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Event details

  • Thursday | February 14, 2019 to Sunday | February 17, 2019
  Dear Participants,   We are excited to be back for the 2019 Youth America Grand Prix ballet competition semi-final in Houston. We are proud to be able to present performance and training opportunities for dancers from the greater Houston area, looking to compete in classical and contemporary dance performance, take master classes and become eligible to participate in the New York City Finals. We wish you the best of luck this season!  

  • Jose Carayol – Former Soloist, Dresden SemperOper Ballet – International Master Teacher
  • Matthew Dibble – Repetiteur & Dancer – Twyla Tharp Dance
  • Arlene Minkhorst – Former School Director – Royal Winnipeg Ballet School
  • Philip Neal – Artistic Director and Dance Department Chair – Next Generation Ballet at the Patel Conservatory
  • Svetlana Osiyeva – Faculty Member – The Harid Conservatory
  • Jared Redick – Assistant Dean – University of North Carolina School of the Arts
  • Sally Rojas – Former Faculty Member – Houston Ballet Academy
  • Gennadi Saveliev – Ballet Master – American Ballet Theatre Studio Company
  • Monique Smith – Broadway Performer – Broadway Musicals