National YoungArts Foundation pays tribute to that early on with their annual fundraiser, The YoungArts Performance & Gala. The event coincides with YoungArts Week, the foundation’s signature program that revels the leading emerging artists in the visual, literary and performing arts. Approximately 800 notable attendees gather in the YoungArts campus on Jan. 11 to honor the accomplishments of gifted and still-developing young artists. Elizabeth & Facundo Bacardi will co-chair the festivities, which will be emceed by Tony Award-winning Actor & Singer Brian “Stroke” Mitchell;