Youth American Grand Prix and Awards

Colorado Ballet Academy students at YAGP 2017

Colorado Ballet Academy Receives Outstanding School Award at YAGP

Colorado Ballet Academy received the honor of being named Outstanding School of the 2019 Youth America Grand Prix. This is a testament to the high caliber training students receive at Colorado Ballet Academy. Thank you to all of our dedicated teachers, students and families who contributed to this recognition!

All of Colorado Ballet Academy students received recognition for their performances in the ensembles at the 2019 regional competition. In addition to our seven top 3 placements and twelve top 12/24 placements, we received 11 invitations to participate in this year’s New York City Finals.

Pre-competitive division:

1st place Contemporary and 3rd place Classical: Grant McIntosh

Senior division Classical:

1st place: Ever Larson
3rd place: Lili Travaglia

Senior Division Contemporary:

2nd place: Lucy Stewart

Pas de Deux Category:

*1st place: Black Swan pas de deux - Gabi Lukasik and Alejandro Perez

*Tulsa regional

Ensemble category:

2nd place: Carmen Suite



Ensemble Top 12:

Odalisque Trio
Strong Force

Senior Classical Top 12:

Ava Lofas

Senior Contemporary Top 12:

Lauren Philson
Sonata Ross

Senior Classical Top 24:

Anna Ryan
Beverly Abbott
Chloe Koutroulis
Hannah Lesold
Lauren Philson
Olivia Mitchell
Sonata Ross




New York City finals

Ever Larson - Aurora variation
Lili Travaglia - Lilac Fairy variation
Grant McIntosh - Peasant Pas variation
Grant McIntosh - Berlin By Overnight
Trio - Odalisque Trio
Trio - Swan Lake Trio
Duet - Black Swan Pas de Deux
Small Ensemble - Strong Force
Large Ensemble - Carmen Suite
Large Ensemble - Quatre Vignette

NYC Finals Waitlist:
Sonata Ross

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