WELCOME! Celebrating 23 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. February 22, 2021, reported in The Daily Sun Newspaper.

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

Provides- Artistic Scholarships

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Hanalei Ritter, 16

YPAs, Inc. Instrumentalist Member

1st placer Day Of Stars 2020 Event.

To apply for 2021 Virtual Event; click Programs then select Day of Stars page for information & application.


Application and submission Deadline: Monday, November 5, 2021.

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Virtual Traveling Tour Band

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. Day Of Stars 2020

Humanities’ Programs

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    • 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.: Upcoming Event: “Let’s Talk Reparations: Historic Preservation”


    • Thursday, November 9, 2021


    • 6:30pm


    • Live Streamed, Free


    • View on this website or our Corporate FaceBook Page @youngperformingartists

This project is sponsored in part through a grant from the Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture, the State of Florida and the National Endowment for the Arts” (Section 286.25, Florida Statutes), The Message Is Ministry, Sisters Of Suffrage, Black Gold Compost, CEMEX, The Steele Organization (TSO), LLC, The Webb Works Studio. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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    • Our 2020 Humanities’ Stream: ‘The Women’s Centennial: How Women Of Color Helped Win The Vote’. 2020.


    • (Click our Suffrage Centennial Page Link, above, to view this outstanding program)


Building ‘Open Air Graffiti Art Galleries’

Establishing ‘Open Air Graffiti Art Galleries’.

Recognized as a Florida League of Cities Best Practice.

Click Graffiti Page.

copyrighted: The Steele Organization, LLC

Enrichment & Historical Programs


      • Royal Historical Enrichment & Art Program (RHEAP)
      • Seniors and Elders Monthly Enrichment Program


      • Children & Youth School Break Enrichment Programs


      • Homeschooler’s Virtual Visual Art Program


      • Royal Community-wide Drive-By Holiday Parade & Drive-Up Concert

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Historical Programs

Click the link, below to preview the WEDU TV event:

    • Visit our Royal Historic Tours page for more information regarding:


    • *’40 Acres & A Mule Historic Tour’


    • *Community Of Royal’s Website address


    • *Announcing Royal’s Historic Registry Nomination & RFP


    • Open Process, Deadline: 12/24/21 Midnight


    • Submit via youngartists@aol.com

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Steele’s, our Founder, Book Release!

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.

Also, Steele is donating a minimum of 10% of net sales.

Read this interesting and rare Civil War African American History.

Upcoming Events SnapShot

    • *Annual Royal’s Holiday Drive By Parade and Drive Up Concert Event
        • Resident’s 100th Birthday.) (Saturday, December 4, 2021, 10AM; Celebrating Roya
        l’s Eldest
      *Annual Royal’s MLK Day Drive By Walk/Parade and Drive Up Speaker Event (Monday, January 17, 2022, 10AM)  View the Facebook Live Recording:

Royal’s MLK Drive By Walk/ Parade