Interview with Larissa Saveliev

“I am confident we can get back to the theater, we are just not sure when.” Larissa Saveliev discusses the future of #YAGP and her plan to come back stronger after #COVID-19 #2020 and more         To continue reading please click on the button below…    

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YAGP 2020 Semi-Final Highlights

Dear Friends, Today would have marked the start of the YAGP 2020 Finals. More than 1,500 of the most promising young dancers from 36 countries would have gathered in New York to audition for up to $500,000 in scholarships to the world’s leading dance academies. The world’s largest dance homecoming...

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YAGP 2020 Semi-Final Highlights

Dear Friends, Today would have marked the start of the YAGP 2020 Finals. More than 1,500 of the most promising young dancers from 36 countries would have gathered in New York to audition for up to $500,000 in scholarships to the world’s leading dance academies. The world’s largest dance homecoming...

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Youth America Grand Prix in Edmonds

Hundreds of regional dancers, between age 9 to 19, will take workshops, classes and audition at the Youth America Grand Prix in Edmonds, hoping to make the Finals Week in New York City in April where they can compete for scholarships to schools and companies. Alexei Moskalenko, YAGP assistant artistic...

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FOX13’s Good Day, Tampa Bay

Students with highest scores continue to the finals at lincoln center at we have barry with a look at the competition at the straz center. great.a ballet lover, you can have a feast for days if you don’t know a lot about ballet, think olympics. it’s like the olympics of...

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YAGP 2019 HIGHLIGHTS

As we welcome the beginning of a new year, we invite you to join us in celebrating the significant achievements of 2019 and Youth America Grand Prix’s remarkable 20 th Anniversary Season. As the largest global network of dance, YAGP has brought scholarship auditions, workshops, and performance opportunities to over...

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The Youth is On Fire

“Look around this room,” exclaimed Youth America Grand Prix Board Member Terry Zucker, panning around the Promenade of the David H. Koch Theater, at YAGP’s “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala. In it mingled New York’s Junior social set, balletomanes, young dancers in tutus and established stars...

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YAGP 2018: Gala Stars Shine

Like The Final Round, this year’s YAGP Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala went off very smoothly, but for one hitch that was not YAGP’s doing. Indeed, at least in terms of organization, this year’s incarnation was superior to those I’ve previously seen. Having the Grand Defile...

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YAGP 2018: The Final Round

I don’t know how the staff of Youth America Grand Prix manages to pull it off every year, but somehow they do. I can’t speak to the preliminary rounds of the 2018 incarnation of YAGP’s NY Finals, which this year were located in Purchase, N.Y. rather than in any of...

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Young ballet dancers show their skills

Young ballet dancers competed this weekend for scholarships at the Young America Grand Prix regional semi-finals in Worcester. The dancers, age 9 to 19, came from all over Massachusetts and elsewhere in New England. The group awards more than $250,000 in scholarships each year to send dancers to schools and...

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Atlanta Journal Constitution

Don’t be surprised if you see a lot of dancing around downtown Atlanta this weekend. Hundreds of ballet dancers – ages 9 to 19 – from the Atlanta area will be auditioning this weekend for the Youth America Grand Prix regional semi-finals at Georgia Institute of Technology Ferst Center for...

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Denver Post

The 2018 Youth America Grand Prix regional semifinals were held at the University of Denver’s Newman Center for the Performing Arts January, 12-14. Two hundred and forty-six ballet dancers – ages 9 to 19 – from the Denver area auditioned for scholarships to send young dancers to leading schools and...

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