Tag Archives: Youth America Grand Prix

Michaela DePrince

Ballerinas aren’t often described as powerful. Strong? Maybe. Dynamic? Sure. But when you watch 17-year-old Michaela DePrince, a student at … Continue reading

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Juliet Doherty

Juliet Doherty just may have it all: ridiculously long legs, the archiest feet on any given stage, big, beautiful eyes, … Continue reading

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Aran Bell

It’s not just that Aran Bell can nail a picture-perfect quintuple pirouette, with a sustained relevé to finish. Or that … Continue reading

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Eye on the Prize

This past spring, ballet dancer Makensie Howe traveled to NYC for the Youth America Grand Prix finals, where she and … Continue reading

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Mentors Who Matter

The first thing that jumps out about Gabe Stone Shayer, who begins a year-long contract with American Ballet Theatre’s Studio … Continue reading

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Ballet Competitions 101

Picture this: It’s 1990, and Jose Manuel Carreño, a young, relatively unknown Cuban ballet student, has just wowed the judges … Continue reading

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