Number crunch: a male ballet dancer will lift over 1.5 tons worth of ballerinas during the course of his performance career. Ponder that. Photo: Taras Domitro and Maria Kochetkova in YAGP’s Ballet’s Greatest Hits. On iTunes: http://georiot.co/yagpbgh
From a YAGP final video clip on Facebook.
And there are still tickets available to YAGP’s Closing Night Celebration on April 11!
YAGP alumnus Drew Nelson is officially a Corps de Ballet member of the Royal Danish Ballet. Congratulations Drew! Photo by Johan Persson.
Congratulations to David Navarro Yudes, recipient of YAGP Scholarship to Princess Grace Academy of Classical Dance in 2010, for his win at Prix de Lausanne.
The ballet isn’t generally known as a place for great humor, but Woody Allen was a cutup at the Youth America Grand Prix Gala, spies said. The “Annie Hall” director and wife Soon-Yi Previn were spotted there as guests at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center last week, along with David and Julia… Continue reading Woody Allen injects humor into the ballet