Youth American Grand Prix and Denver Ballet Guild

Colorado Ballet Academy students at YAGP 2017
 



Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP)

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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 both the 2019 and 2020 Denver Regional Youth America Grand Prix Competition. This is a testament to the high caliber of training students receive at Colorado Ballet Academy. Thank you to all of our dedicated teachers, students and families who contributed to this recognition!

Nearly 60 CBA students competed in four ensembles, classical and contemporary solos, and a Pas de Deux in the 2020 Denver Regional YAGP Competition. CBA took home 1st place Ensemble, 2nd place Classical Senior Women, 1st place Contemporary Senior Women, 3rd place Pas de Deux and nine top honored placements!

Learn more about YAGP: yagp.org

Denver Ballet Guild Young Dancer Competition (DBG)

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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.

Learn more about DBG: denverballetguild.org

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