This week, over a thousand dancers travelled to New York to participate in Youth America Grand Prix’s high-stake finals.
Over the course of six days, young ballet dancers ages 9 to 19 filled the halls of SUNY Purchase for intense rounds
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are twinning… quite literally!
The former Full House actresses, 32, made a rare red carpet appearance together on Thursday night at the Youth America Grand Prix’s 20th Anniversary Gala in New York City.
The outing was particularly special
On Thursday evening, Mick Jagger made his first public appearance since undergoing heart surgery.
The Rolling Stones frontman — who had a stent put in an artery earlier this month — attended the Youth America Grand Prix’s 20th-anniversary gala to see
Cory Stearns was feeling cocky. It was 2001, and he was 15, competing in the finals of the Youth America Grand Prix ballet competition. As he took the stage to perform a solo from “Swan Lake,” some students from his
As we near the Youth America Grand Prix 20th Anniversary Season Finals, we look back on the past twenty years with a sense of gratitude and awe. When we started YAGP in 1999, it was hard to imagine its
NEW YORK - Yuma Matsuura of Japan has won the senior age division at the Youth America Grand Prix audition for promising young ballet dancers, the organizer said Friday.
As there was no Grand Prix award winner in the senior division
“Look around this room,” exclaimed Youth America Grand Prix Board Member Terry Zucker, panning around the Promenade of the David H. Koch Theater, at YAGP’s “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala. In it mingled New York’s Junior
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen are twinning at its finest! The 31-year-old twins made a rare public appearance Thursday night, stepping out to support young ballet dancers as co-chairs for the Youth America Grand Prix "Stars of Today Meet the Stars
The world’s largest international dance competition brings talented youngsters, ages 9 – 19, from regional ballet competitions in Brazil, France, Mexico, Spain, Australia, China, Korea and Japan for a week-long final competition in New York City.
The dancers compete for scholarships
I don’t know how the staff of Youth America Grand Prix manages to pull it off every year, but somehow they do. I can’t speak to the preliminary rounds of the 2018 incarnation of YAGP’s NY Finals, which this year
Any group that aids in advancing the careers of young ballet dancers warms our heart. Non-profit organization Youth America Grand Prix has made this their mission in ensuring the future of dance. Every April, YAGP brings the
To go home a winner from the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP), the world’s foremost student dance competition, you need talent, virtuosity and a certain je ne sais quoi. But in the wings of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre’s theatre
This past Monday, The Boys’ Club of New York held its annual Winter Luncheon with Thomas L. Friedman, the Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times columnist and best-selling author, as the featured speaker. His talk was entitled How to Run
Hundreds of ballet dancers — ages 9 to 19 — from all over Utah are auditioning this weekend at the Marriott Center in Salt Lake City in the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) regional semi-finals. Selected competitors will continue on
Young ballet dancers competed this weekend for scholarships at the Young America Grand Prix regional semi-finals in Worcester. The dancers, age 9 to 19, came from all over Massachusetts and elsewhere in New England.
The group awards more than $250,000 in
Hundreds of ballet dancers between the ages of 9 and 19 have been auditioning in Chicago at the Youth America Grand Prix regional semifinals. Chicago is one of more than 20 North American cities selecting finalists to compete in the
The 2018 Youth America Grand Prix regional semifinals were held at the University of Denver’s Newman Center for the Performing Arts January, 12-14. Two hundred and forty-six ballet dancers – ages 9 to 19 – from the Denver area auditioned
For the past week, young ballet performers have been giving it their all. The world’s largest network of dancers, the Youth America Grand Prix, had gathered the most promising names in ballet from around the world to work with masters