Above: YAGP participants, Hannah Bettes and Drew Nelson performing at YAGP's "Ballet Grand Prix" Tour in New Bedford, MA. Photo by Liza Voll Photography.
Youth America Grand Prix, the largest student ballet scholarship competition in the world, is coming to Mater Dei Catholic High School on January 25 & 26. Dancers, ages 9-19, of ALL NATIONALITIES will be coming from around the world to compete for a chance to be seen!
General admission is $5.00 for 21+ and free for under. Ticket are purchased at the door.
Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) is the world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition, awarding over $250,000 annually to leading dance schools worldwide. Since being founded in 1999 by two former Bolshoi Ballet dancers, Larissa and Gennadi Saveliev, YAGP has awarded over $2 million in scholarships to the leading dance schools worldwide. The competition is conducted annually throughout the U.S. and abroad (Brazil, Mexico, Japan, and Italy).
YAGP is the “internet of the dance world,” a global network of opportunity connecting dancers, teachers, schools and companies all over the globe. Over 25,000 dancers worldwide have participated in YAGP’s international workshops, competitions, and audition classes. Over 300 YAGP alumni are now dancing with 50 companies around the world, including American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Paris Opera Ballet and San Francisco Ballet, among others.
For more information, visit www.yagp.org.
Location: Mater Dei Catholic High School, 1615 Mater Dei Dr Chula Vista, CA 91913 Google Map