YoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and More

YoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and More

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)'s 2016 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 12 to 17 and will offer 2016 YoungArts Winners from the New York area - selected from a record number of 12,000 applications - a rare opportunity to learn, connect and collaborate with fellow peers and creative luminaries across artistic disciplines.

The intensive week will include interdisciplinary workshops, seminars and master classes with renowned leaders in their fields as Derrick Adams, Carla Dirlikov Canales, Joan Lader, Joan Morgan, Adesola Osakalumi, Sir Salman Rushdie, and Conrad Tao, among others.

During YoungArts New York, participants also share their talents with the public through a series of multidisciplinary performances at Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC), curated by BAC's Artistic Director and legendary performer Mikhail Baryshnikov, with BAC's Artistic Administrator Pedja Muzijevic, as well as by Grammy Award-winning violinist Christian Hebel.

On Friday, April 15, a visual arts and photography exhibition, writers' reading and film screenings will be held at Sotheby's New York, and the week will culminate on April 17 with a jazz, theater, music and voice performance at National Sawdust, directed by YoungArts alumni Emmet Cohen and Marika Hughes.

YoungArts Winners from the New York area in the visual, design, literary and performing arts.

2016 YoungArts New York Performances, Exhibition, Readings and Screenings:

Thursday, April 14, 2016

8:00 PM

Music, Voice & Dance Performance, Curated by Mikhail Baryshnikov & Pedja Muzijevic

Baryshnikov Arts Center (Jerome Robbins Theater, 3rd Floor)
450 West 37th Street, New York, NY 10018
For directions and parking information, click here
Admission: $15* or $10 for YoungArts members and alumni. To purchase tickets, click here.

Friday, April 15, 2016

6:30 PM

Visual Arts & Photography Exhibition, Writers' Readings and Film screenings

Sotheby's New York (Bristol Gallery, 2nd Floor) 1334 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021
For directions and parking information, click here Admission: Invite only.

YoungArts Strategic Partner, ONE Sotheby's International Realty, South Florida's leading luxury brokerage firm, will host a private dinner following the event at Sotheby's New York.

Saturday, April 16, 2016

8:00 PM

Music, Voice & Dance Performance, Directed by Christian Hebel

Baryshnikov Arts Center (Jerome Robbins Theater, 3rd Floor)
450 West 37th Street, New York, NY 10018
For directions and parking information, click here
Admission: $15* or $10 for YoungArts members and alumni. To purchase tickets, click here. *Please be in touch for complimentary media tickets.

Sunday, April 17, 2016

2:00 PM

Jazz, Theater, Music & Voice Performance, Directed by Emmet Cohen & Marika Hughes

National Sawdust
80 North 6th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11249
For directions and parking information, click here
Admission: $15* or $10 for YoungArts members and alumni. To purchase tickets, click here. *Please be in touch for complimentary media tickets.

*Ticket fees apply. To become a YoungArts member, visit www.youngarts.org/membership.

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) was established in 1981 by Lin and Ted Arison to identify and nurture the most accomplished young artists in the visual, literary, design and performing arts, and assist them at critical junctures in their educational and professional development. Through a wide range of annual programs, regular performances, and partnerships with some of the nation's leading cultural institutions, YoungArts aspires to create a strong community of alumni and a platform for a lifetime of encouragement, opportunity and support.

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