Event details

  • Sunday | May 23, 2021 to Sunday | June 6, 2021
  • 8:00 am - 11:59 pm

Dear Participants,

We are excited to be back for the 2021 Youth America Grand Prix ballet competition semi-final in Europe. We are proud to be able to present performance and training opportunities for dancers, looking to compete in classical and contemporary dance performance, take master classes and become eligible to participate in the YAGP Finals. We wish you the best of luck this season!


  • Jason Beechey – Rector – Palucca University of Dance Dresden
  • Amanda Bennett – Artistic Director – Ballet School of the Basel Theater
  • Caroline Llorca – Professor – Ballet Academy, University of Music & Performing Arts┬áMunich
  • Alexei Moskalenko – Youth America Grand Prix, Assistant Artistic Director; former dancer, Bolshoi Ballet – Youth America Grand Prix
  • Robert Parker – Artistic Director – Elmhurst Ballet School
  • Gennadi Saveliev – Ballet Master – American Ballet Theatre Studio Company
  • John Selya – Former dancer – Twyla Tharp Dance
  • Yumiko Takeshima – Founder, YUMIKO Dancewear; former Principal Ballerina, Dresden SemperOper Ballet – YUMIKO