Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) is the world’s largest dance network and dance education organization that fulfills its mission through scholarship auditions, master classes, alumni services, educational and outreach activities, performances, and films.
Mission Statement: To support and develop world-class dancers, ages 9-19, of all ethnic, economic, and geographic backgrounds by providing scholarship auditions, performance and education opportunities, and serving as the global network of dance, connecting students, teachers, schools, dance companies, dancers, and audiences.
Some of Youth America Grand Prix’s significant achievements are:
YAGP has awarded over $2,500,000 in scholarships to the world’s leading dance schools.
Over 50,000 dancers have participated in YAGP’s workshops, scholarship auditions and master classes worldwide.
Over 300 YAGP alumni are now dancing with 80 companies around the world, including American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Paris Opera Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Washington Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet, Royal Ballet, and Dutch National Ballet, among others.
17 since Jan 25, 2021