YAGP Youth America Grand Prix Ballet Competition – Coaching & Preparation
Bay Ballet Academy offers private coaching for students towards the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) competition. Maximo Califano, Artistic Director of Bay Ballet Academy and main ballet master, provides weekly private coaching in a classical ballet variation and a Contemporary solo to prepare them for YAGP in February each year in San Francisco, CA or other cities in the nation.
What is Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP)?
Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) is the world’s largest global network of dance. It fulfills its mission of dance education through scholarship auditions, master classes, alumni services, educational and outreach activities, performances, and films.
YAGP’s Mission Statement: To support and develop world-class dancers, ages 9-19, of all economic, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds by providing scholarship auditions, performance and education opportunities, and by serving as the global network of dance, connecting students, teachers, schools, dance companies, dancers, and audiences.
YAGP reaches over 12,000 dance students annually by holding workshops, scholarship auditions, master classes and audition classes in 25 U.S cities and 8 international locations. Each season culminates in the week-long New York Finals, where more than 1,200 of the world’s most promising dancers receive in-depth mentoring and greater scholarship, professional, and performance opportunities. The New York Finals closing night “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala features the students showing the most potential alongside the stars of today’s leading dance companies.
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