Event details

  • Sunday | May 31, 2015
  • 7:00 pm

Indianapolis Gala 2015 (Stars of Today Meet The Stars of Tomorrow Gala )
Sunday, May 31st at 7 PM
Tarkington Theater, Carmel, IN


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After thrilling audiences in New York, Sao Paulo, Tokyo and Mexico City, Youth America Grand Prix’s highly acclaimed Gala, “STARS OF TODAY MEET THE STARS OF TOMORROW,” comes to the Center for the Performing Arts.
This spectacular evening of dance features the winners of the world’s largest and most prestigious student ballet competition alongside the stars of the world’s leading ballet companies.
The program offers a unique chance to see choreographic masterpieces of the 20th and 21st Century, including William Forsythe’s iconic “In The Middle, Somewhat Elevated,” Gerald Arpino’s hauntingly lyrical “Light Rain,” and Moses Pendleton’s electrifying “Millennium Skiva.”




Antonina Skobina & Denys Drozdyuk (World Ballroom Champions)
España Cañí
Choreography: Donnie Burns & Gaynor Fairweather
Music: Pascual Marquina Narro


Fabrice Calmels (Joffrey Ballet) & Beckanne Sisk (Ballet West)
Light Rain
Choreography: Gerald Arpino
Music: Dream Dancer


Sayaka Ohtaki & Christopher Ruud (Ballet West)
In the Middle…Somewhat Elevated
Choreography: William Forsythe
Music: Thom Willems


Nicole Loizides (MOMIX)
Acqua Flora
Choreography: Moses Pendleton
Music: Deva Premal


Jeraldine Mendoza & Dylan Gutierrez (Joffrey Ballet)
Pas de Deux from Infra
Choreography: Wayne McGregor
Music: Max Richter


Steven Ezra & Nicole Loizides (MOMIX)
Millennium Skiva
Choreography: Moses Pendleton
Music: Brainbug


Xiomara Reyes (American Ballet Theater) & Gonzalo Garcia (New York City Ballet)
Pas de Deux from Romeo and Juliet
Choreography: Kenneth MacMillan
Music: Sergei Prokofiev


Irina Dvorovenko (American Ballet Theater)
Dying Swan
In tribute to legendary prima ballerina, Maya Plisetksaya


Adiarys Almeida & Joseph Gatti (Cincinnati Ballet)
Don Quixote


* Program is subject to change