Colorado Ballet Academy students took top honors in two different dance competitions last weekend.
In the Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP) semi-final competition, Colorado Ballet Academy’s ensemble won first place. The ensemble will travel to New York City, NY to compete in the finals in April.
Additionally at the YAGP semi-final, Academy students Hannah Geisman, Fiona Hutchens and Claire Beutter placed in the top 24 for Classical Variations; Nicole Moyer and Fiona Hutchens placed in the top 12 for Contemporary; and Nicole Moyer placed in the top 12 classical variations and Fiona Hutchens placed in the top 24 in Classical.
In the Denver Ballet Guild competition last weekend, Colorado Ballet Academy student Garnet Letendre placed first. Academy students Lili Travaglia, Ever Larson, and Ada Simone Peruzzi also placed in the top 10.
About the Colorado Ballet Academy
The Colorado Ballet Academy is the official school of Colorado Ballet, located in Denver, CO. The Academy provides training to students ages 1 ½ through adult, beginner through professional, utilizing the most current standards of ballet training. The Academy begins teaching students from ages three through six for creative dance and pre-ballet, two classes that lay the foundation for further study of classical ballet. Beginning at age seven, students are placed in Level 1 and advance according to age, experience, and ability. The Academy curriculum is designed to guide students from their first introduction to the art through a full course of ballet study. Visit www.coloradoballet.org/academy.
Colorado Ballet Academy students in competitions