Welcome to Youth Excellence on Stage Academy ASEAN 2016. This year, ASEAN’s most talented young singers, songwriters, actors, dancers, DJs, rappers, MCs, Beatboxers and music producers from across the region will gather at Jakarta’s prestigious Institute of the Arts to study with America’s finest Hip Hop, Broadway and Songwriting professionals from New York City. The 2016 Program
This is a tuition-free program brought to you by the U.S. Embassy to Indonesia and participating Embassies across ASEAN, along with American Voices and the Jakarta Institute of the Arts. We are accepting up to 50 participants from across Indonesia on full scholarship (including housing, meals and travel) and another 50 from across ASEAN with two levels of scholarship. All scholarship information is here.
This is a highly competitive program. You may apply online and send us links to audio and video files best representing your talent. The application deadline is Sunday, June 19. Results will be announced on Monday, July 5.
All classes will be held daily from 10am to 6pm at the Jakarta Institute of the Arts from August 1 to 12, 2016.
The YES Academy program was developed by American Voices, a NGO based in the United States. The project is led by Executive Director, John Ferguson in cooperation with support from our Indonesia Project Manager, Silvya Lo. Please join our Facebook group now to stay up to date on the program. You may contact us with any questions you may have.