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In 2015-16, YA and 134 teaching artists provided arts experiences for 186,213 students – delivering 261 performances, 2,617 workshops and residencies in 120 educational sites in 15 NYS counties.

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Artist Spotlight: Annette Ramos

Annette Ramos has become a leading Hispanic artistic presence in the Rochester area, since moving from Los Angeles several years ago. She is best described as a multi-dynamic, highly energized, Latina storyteller and teaching artist who delivers powerful joyful programming to your audiences teaching excellent skills through many Literacy Program’s for Young Audiences of Rochester and Writers & Books. Annette is well known for her many children’s programs with an emphasis on early literacy through creative arts play and interactive theater. She maintains an active schedule as a Teaching Artist for the City of Rochester and surrounding areas. Although children are her top priority, she has facilitated several years of adult diversity corporate trainings and continues to lead professional development programs for teachers and early childhood Educators.




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For almost 55 years, Young Audiences of Rochester (YA) has been the premier provider of arts learning experiences in the Greater Rochester region. One of 30 self-supporting affiliates in the national Young Audiences, Inc. network, YA is the catalyst and connection to practicing, professional teaching artists that deliver artistically excellent, academically relevant and educationally effective art programs.


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