Now a thrilling staple of the Tampa Bay area dance season, the critically-acclaimed YAGP Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala will take place on Saturday, January 8, 2022, at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts in Tampa, FL.

The Gala evening features emerging dance talent – the stars of tomorrow – alongside major international ballet stars of today, giving audiences the opportunity to see the classical tradition and the exciting future of dance in one spectacular performance. As with every YAGP Gala, the cast includes YAGP Alumni who have gone on to successful professional careers in the leading dance companies around the world.


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  • Adiarys Almeida (Principal Guest Artist)
  • Taras Domitro (Principal Guest Artist)
  • Lauren Lovette* (New York City Ballet) – Tampa Debut
  • Brooklyn Mack* (Principal Guest Artist)
  • Julian MacKay* (San Francisco Ballet) – Tampa Debut
  • Chloe Misseldine* (American Ballet Theatre)
  • Irene Rodríguez (International Flamenco Star)
  • Jose Sebastian (American Ballet Theatre)
  • Daniil Simkin (Staatsballett Berlin) – Tampa Debut
  • Katherine Williams* (American Ballet Theatre) – Tampa Debut

*YAGP Alumni