YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX

CBA participates in the Youth America Grand Prix Regional Competition. YAGP is the world’s largest student ballet scholarship competition. YAGP’s mission is to provide extraordinary educational and professional opportunities to young dancers, acting as a stepping-stone to a professional dance career. It aims to fulfill it’s mission by offering educational opportunities for dance students around the world, opportunity to receive contracts to dance companies worldwide, scholarships to leading dance schools in the U.S. and abroad, invaluable professional exposure to world-renowned dance professionals, performance opportunities on some of the world’s most prestigious stages and dance festivals around the world. All participants are awarded workshop opportunities with the renowned master teachers and judges of the competition.

Dancers from CBA audition for the opportunity to represent CBA at this prestigious dance competition. Dancers (and families) are asked to make substantial time and financial commitments in order to participate. Past participants have earned scholarships and were awarded distinguished recognition.

2015

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February Semi-Final (Las Vegas)


TOP 12 JUNIOR CONTEMPORARY
Fiona Staczek
TOP 12 SENIOR CONTEMPORARY
Naomi Rux
TOP 24 SENIOR CLASSICAL
Naomi Rux
TOP 24 SENIOR CLASSICAL
Abigail Robertso
TOP 12 FOR ENSEMBLES
Gongfu

Competed in NYC Finals


Gongfu

Invitations and Scholarships to Summer Programs


Ballet West
Fiona Staczek (cholarship)


YAGP 2015 LAS VEGAS - Swan Lake Pas de Deux


YAGP 2015 LAS VEGAS - Slither


YAGP 2015 LAS VEGAS - Black Swan Variation

2014

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February Semi-Final (Seattle)


TOP 12 JUNIOR CONTEMPORARY
Fiona Staczek
TOP 12 JUNIOR CLASSICAL
Fiona Staczek
TOP 12 Senior Contemporary
Naomi Rux

Invitation to YAGP Intensive (NYC)


Abigail Robertson
Naomi Rux
Fiona Staczek

Invitations and Scholarships to Summer Programs


San Jose Ballet
Abigail Robertson (½ scholarship)
Fiona Staczek
Ballet West
Abigail Robertson (½ scholarship)
Naomi Rux (½ scholarship)
Fiona Staczek (½ scholarship)
Grand Rapids Ballet
Fiona Staczek (Full merit scholarship and personally invited from the artistic director of the company)
Bolshoi Ballet
Alyda Carder-Greig (partial merit scholarship)


YAGP 2014 SEATTLE - Fiona


YAGP 2014 SEATTLE - Naomi

2013

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February Semi-Final (Seattle)


TOP 12 PRE-COMPETITIVE CONTEMPORARY
Ellery Ott and Ruby Staczek
TOP 12 JUNIOR CLASSICAL
Fiona Staczek
TOP 12 SENIOR CLASSICAL
Kathryn Frey

Invitation to YAGP Intensive (NYC)


Kathryn Frey (ATTENDED)
Abigail Robertson (ATTENDED)
Naomi Rux (ATTENDED)

Fiona Staczek (INVITED)
Ruby Staczek (INVITED)
Gwen Kaliszweski (INVITED)

Invitations and Scholarships to Summer Programs


Ballet West
Kathryn Frey (½ scholarship)
Grand Rapids Ballet
Kathryn Frey
Naomi Rux

2012

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February Semi-Final (Seattle)


TOP 12 PRE-COMPETITIVE CONTEMPORARY
Fiona Staczek
TOP 12 JUNIOR CLASSICAL
Sophia Rolph

2009

February Semi-Final (Denver)


3rd PLACE JUNIOR CLASSICAL
Madeline Andrews
TOP 12 JUNIOR CLASSICAL
Madeline Andrews

2009 April Finals (NYC)


Competed in New York City
Madeline Andrews