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Published: Published: August 29th, 2019

YoungArts’ National Arts Competition for 15-18 Year Old Visual, Literary, or Performing Artists

ABOUT THE COMPETITION

YoungArts’ signature program is an application-based award for emerging artists ages 15–18 or in grades 10–12 from across the United States. Selected through a blind adjudication process conducted by an independent panel of highly accomplished artists, YoungArts winners receive valuable support, including financial awards of up to $10,000, professional development and educational experiences working with renowned mentors, and performance and exhibition opportunities at some of the nation’s leading cultural institutions. Joining a 20,000-strong alumni community, they receive creative and professional development opportunities and connect with an extraordinarily rich network of peers.

 

For more information view the 2020 Application Poster

WHY APPLY

  • ​Receive up to $10,000 in cash awards

  • Take master classes with accomplished artists

  • ​Become eligible for nomination as a U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts

  • Receive a lifetime of creative and professional development opportunities

  • Achieve national recognition

ELIGIBILITY

  • Be a citizen of the United States or permanent resident/green card recipient (copy of documentation is required in the application)

  • Be in grades 10–12 or 15–18 years of age on December 1, 2019

  • Have not already been named a YoungArts Finalist and previously attended YoungArts Week

HOW TO APPLY

  • Complete the YoungArts application on Acceptd, including required documentation and audition or portfolio materials. ​Pay the $35 application fee or get a fee waiver. Learn more about fee waivers in our FAQ.

Deadline for applications is October 11th, 2019 11:59pm Eastern Time.

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Published: Published: August 21st, 2019

Harmony Project Phoenix- 15 Music Scholarships Available

Harmony Project Phoenix is expanding programming this year!

15 Scholarships are available for students ages 5-17 interested in music & attending Title I schools.

 

Each scholarship comprises of:

  • Year long Private or group lesson
  • Year long Orchestra participation
  • Musical Instrument at no cost (based on availability)
  • Performance at ASU
  • Solo Recitals
  • $1,200 annual value

For more information HP-Scholarships

Questions? Email [email protected] or call 480.227.8607

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Published: Published: April 24th, 2019

ASU Digital Culture Summer Institute for Young Makers

Young makers, engineers, and artists ages 12-18!

Join Arizona State University faculty this June 10th–28th at the Digital Culture Summer Institute and make your own games, interactive art, robots, videos, digital music, and 3D design. Use the latest tools and methods in digital fabrication and media production as you learn to fuse the creative worlds of art and engineering. Week-long classes are offered Monday-Friday, 9 PM–5 PM throughout June. See the schedule for full details & sign up at the link below.

http://summer.digitalculture.asu.edu

Some classes include:

Interactive Augmented Reality

2D (Stop Motion) and 3D Animation

Code for Games

Prototyping Experimental Musical Instruments

Digital Sound Design

Making Movies

Introduction to Robotics

Design Thinking

For questions, please contact co-directors [email protected] and [email protected].

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Published: Published: September 24th, 2018

Arizona Dance Education Organization (AzDEO)  1st Middle School  Dance Festival

 

Register Now!! AzDEO.org under Events

LOCATION: Mesa Arts Academy

221 W 6th Ave, Mesa, AZ 85210

DATE: Sat. February 16, 2019, 9 am- 1 pm.

REGISTRATION FEES: Fees are per school!

Early (Payment Postmarked by December 1st):

$100 for AzDEO/NDEO Members

$150 for non-members

Regular: (12/2/2018-1/10/19) 

$150.00 for AzDEO/NDEO members

$200.00 non-members

Late Reg: (1/11/2019- 2/12/19):  Same fee as regular but no option to perform or to purchase t-shirts.

ADJUDICATION: $20 for AzDEO/NDEO members; 25 for non-members. This is entirely voluntary. Schools can opt out of being adjudicated.

VIDEO: $25 for AzDEO/NDEO members and $35 for non-members.

PAYMENT: All checks and Purchase Orders should be made out to AzDEO.

 MAIL PAYMENTS TO: Arizona Dance Education Organization State Dance Festival PO BOX 60152 Phoenix, AZ 85082-0152

Fill out your purchase orders NOW!! Registration and class availability is on a first come, first served basis, so please register on-line and mail your registration fee ASAP. Once fees (check or P.O.) have been received, you will be officially registered for classes.

Additional Information at our website under events.

 

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Published: Published: September 4th, 2018

Upcoming Student Opportunities- DEADLINES Approaching!

 

 

 

ESSA Call for Performing Arts

  • Hosting organization: ADE
  • Deadline: September 14th
  • Who: 6th – 12th grades
  • Application

ESSA Call for STEAM presentations

  • Hosting organization: ADE
  • Deadline: September 14th
  • Who: 5th – 12th grades
  • Application

ASU Gammage School to Work

  • Hosting organization: ASU
  • Deadline: September 15th
  • Who: High school
  • Application

ASU Gammage Kaleidoscope

  • Hosting organization: ASU
  • Deadline: September 15th
  • Who: Title I High schools
  • Application

 

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Published: Published: September 3rd, 2018

AzDEO Student Choreography Contest

AzDEO is pleased to announce its Student Choreography Contest for 2018-19. Students in Middle and High School, and College are encouraged to submit their choreography for adjudication.

 

 

Criteria:

  1. Must be based on the given theme. This year the theme is “Landmarks” (can be a physical location, a “landmark moment” in your life, a landmark moment in history, a landmark event).
  2. Maximum length is 4 minutes.
  3. Only the choreography will be judged, but performance can affect the quality of the choreography.
  4. Choreographer does not have to be a performer.

Choreography Criteria

  1. Composition, Originality/Creativity, Visual Effect, Interpretation of   Accompaniment
  2. Must be submitted digitally to the google drive link. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1fXreUZZPRZpMrFCn2KhHtQMcJDTLjT7c.
    1. MP4 format only
    2. Must include your name, age, school at the beginning of the video, and a written artistic statement also submitted (include your name, age and school).

Submissions are due Oct. 15th, Jan. 15th and March 15th. Each deadline date is for a new round of adjudication.

Only 4 submissions per school per each submission deadline. 4 may be submitted in October, 4 in January, 4 in March.

AzDEO will award a certificate to the student and school.

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Published: Published: September 3rd, 2018

AzDEO 2018-19 Dance Education Advocacy Student Essay Contest application now open!

Open to grade levels 7th-post secondary.

This year’s theme: “How has dance impacted your understanding and appreciation of people’s differences and your behavior towards others?”

 Cash awards given to support the student’s dance program.

Visit our website for more information and to Apply.

Essays are due Oct 15th

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Published: Published: August 29th, 2018

ASU Gammage School to Work- DEADLINE APPROACHING!

ASU Gammage School to Work provides the opportunity for high school students to explore other career paths within an arts presenting organization. During this three-hour interactive workshop led by ASU Gammage staff, students are “hired” to work within ASU Gammage departments to solve real-world scenarios and have the opportunity to have a special Q&A session from a crew member from the current touring Broadway production. There are two School to Work opportunities available for 2-4 schools total. This program is open to high school students only. Fees are $10 per student.

 

Fall School to Work with guest from DEAR EVAN HANSEN – November 29, 2018 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Spring School to Work with guest from ALADDIN – February 14, 2019 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

 

  • Applications Open – August 15, 2018
  • Applications Close – September 15, 2018        
  • Selected Schools Notified – October 1, 2018  

 

Contact us for more information.

 

 

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Published: Published: August 29th, 2018

High School Title I Opportunities from ASU Gammage!!

ASU Gammage Molly Blank Fund Kaleidoscope

ALADDIN

February 16, 2019

2:00 p.m.

Each year, the ASU Gammage Molly Blank Fund Kaleidoscope program provides 100 Title I high school students with the opportunity to study and attend a Broadway show. The 2018-2019 Molly Blank Fund Kaleidoscope program will feature the Disney musical ALADDIN on February 16, 2019, at 2:00 p.m. Students from the 2-3 selected schools engage in six weeks of show-related curriculum aligned with Arizona Department of Education standards. Lessons explore the show’s themes, characters, music, history, and technical theatre elements. Students synthesize what they have learned by presenting projects at the post-show dinner with the Broadway cast. There is no fee to participate in Kaleidoscope. Bus reimbursement is also provided.

Theatre, Music, English, and Social Studies teachers are encouraged to apply.

Open to Title I high schools only.

  • Applications Open – August 15, 2018
  • Applications Close – September 15, 2018        
  • Selected Schools Notified – October 1, 2018        
  • Curriculum Implementation – January – February 2019    

ALADDIN matinee – February 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.

 

Contact us for more information.

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Published: Published: August 28th, 2018

Date extended! Apply to present Student Talent at ADE’s ESSA Conference!

Showcasing Title I talent!

ADE invites you to apply to showcase your Title I Student Talent!

Complete the Performing Arts, or STEAM application by September 14!

Complete the Visual Arts entry form and submit your work to ADE by October 31!

 

You can access the NEW digital Application Form and Eligibility/Requirements by visiting our student portal!

ESSA Conference Logo

Come join us!! The ADE ESSA Conference is November 14th and 15th in Tucson Arizona.

Student Transportation to and from the event is the responsibility of the LEA.

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