Hundreds of aspiring ballet dancers – ages 9 to 19 – from all over Arizona will be at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) ballet scholarship auditions.  This is where the next big ballet stars are scouted! Participants go on to dance professionally for American Ballet Theatre, Paris Opera Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, New York City Ballet, and more!

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) – world’s largest student ballet competition – never halted during COVID-19, whether adjusting to accommodate safe in-person auditions or taking them online! As we move forward in 2021 we are safely conducting large-scale LIVE and virtual scholarship auditions to ensure the future of dance. 

WHO: Hundreds of AZ’s most talented ballet students dancing for judges from top companies and schools from around the world.

WHERE: Higley Center for the Performing Arts, 4132 E Pecos Rd, Gilbert, AZ 85295

WHEN: Friday Jan 14 from 3:30pm – 10:30pm | Saturday Jan 15 from 9:30am – 9pm

A full break down of the schedule can be found here: