Inside the world’s largest ballet competition. This year over 10,000 kids auditioned and competed at the Youth America Grand Prix and tens of thousands of dollars in scholarships were given out to promising young talent across the world. This issue is packed with the enormous talents emerging from the Youth America Grand Prix.
A Ballet Education has committed/pledged to raise $27,000 dollars in scholarship funds for various organizations including the YAGP Korea, Burbank Dance Academy, the Cirio Collective & helping support kids with … Continue reading A Ballet Education Scholarship
As the YAGP moves on, the list gets smaller and smaller as tonight is the last night of competition. These 55 females, and 40 males will compete for the two … Continue reading YAGP… the final round…
There is something familiar, but something new and exciting here at the Youth America Grand Prix this year. Unlike the prior year, this year the first part of the competition … Continue reading GOOD MORNING from the YAGP!!
In less than a week I will be off to the YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX! What does that mean? It’s time to tune into my INSTAGRAM (@aballeteducation) and follow me … Continue reading Time for YAGP FINALS!!!
Known for the impressive pirouette diagonal, this variation is a favorite among young dancers at competition. This variation comes the ballet Le Corsaire, and from the Odalisque Pas de Trois. … Continue reading Notes on Odalisque Pas De Trois… variation 3
It seems, as of late, the majority of emails coming in, at the moment, revolve around cross-training… and it isn’t just parents writing in. It is studio owners, colleagues, and … Continue reading How Much Should You Cross-Train for Ballet?
When American Ballet Theatre Principal, Hee Seo calls, you answer… It is that time of year again, dancers from around the world are getting ready for the internationally acclaimed Youth … Continue reading YAGP KOREA NEEDS OUR HELP
In Ballet right now there are many women fighting their rightful way into leading positions in the ballet world. It isn’t enough now for these women to retire and become … Continue reading 5 Inspiring Women in Ballet
On Friday night, at the Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater, the ballet world came together to celebrate one man: Julio Bocca. Most nights at the ballet are great, but … Continue reading Honoring the legend, the man, the humble Julio Bocca.
The Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow: Thursday, April 13, 2017 @ the David H. Koch Theater @ Lincoln Center Any evening at Lincoln Center always promises to … Continue reading AND THE CROWD GOES CRAZY…
Thank you to my list of donors who have helped make this trip possible. This afternoon, at Lincoln Center at the David H. Koch Theater hundreds of young potential ballet … Continue reading And the winner is… YAGP 2017