The David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performing Arts and Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) presents Ballet’s Greatest Hits! on Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 8 p.m. in Carol Morsani Hall. The performance features star dancers from the world’s finest ballet companies, performing audience favorites. YAGP has presented an annual gala in New York for years. This marks the third year of the breathtaking showcase in Tampa. This year’s Tampa gala performance will be co-presented by YAGP and the Straz Center.
Adiarys Almeida – Principal Guest Artist
Ashley Bouder – New York City Ballet
Fabrice Calmels – Joffrey Ballet
Taras Domitro – San Francisco Ballet
Derek Dunn – Houston Ballet
Joseph Gatti – Principal Guest Artist
Emily Kadow – San Francisco Ballet
Allison Miller – Houston Ballet
Steven Morse – San Francisco Ballet
Veronika Part – American Ballet Theatre
Gabe Stone Shayer – American Ballet Theatre
Beckanne Sisk – Ballet West
Cassandra Trenary – American Ballet Theatre
Daniel Ulbricht – New York City Ballet
Dances to be performed will include excerpts from Le Corsaire, Who Cares? and Flower Festival in Genzano, among others.