Be a part The Young Columbians - the premiere performing arts troupe for young talent in Howard County, Maryland.

Founded in 1975, The Young Columbians continue to thrive giving students the opportunity to work in a professional theatrical environment. Students learn all aspects of musical theatre in a college preparatory atmosphere, with plenty of individual instruction and live performance experience. 

The Young Columbians is an audition based, select group of talented youth from all over Maryland. In addition to classes in all aspects of theatre, The Young Columbians are also a travel group, performing a variety of shows for audiences of all ages. Celebrate America, Celebrate Broadway and Celebrate the Holidays are a few of the shows past Young Columbians have had the great honor of performing at The Gershwin Theatre, The White House Ellipse for the National Tree Lighting Event, Wolf Trap, Washington DC Temple, Toby’s Dinner Theatre, Smith Theatre, Merriweather Post Pavilion, and the Columbia Lake Front.

Artistic Director: Brynn Williams

Associate Director: Gerald Jordan

Wednesdays 5:30 – 8:30 pm 

Howard County Arts Council, 8510 High Ridge Road, Ellicott City, MD

September 2024  –  June 2025

Any questions? Email

Arts for Autism Benefit Concert 2023
Spring Musical: Andrew Lloyd webber
Veterans Day Performance
NYC Trip 2023
Fall Play 2023
Holiday Show - Mall in Columbia
Fall Play 2023
Spring Musical: Emma A Pop Musical 2022
Arts for Autism Benefit Concert 2023
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DO NOT MISS the opportunity to be a part of THE YOUNG COLUMBIANS.