YAGP is thrilled to be partnering with the 2021 Nervi Festival to present its signature “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala and Grand Defilé in Genova, Italy.

The Nervi Festival, one of the most prestigious and significant events of the Italian dance scene, has welcomed some of the most celebrated artists of all time throughout its history, including Margot Fonteyn, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Rudolf Nureyev, and beloved Italian prima ballerina Carla Fracci, the memory of whom this year’s festival is dedicated.

Along with two evenings of the critically-acclaimed YAGP Gala in collaboration with Live Arts Global, the Nervi Music Ballet Festival 2021 at the spectacular, newly-renovated Nervi Park Theater will feature world-renowned ballet stars and companies, including an all-Stravinsky program, an evening with Svetlana Zakharova (Bolshoi Ballet), The Moiseyev Dance Ensemble, and many others.

The YAGP Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala will take place on Wednesday, July 14, and Thursday, July 15 at 9:15 PM.

YAGP Gala Artists will include:

  • American Ballet Theatre’s Christine Shevchenko*
  • The Royal Ballet’s Meaghan Grace Hinkis* and William Bracewell*
  • Broadway star Giuseppe Bausilio*
  • ABT Studio Company’s Elisabeth Beyer*
  • And talented young winners of the Youth America Grand Prix 2021 Season

*denotes YAGP Alumni

Additional Guest Artists to be announced!

For more information about the Festival and Master Classes for participants, please click the links below.

YAGP 2021 Genova, Italy Festival
YAGP 2021 Genova, Italy Festival
YAGP 2021 Genova, Italy Festival