City Youth Ballet & Uwharrie Youth Arts

Albemarle Academy of Dance is proud to be the official school of City Youth Ballet.

Uwharrie Youth Arts was founded in 1998 as a means to increase awareness and involvement of youth in performing arts in Stanly and surrounding counties. Uwharrie Youth Arts is an umbrella organization providing support to City Youth Ballet and Playtime Children’s Theatre.

Uwharrie Youth Arts is pleased is to educate and entertain and give back to the community wherever possible.  Thousands of youth and young adults have participated in our productions, educational workshops and local performances.  UYA not only encourages young people to perform but to learn all areas of production.   Apprenticeships are offered under professional guidance in stage design, technical direction, costuming,  advertising and numerous other aspects of performance production.  Albemarle Academy of Dance is the official school of Uwharrie Youth Arts; However, participation in all UYA events is open to anyone interested and all those who audition for a production will be cast.

Visit www.uwharrieyoutharts.comfor more information