Our Artists 

What Makes A YANC Teaching Artist? 

YANC Teaching Artists are highly-skilled, thoroughly trained, professionally valued and proficient in their art form. YANC is dedicated to the ongoing professional development of our teaching artists as educators and advocates. To that end, we offer year-round opportunities and resources to strengthen skillsets, build community, and encourage innovative and insightful program design. 

Young Audiences Of Northern California Teaching Institute 

Young Audiences Of Northern California Teaching Institute 

Teachers commented that they had never seen the kids so engaged.
— PTA Coordinator, San Mateo Middle School
The kids loved this performance and were breathless watching.
— Parent, North Hillsborough Elementary School
It was so nice to see some of the students who are normally shy in class actively playing their part and volunteering. Smiles were on all of the faces!”
— Teacher, Redwood City Elementary School