Event details

  • Thursday | September 30, 2021 to Sunday | October 3, 2021
  • 8:00 am - 11:00 pm

Dear Participants,

Welcome to the 2022 Youth Grand Prix ballet competition semi-final in Berlin, Germany. We are proud to be able to present performance and training opportunities for dancers from the greater Berlin area, looking to compete in classical and contemporary dance performance, take master classes and become eligible to participate in the YGP Finals. We wish you the best of luck this season!


  • Amanda Bennett – Artistic Director – Ballet School of the Basel Theater
  • Elisa Carrillo Cabrera – Principal Dancer; Co-Director, Mexican National Dance Company; Founder, Fundacion Elisa Carrillo Cabrera – Staatsballet Berlin
  • Arshak Ghalumyan – Soloist – Staatsballet Berlin
  • Mikhail Kaniskin – Former Principal Dancer; Exclusive Representative, YGP Germany – Staatsballet Berlin
  • Luca Masala – Artistic Director – Princess Grace Academy
  • Tadeusz Matacz – Director – The John Cranko School of Stuttgart Ballet
  • Oliver Matz – Director – Zurich Dance Academy
  • Larissa Saveliev – Youth America Grand Prix Founder and Artistic Director – Youth America Grand Prix
  • Doreen Windolf – Acting Artistic Director – Berlin State Ballet School