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Event details

  • Thursday | February 7, 2019 to Sunday | February 10, 2019
  Dear Participants,   We are excited to be back for the 2019 Youth America Grand Prix ballet competition semi-final in Las Vegas. We are proud to be able to present performance and training opportunities for dancers from the greater Las Vegas 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!  

  • Natalia Bashkatova – Former Principal Dancer, Bolshoi Theater; Performer, Cirque du Soleil – Cirque du Soleil
  • Claire Baulieu – Faculty Member – Paris Opera Ballet School
  • Jose Carreno – Artistic Director; Former Principal Dancer, ABT – Ballet de Monterrey
  • Jade Hale-Christofi – Ballet de Opera National du Rhin, Former dancer – Choreographer
  • Peter Merz – Academy Director – Ballet West Academy
  • Alexei Moskalenko – Youth America Grand Prix, Assistant Artistic Director; former dancer, Bolshoi Ballet – Youth America Grand Prix
  • Karine Plantadit – Tony Award-nominated Dancer/Actress; former dancer, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater – Broadway Musicals
  • Victoria Schneider – Faculty Member – The Harid Conservatory
  • Michael Vernon – Chair of the Ballet Department – University of Indiana Jacobs School of Music