WELCOME! Celebrating 25 Years…

Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc. encourages the young artists of today who will keep the “Arts” of tomorrow alive!

Assisting those who will make “The Arts” their life’s worth and work!

Our Founder, Beverly Steele
National Award Winner
Steele receives Daughters of the American Revolution National Historic Preservation Award presented by The Villages’ Puc Puggy Chapter. 


Make Donations payable and send to:

Young Performing Artists (YPAs), Inc.
9060 County Road 231
Wildwood, FL  34785
Email: youngartists@aol.com

*A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the Division of Consumer Services by calling toll-free (800)435-7352 within the State. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the State.

or Estate Giving


Click on Royal 40 Acres and A Mule Page tab, above.

Visit our Royal 40 Acres & A Mule Page for more information regarding:
*’40 Acres & A Mule Virtual Historic Tour’
*Community Of Royal’s Historic Website address


YPAs, Inc. Provides- Artistic Scholarships

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Hanalei Ritter, 17        YPAs, Inc. Instrumentalist Member

To apply for 2024 Virtual Event; click Young Artists then select Day of Stars page for information & application.

Application and submission Deadline: TBA.


Virtual Traveling Tour Band

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A’Layahna don’t want to be just an artist that just sings. She wants to be an artist that is recognized for singing with heart & soul.  1st Place Vocalist; YPAs, Inc. 

Check out our Young Artists Page to learn how you can help us help young artists achieve their goals.


Humanities’ Programs

    • As an Art Organization, we incorporate the ‘Humanities’ with the ‘Arts’. Each year, we present one or more Humanity focused program(s).
    • Our programs are lively non-partisan discussions and/or activities i.e.:

ANNOUNCING OUR Humanity focused programs

To view our past Humanities virtual events; click on our Programs Page:

2023- ‘The African American Woman: SeeHer/HearHer’. 

2021- “Let’s Talk Reparations: Historic Preservation”

2020- ‘The Women’s Centennial: How Women Of Color Helped Win The Vote’.

Or, view on our Corporate FaceBook Page @youngperformingartists


Building ‘Open Air Graffiti Art Galleries’

Establishing ‘Open Air Graffiti Art Galleries’.

Recognized as a Florida League of Cities Best Practice.

Click Graffiti Page.

copyright: The Steele Organization, LLC


Enrichment & Historical Programs


    • Royal Historical Enrichment & Art Program (RHEAP) offers:

Seniors and Elders Enrichment Programs

Children & Youth Enrichment Programs
Homeschooler’s Virtual Visual Art Program
Royal Community-wide Drive-By Holiday Parade & Drive-Up Concert
Royal Community-wide Drive-By MLK Walk/ March & Drive-Up Speaker Event

Click on our Programs Page for more information.


Historical Programs

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Click the link, below to preview this 2021 Finding Your Roots – WEDU TV virtual screening & Lively Q & A event:

Finding Your Roots


Steele’s, our Founder, Book Release!

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Community of Royal, one of Florida’s oldest African American communities. Formed in 1865 by freed slaves; the people kept their 40 to 80 acres of land.

Available on Amazon and AmazonSmile
choose Young Performing Artists, Inc. as your charity; Amazon will donate.

YPAs, Inc receives 10% of net sales.

Read this interesting and rare Civil War African American History.

Our Programming is sponsored in part by