Youth American Grand Prix and Denver Ballet Guild

Colorado Ballet Academy students at YAGP 2017

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP)

Denver Regionals: February 27-March 1, 2020
New York City Finals: April 10-17, 2020

About Youth America Grand Prix

YAGP is the world’s largest global network of dance. It fulfills its mission to support and develop world-class dancers, ages 9-19, of all economic, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds by providing scholarship auditions, performance and education opportunities, and by serving as the global network of dance, connecting students, teachers, schools, dance companies, dancers, and audiences.

YAGP reaches over 12,000 dance students annually by holding workshops, scholarship auditions, master classes and audition classes in 25 U.S cities and 8 international locations. Each season culminates in the week-long New York Finals, where more than 1,200 of the world’s most promising dancers receive in-depth mentoring and greater scholarship, professional, and performance opportunities. The New York Finals closing night “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala features the students showing the most potential alongside the stars of today’s leading dance companies.

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.

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Denver Ballet Guild Young Dancer Competition (DBG)

Young Dancer Competition: March 6-8, 2020

About Denver Ballet Guild Young Dancer Competition

The mission of the Denver Ballet Guild is to stimulate interest in ballet and other forms of dance; to promote dance at all levels; to conduct dance education; to develop audiences; to conduct fundraising activities to support and promote dance and to disburse funds for such purposes.

The Young Dancers Competition (presented by DBG) provides an opportunity for ballet students, ages 10 to 18, to work with a nationally prominent ballet master or mistress and compete for thousands of dollars in awards to further their ballet training. The Young Dancers Competition is only open to dancers who live and train in Colorado.

The Denver Ballet Guild awarded a total of $27,500 overall to the 2018 Young Dancers Competition winners.

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