Young Performing Artist Program

The mission of the Young Performing Artists Consortia of Alabama is to identify and address the specialized needs in career development of the emerging performing artists Alabama and to provide viable creative solutions to manage development.

Who Participates/Eligibility

Performing artists who reside in Alabama, at the very beginning of a career who offer repertoire within the categories listed and provide two appropriate letters of recommendation are eligible to apply using these criteria:

  • Currently hold a degree from an accredited college or university in a related field of endeavor, and
  • Hold local, regional, national or international credits as a lead/featured performer with a university or professional level performing arts institute
  • Has been adjudicated within the past three years through a national or regional performing arts organizations i.e., the National Association of Teachers of Singers or the Southeastern Theatre Conference

Using these criteria, ASCA-YPACP reserves the right to accept or reject applications.

Dance Music Theatre
Ballet Piano ~ Violin Classical
Jazz Viola ~ Cello Contemporary
Modern Voice ~ Flute Musical Theatre
Tap Oboe ~ Guitar
World Dance Trumpet
French Horn
Piano Trio
String Quartet

Artists must be available for concert bookings in Alabama for a minimum of three weeks (three day intervals) between October and September of season/fiscal year, in order to be eligible to audition.

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