- Friday | April 14, 2017
On Friday, April 14, 2017 YAGP will present a special tribute to a legendary Argentinian ballet dancer, Julio Bocca. This Gala performance will be presented as part of YAGP’s “Legends in Dance” series in honor of Mr. Bocca’s 50thBirthday.
Mr. Bocca’s most celebrated partners and friends will gather in New York City from all over the world. Some will present performances in honor of the Latin-American legend, who “broke the mold” by becoming the first ballet dancer from Argentina to gain worldwide recognition, going on to perform all over the globe and influence several generations of dancers.
Mr. Bocca will join the YAGP Finals week as a competition judge and guest of honor. Among the invited guests are Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo, Cesar Corrales, Luciana Paris, Marcelo Gomes, Alina Cojocaru, Manuel Legris, Susan Jaffe, Julie Kent, Cynthia Harvey, and others.