These talented and dedicated performers have developed crucial communication and life skills that have resulted in heightened cultural awareness, a commitment to excellence and community service, and an appreciation for diversity.
YEA members and alumni have grown to become talented forces in the arts and entertainment industry.
Here are a few examples of our YEA fruit!
Kamil starred as “Ernie Cooper” on Disney Channel’s K.C. Undercover. He also appeared as “Bumpty” in Grown Ups 2, and did voiceover acting in Rise of the Guardians.
Kamil McFadden, K.C. Undercover
At 18, Jai’Len is a Broadway newcomer with rave reviews for her portrayal of “Pearl Krabs” in SpongeBob SquarePants.
Jai’Len Josey, SpongeBob SquarePants
Tyler nailed it as young Bobby Brown in BET’s outstanding biopic, New Edition Story.
Tyler Williams, New Edition Story
Saycon has starred in numerous Broadway musicals such as Fela!, Wicked, Aida, The Color Purple, as well as television and film.
Saycon Sengbloh, Tony Award® Nominee
“I usually choreograph from my personal experiences. It’s the only way I’m able to share, but heal at the same time.”