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Welcome to Young Audiences

Young Audiences of Louisiana is the leading provider of arts education and integration programs in the state of Louisiana. Through 50 years of experience Young Audiences has evolved to serve the ever-changing needs of students, educators, and administrators in our state. Join us, along with our national, state, and local partners in bringing quality arts programs to every student across the great state of Louisiana.

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Our Initiatives

Young Audiences of Louisiana offers six signature initiatives that cover all of the arts-education needs of schools and districts. From 45-minute performances for school assemblies to semester long artist residencies in the classroom, from special programs for our youngest learners in pre-school to providing trained enrichment teachers for afterschool and summer programs, from professional development workshops for teachers and teaching artists to nationally recognized arts-integrated curriculum Young Audiences has bright ideas for arts and education in your school.



Professional Development


Early Learning

Through a balance of demonstration and audience participation, captivating live performances by Young Audiences artists challenge students to think creatively.   Professional development workshops for teachers conducted by our program staff and teaching artists may be tailored to meet the particular needs of an individual school or an entire school district.   Imagine young children learning basic math, science and reading skills by acting, singing, and dancing.
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Afterschool and
Summer Programs


Arts for Learning



Designed to connect seamlessly to the school day, these programs combine academics, arts and culture, and life skills.    Arts for Learning Curriculum provide classroom teachers, even those without any arts training, with lesson plans that enliven core academic subjects to energize and engage students.   Residencies bring professional artists into the classroom to engage students in dynamic and creative approaches to learning.
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Young Audiences Charter School

Young Audiences Charter School is a Type 1 charter authorized by the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Charter schools are independent public schools with rigorous curriculum programs and unique educational approaches. Our arts-integrated curriculum reflects recent research from the arts education field that provides significant evidence of the value of the arts in the learning process. Students residing in Jefferson Parish will be considered eligible applicants for admission, regardless of ethnicity, gender, or exceptionality. For 2013-14 school year, we will be accepting applications for K, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade students. We will begin accepting applications as soon as we are assigned a school building.

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Latest News
Young Audiences to offer Baby Artsplay! Community Classes at Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center
August 28, 2015

Young Audiences to offer Baby Artsplay! Community Classes at Broadmoor Arts and Wellness Center Classes every Tuesday Sept. 8 - Oct. 6 @ 10am

Community Giving Day at Whole Foods Market
July 23, 2015

Shop at Broad Street Whole Foods Market on Wednesday, August 5th, anytime between 7am - 9pm and 5% of net sales will go to support GRoW - a Young Audiences managed health and wellness program. Go to www.growfivepercent.eventbrite.com to make a pledge to visit Whole Foods Market on Broad Street.

-UPDATE-After School Teachers and Teaching Artists wanted (Hammond,LA)
August 14, 2014

Young Audiences is now hiring the following positions for after school education programs in Hammond, LA.

JCPenney Partners with Young Audiences Arts for Learning
August 13, 2014

JCPenney Partners with Young Audiences Arts for Learning.


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