Congratulations to YAGP Alumnus Oliver Oguma on receiving the opportunity to be in the ABT Studio Company!
– August 21, 2012
Congratulations to YAGP Alumni, James Applewhite, Jack Bertinshaw and Gabriele Frola, on their promotions to Company Dancers in the National Ballet of Canada.
Jack Bertinshaw. Photo by Hideaki Tanioka.
– August 16, 2012
Congratulations to the following YAGP Alumni on their promotions at Boston Ballet:
- Jeffrey Cirio - Principal Dancer
- Paulo Arrais - Principal Dancer
- Anais Bueno - Joining Boston Ballet as a company dancer
- Emily Entingh - Joining Boston Ballet II
- Beau Fisher - Joining Boston Ballet II
- Christopher Scruggs - Joining Boston Ballet II
Houston Ballet has been awarded a Fellowship Initiative grant from the New York Choreographic Institute, an affiliate of New York City Ballet,
to support the development of new choreography by YAGP Alumna and Houston Ballet Melissa Hough in a studio setting.
– August 8, 2012
YAGP Alumna and Joffrey Ballet dancer, Amber Neumann, is performing William Forsythe's "In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated" in the Chicago Dancing program at Harris Theater in Chicago. Read about her exciting upcoming season!
– August 2, 2012
Congratulations to the YAGP Alumi who placed at Varna XXV International Ballet Competition:
- Senior Women Silver Medal and Diploma - Miki Wakuta, Japan
- Senior Men Gold Medal and Diploma - Brooklyn Mack, USA
- Senior Men Silver Medal and Diploma - Arata Miyagawa, Japan
- Junior Women Three Third Class Distinctions - Diploma and Medal - Miko Fogarty, USA
– July 31, 2012
Congratulations to the following YAGP Alumni on their promotions!
- William Bracewell - First Artist, Birmingham Royal Ballet
- Mathias Dingman - First Soloist, Birmingham Royal Ballet
- Meaghan Grace-Hinkis - First Artist, The Royal Ballet
- Mayara Magri - Artist, The Royal Ballet
- Hee Seo - Principal, American Ballet Theatre
- Donald Thom - Joining the Royal Ballet from the Royal Ballet School
- James Whiteside - Soloist, American Ballet Theatre
- Valentino Zucchetti - Soloist, The Royal Ballet
– July 12, 2012
Congratulations to YAGP Alumni Cara Marie Grey and Yoshihisi Arai on joining The Joffrey Ballet!
– June 22, 2012
Congratulations to the follow YAGP alumni on their promotions at Houston Ballet:
Melissa Hough was promoted to First Soloist and Nozomi Iijimia and Charles Louis Yoshiyama to Second Soloists
– June 15, 2012
Congratulations to YAGP Alumna and The Joffrey Ballet dancer Jeraldine Mendoz on receiving an award of $50,000 from the prestigious national Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund in the Performing and Visual Arts!
– June 4, 2012
YAGP alumna Emily Slawski will be joining the Royal Swedish Ballet this summer as the youngest company member.
– May 20, 2012
Congratulations to the YAGP Alumni who made Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch in 2012":
Courtney Muscroft (Balletmet, YAGP Alumna 2002)
Brooklyn Mack (Washington Ballet, YAGP Alumnus 2001-2003)
Katherine Williams (American Ballet Theatre, YAGP Alumna 2002-2003)
Price Suddarth (Pacific Northwest Ballet, YAGP Alumnus 2007)
Taylor Stanley (New York City Ballet, YAGP Alumnus 2007)
– January 6, 2012