Youth America Grand Prix Coaching

IMPROVE YOUR TECHNIQUE • MASTER VARIATIONS AND SOLOS • BUILD CONFIDENCE

 

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) is the world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition that awards over $250,000 annually in scholarships to leading dance schools worldwide. The competition is held annually around the world and in New York City, and is open to dance students of all nationalities 9-19 years old.  

I offer highly personalized preparation for YAGP that will improve your technique and confidence prior to this important competition.

Not only do I love the process of working with students in a personal and collaborative way, but I greatly enjoy seeing them share in the experience.  Win or not, my students will walk away with a tremendous sense of ownership having mastered both a classical variation and a contemporary solo, as well as gained technically and artistically.


YAGP DENVER 2017

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YAGP COMPETITIVE DIVISIONS: 

Pre-competitive: Ages 9-11
Junior: Ages 12-14
Senior: Ages 15-19

YAGP 2017 RESULTS

Isabella Northburg: 2rd Place, Contemporary;
Top 12 Classical

Kennedy Polovich: Top 12 Contemporary

Giorgia Menetre: Top 24 Classical


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YOUR PERSONALIZED YAGP PREPARATION CAN INCLUDE ALL OR PARTICULAR ASPECTS OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • A free initial evaluation for us to get to know each other where we can discuss your concerns and your goals.  This mini-class will afford you the chance to get to know me and for me to observe your current technique level and style.  This will allow me to asses your strength and weaknesses and also allow us to collaborate on selecting the variation and choreography.
  • Custom selection of Classical variation
  • Taylor-made contemporary choreography
  • Rigorous coaching of both
  • Ongoing professional technical development through warm-up barre and strength/ exercises to target weaknesses
  • Regular video recordings of process for feedback
  • Costume selection and/ or custom design
  • Registration help and music editing
  • Accompaniment to Denver Regional in February 2017.

Fees will be assessed individually based on desires of each client.  Fees can either be based as a package deal or hourly.  All fees will be reasonable and competitive.