What is YAA?

To provide advanced level young emerging artists an environment and forum to increase skills at the highest level of performance from industry professionals in entertainment, business, education and health.

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  Young Artists Alliance 

Welcome to Young Artists Alliance (YAA)

Welcome to Young Artists Alliance (YAA), an advanced training for students of the Arts Conservatory for Teens.  YAA was developed to provide an opportunity and environment for advanced level students in the performing and visual arts to network with and learn from industry professionals in entertainment, business, education and health. Students meet once each week for master class training sessions, collaborative projects, and discussions with community leaders. 

Young Artists Alliance (YAA)


Innovative Joint Arts and Career-Prep Programs: YAA creates and provides innovative joint arts and career-prep opportunities for its student participants through its Bridge Initiative with colleges, universities, and professional schools locally, nationally, and abroad.


Professional Network of Excellence: YAA strategically connects industry professionals in the world of entertainment, business, education and health to its students. The purpose is to ensure that the students have a 360 learning and training experience.


A Platform for Global Performance and Training: YAA provides a platform for students to receive training both domestically and internationally through its global network and scholarships.


An Environment for the Highest Level of Success in the Performing and Visual Arts: YAA challenges its highest level of performers and visual artists to increase skills by constructive reviews and critiques conducted and facilitated by professionals and peers.


Unique Peer and Professional Collaborative: YAA develops annual projects and retreats for students to collaborate with local and national professionals. Collaborative projects may include social awareness projects through the arts, such as short films, music videos, exhibits, forums, and innovative collaboratives for our student professionals. 


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6:00PM-8:00PM  Young Artists Alliance (Advanced)

Location: University of South Florida St. Petersburg

                   1000 3rd Ave South, St. Petersburg, FL



Monday-Friday 9:00am-8:00pm

Saturday-Sunday Closed Except for Performances and Events

ACT | P.O. Box 35424 | St. Petersburg FL 33705 |ACTStPetersburg@gmail.com |Tel: 727-346-8223

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