Young Audiences of Virginia, Inc has been selected by Classic Air’s One Hour Heating and Air Conditioning as a finalist in their One Hour Cares competition! Visit www.onehourcares.com and “like” our entry. The winner receives $1,000 towards their organization! More likes = more chances to win! Please vote for YAV and please SHARE!
YAV Dance Club at Seatack Elementary, An Achievable Dream Academy
Get ready for a movin’ and groovin’ year of learning! The students at Seatack Elementary an Achievable Dream Academy will discover the history and key movements of classical ballet and modern dance in a year-long residency. With a curriculum designed by Young Audiences and a teaching artist from Todd Rosenlieb Dance, the students will cover dance history, learn dance terminology and develop their skills in creating their own choreography. The residency is split into two semesters and performances will be at the end of each semester.
Meet Anna Green, YAV’s Scheduling Projects Director!
Anna Heywood Green is currently the Scheduling Projects Director for Young Audiences – Arts for Learning – Virginia. Anna joined YAV in January of 2004 and previously served as the Scheduling Director, coordinating and managing artists, teachers, and staff.
Now as the Projects Director, Anna supports YAV’s mission through preparation of proposals and grants for financial support for our services while providing logistic and planning support for special events, projects, residencies, professional development for educators and artists, marketing, and conferences. From serving as a liaison to program site or artists to coordinating and tracking planning, schedules, assessments, and documentation, Anna is ecstatic to assist the students and educators of Virginia in receiving the quality arts-in-education experiences they deserve.
Thank you to Portsmouth Museum & Fine Arts Commission!
Thanks to the generous support of the Portsmouth Museum & Fine Arts Commission, Young Audiences of Virginia will be able to provide subsidized in-school, after school and community programming to the students and families of Portsmouth, Virginia. We can not thank you enough for your continued support of YAV!
Vote for YAV in Giving Back Awards by August 18th!
Young Audiences of Virginia is committed to strengthening the role that the arts play in helping to enrich learning and life for all children throughout Virginia. We ask that you support our work by voting for YAV in the Coastal Virginia Magazine‘s Giving Back Awards contest! Click here to cast your vote for YAV and to show your support for arts-in-education in your community!
Thank you to our Bodacious Pig Pickin’ Sponsors!
YAV’s Bodacious Pig Pickin’ is happening in Roanoke, this Friday, August 14th! Come out and help us celebrate our 60th anniversary! YAV staff, board members, city officials and artists will join in on the fun. Plus, music by Appalachian musicians and YAV ensemble, After Jack
Become a “Friend of YAV”!
Young Audiences of Virginia will be breaking ground on a new group of “Friends!” Under the leadership of two YAV board members, Judy Gutterman and Vivian Margulies, along with our dear friend Fran Pederson, our Friends of YAV group will be launched on October 10, 2015 at a brunch at Cambria at Cornerstone. The purpose of this group is to develop a volunteer base to support our artists, teachers and staff. Members of Friends of YAV will help host our Whistle Stop Tours, be trained as program observers and evaluators, help with special events and projects, and help in the office during busy times. If you would like to join Friends of YAV, please contact Jasmine Khadrane here , and she will forward your name to Vivian and Judy.
Meet Daniel Pope, YAV’s Bookkeeper
Danny joined YAV in January 2015 with more than 10 years of experience in accounting and financial management. Since then, Danny has provided integrity and commitment to his work to fulfill Young Audiences’ mission. Danny has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business with a concentration in Finance from the University of Phoenix. In his spare time, Danny enjoys spending time with family, his wonderful son Tristan, boating on the Nottoway River, golfing and being adventurous. In addition to Danny’s experience and personal qualities, he has a passion to help children receive a solid educational foundation by educating our youth through the arts.
Thank you Virginia Beach Fine Arts & Humanities Commission!
Thanks to the generous support of the Virginia Beach Fine Arts & Humanities Commission, Young Audiences of Virginia will be able to provide subsidized in-school, after school and community programming to the students and families of Virginia Beach. We can not thank you enough for your continued support of YAV!