The NADC would like to make you aware of some of the programs that the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts’ Office of VSA & Accessibility offers for both performing and visual arts students in grades K-12, as well as emerging professional artists at the college and graduate levels. Please feel free to share.
VSA Playwright Discovery Competition — open to middle and
high school writers with and without disabilities. Deadline: June 1,
VSA/Volkswagon Group of America Emerging Artists program –
open to visual artists with disabilities age 16-25. Deadline: June 9,
VSA International Art Program for Children with Disabilities
open to student-artists with disabilities ages 5-18. Deadline: July
VSA International Young Soloists Competition – open to
individual musicians with disabilities, age 14-25, and ensembles.
Currently closed –call for entries in fall 2013.
If you have questions about any of our programs or would like for us to send you hard copy materials, please feel free to contact us. We are also always looking for best practices in arts education for students with disabilities. We would be happy to hear from you about any programming in this area that you find particularly strong and innovative.
VSA Program Coordinator, Office of VSA and Accessibility The John F.
Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
202-416-8833 (direct line)