Newsletter Spring 2022

Dear Friends, As we have just finished the U.S. audition tour and are getting ready for the Season Finals in Tampa, FL, we want to thank all the young dancers participating in YAGP. Their commitment, dedication and artistry are a testament to the power of the arts to uplift the...

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YAGP 2021 Highlights Newsletter

Dear Friends, As we continue to navigate the “new normal,” what gives us confidence to continue into the year ahead are things that have never changed: our commitment to the dancers of tomorrow and your unwavering support for the future of dance. YAGP is the only major student ballet competition...

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Newsletter Fall 2021

Dear Friends, As we are about to celebrate Thanksgiving in the United States, we could not be more thankful for the opportunity to finally return to our highly anticipated LIVE international semi-finals in Europe and South America – after a nearly two-year hiatus. If you follow YAGP on social media,...

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Newsletter Summer 2021

Dear Friends, Having just finished our last event of the 2021 Season, we invite you to join us in taking a look back at some of the remarkable achievements of the year. In May, what had seemed like a complete impossibility became possible: over 800 talented young dancers from all...

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Newsletter Spring 2021

Dear Friends, One year ago, YAGP finished its last semi-final of the 2020 Season in Toronto, Canada, after which North America, like the rest of the world, was completely shut down. While no one could have predicted the full extent of what was to come in the weeks and months...

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YAGP 2020 Highlights Newsletter

Dear Friends, 2020 has been a challenging year – and dancers worldwide have accepted the challenge: to work harder, to fly higher, and to go further. And so did YAGP. This year may have looked a little different – but our commitment to support talented young dancers worldwide remains the...

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Newsletter Fall 2020

Dear Friends, It is with gratitude and appreciation for our global community of dancers, teachers, schools, friends, and supporters that we welcome you to the YAGP 2021 Season. As the performing arts world has suddenly found itself on pause, YAGP has not stopped its critically important work of providing education...

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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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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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