Youth Ballet Masters
 

YOUTH BALLET MASTERS COMPETITION

January 18-19, 2020

 
 
 
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Special Thank you to our Judges (Jose Carayol, Leila Drake, Jade Hale-Christofi, Arsen Serobian) to our Sponsors and Donors (Dance Discovery Foundation, Dance Channel TV, State Street Ballet, Nuovo Classico Balleto of Italy, Los Angeles Ballet, Dancers Choice & Tanzolymp International Competition in Berlin.

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The YBM Experience

The Youth Ballet Masters Competition is a training competition experience like no other. Benefiting dancers through discovery and dance education while giving back to our community. #DanceGIVES!

Competition & Workshops

Join Youth Ballet Masters Competition and experience a training competition that really makes a difference. For Professional dancers ages 19-21, Senior dancers ages 15-18. Junior dancers ages   (12-14). Pre-competitive dancers ages 9-11 and Starter dancers ages  6-8. 

Schedule of events

 
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classical ballet & Contemporary dance competition

January 18-19, 2020

 

Claire Trevor Theatre, University of Irvine 4004 Mesa Road, Irvine, Ca 92617

 
 

 Classical & Contemporary  

The Youth Ballet Masters Competition is an inspiring classical ballet & contemporary dance competition with the highest level of professionalism. Giving dancers the opportunity to strengthen their skills and increase their confidence in their craft.

Performance requirements

 

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Judges

We couldn’t be more honored to host our esteemed judges who are some of the most interesting and innovative educators, teachers and choreographers of our time. 


 
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jose carayol

Part of the reputable panel of judges at Youth American Grand Prix, Mr Carayol's extensive knowledge in ballet schools, techniques and styles and his attentive eye for detail makes him a desirable international master teacher, coach and judge. With his guidance, his students have placed at the top 3 positions at YAGP finals for several years.

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Brittany O’Connor

Former company member of Dresden SemperOper Ballet. Brittany is currently on tour as a Guest Artist with Andrea Bocelli and Grammy award winning Flamenco Guitarist, Benise. She also works with YAGP as a Master Teacher and Judge and can be seen performing internationally at Gala's and private events. Brittany can also be seen in the upcoming feature film 'Be The Light' acting in her first principle role.

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Seda aybay

Seda Aybay formed Kybele Dance Theater in 2003 and has since toured and won multiple awards for choreography including the 2018 Marcus Residency at Washington University in St. Louis, 2017 and 2018 Outstanding Choreographer YAGP Las Vegas, 1st Place 2016 Front & Main Festival, 2nd Place 2016 McCallum Choreography Festival, 2016 Outstanding Choreographer YAGP Los Angeles and 2015 Outstanding Choreographer Elite.

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arsen Serobian

Founder and Artistic Director of Dance Channel TV Ballet Academy. Arsen Serobian, a graduate of Moscow Choreographic Academy, created his selective unparalleled academy program to train and to guide the promising ballet student towards a professional career.

 

Location

University of Irvine

 
 
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