Tag: yagp

Why You Should Know Dynamic Danseur Corbin Holloway

When asked to describe his dancing, Corbin Holloway answered “vibrant, bold, and exciting”—and we couldn’t agree more. The 13-year-old ballet dancer is not afraid to take up space onstage, making his well-coordinated leaps and turns that much more impressive. You might have seen Corbin on NBC’s “Little Big Shots” back in May, where he was […]

YAGP Has Announced the Winners of the 2020 Pas De Deux Virtual Competition

Last weekend, Youth America Grand Prix took to the internet, hosting its first virtual pas de deux competition. Over the course of three days, YAGP streamed videos from its regional events’ highest-ranked competitors for a panel of esteemed judges. And, drum roll please… YAGP has just announced the winners, spanning three categories: Senior Classical, Junior […]

Misty Copeland Surprised 13-Year Old Corbin Holloway With a Scholarship on NBC's "Little Big Shots"

Looking for some Monday motivation? Then this heart-melting clip from the NBC’s “Little Big Shots” is for you. Hosted by actress Melissa McCarthy, the show welcomes remarkable kids from around the world to share their talents and stories onscreen. A new episode released yesterday, May 17, featured 13-year-old ballet dancer Corbin Holloway, who performed a […]

Congratulations to the 2019 Youth America Grand Prix Winners

This week, over 1,000 young hopefuls gathered in New York City for the Youth America Grand Prix finals, giving them the chance to compete for scholarships and contracts to some of the world’s top ballet schools and companies. Roughly 85 dancers made it to the final round at Lincoln Center’s David H. Koch Theater on […]

The 12 Zodiac Signs As YAGP Variations

Guess who’s baaaaack?! Your resident Dance Spirit astrologers! And on the eve of the Youth America Grand Prix awards ceremony, we thought it was the perfect time to pair each zodiac sign with a variation commonly seen during the competition. After many painstaking hours spent researching, consulting the stars, and staring wistfully into the sky, […]

You Should Know: Kenedy Kallas

Kenedy Kallas is the complete package. Drool-worthy feet? Check. Effortless extension? Check. Work ethic and humility? Check and check. Naturally, the 15-year-old dancer’s list of career accomplishments is sparkling. In 2015 alone, Kallas was 1st runner-up in the Teen Female division at The Dance Awards in NYC, and performed at the “Stars of Today Meet […]