YoungArts, the core program of the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts (NFAA), is the proud recipient of a generous gift from Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) that will support the YoungArts Voice Discipline. FOX and the cast and producers of GLEE recently presented a check for $25,000 to Christina DePaul, President and CEO of YoungArts, at the show’s premiere screening and post-party in Los Angeles. GLEE, an innovative comedy about a high school glee club, premiered September 9th.
YoungArts is a national non-profit organization based in Miami that recognizes and supports America’s most talented 17- and 18-year-olds in the visual, literary, and performing arts. YoungArts is the sole nominating agency for the Presidential Scholars in the Arts. The organization provides young emerging artists with both financial support and life-changing experiences. Students participate in master classes with world-renowned artists like Frank Gehry, James Rosenquist, Edward Albee, Placido Domingo, and Mikhail Baryshnikov; they showcase and perform at professional venues such as the Kennedy Center and the Smithsonian; and are given monetary awards and scholarship opportunities.