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Susan Gutfreund hosts YAGP ‘Jewels’ Celebration With Amy Fine Collins, Amy Astley, Ralph Rucci, & Dancers Galore

Youth America Grand Prix’s (YAGP) First Position Club celebrated with ballet dancers from around the world at Susan Gutfreund’s Upper East Side residence. The party followed the Lincoln Center Festival’s performance of ‘Jewels’ featuring the Paris Opera Ballet, New York City Ballet, and Bolshoi Ballet, each dancing one act. Mrs. Gutfreund’s famous hospitality ensured that […]

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Chelsea Clinton, Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen, Nicky Hilton at Youth America Grand Prix Gala

Last Thursday night’s Youth America Grand Prix’s “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow‘ Gala” at Lincoln Center brought out some famous and talented ladies like Mary-Kate & Ashley Olsen and Chelsea Clinton with husband Mark Mezvinsky, to the David H. Koch Theater. Along with Nicky Hilton Rothschild, CBS’s Keltie Knight and many more, they […]

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YAGP Upcoming ‘Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow’ Gala

Youth America Grand Prix’s Upcoming 2016 Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow Gala will feature a night of thrilling performances by leading dancers from the world’s most prominent companies. Dates are Thursday, April 28, at 7:00 p.m at Howard Gilman Opera House, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and Friday, April 29, at 7:00 p.m. […]

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American Ballet Theater & YAGP Discuss ‘The Making of a Pointe Shoe’

American Ballet Theatre dancers Skylar Brandt, Zhong-Jing Fang, Jamie Kopit, and Calvin Royal III joined Youth America Grand Prix supporters at New York City Center, in a private rehearsal studio, for The Making of a Pointe Shoe. YAGP Chair Emeritus Barbara Brandt led this lecture and demonstration exploring the relationship between the anatomy of the dancers’ foot and the construction of a pointe shoe. Among the guests […]

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Ann Dexter Jones at Caroline Hyman’s Youth America Grand Prix Soiree

Youth America Grand Prix launched its First Position Club at the home of Caroline Hyman along with her children Mac and Prue Hyman by her side, and Ann Dexter Jones was among the guests. Attendees and dancers alike gazed at the Leon Bakst Ballet Russes drawings hung on the walls, as well as the collection of over 40 theatrical design works including those from Baske, Alexandre […]

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Bella Thorne, Hailey Baldwin at Youth America Grand Prix ‘Stars’ Gala

Today’s young starlets came out to support the YOUTH AMERICA GRAND PRIX and its annual signature “Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow” Gala, sponsored by Bulgari, at the David H. Koch Theater. Actress Bella Thorne and model Hailey Baldwin, daughter of actor Stephen and niece of Alec, were among those in attendance looking […]

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YAGP’ ‘Stars of Today Meet Stars of Tomorrow’ Gala April 16

This year’s ‘Stars of Today Meet the Stars of Tomorrow’ Gala, a night of performances, dinner and dancing, will take place on April 16 at 6:30pm, on the Promenade of the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, hosted by Youth America Grand Prix chairman Amy Astley (editor Teen Vogue). The gala will feature a […]

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Youth America Grand Prix’ “The Making of a Costume” steps up

Principal dancer Chase Finlay and Youth America Grand Prix alumna and soloist Lauren Lovette, both of New York City Ballet, participated in YAGP’s ‘The Making of a Costume’ panel and performed an original pas de deux. Barbara Brandt explored the dynamics of costume design, from concept to creation, with fashion designer B Michael and choreographer Andrea Schermoly in a rehearsal studio at New York City […]

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EVENT: Youth America Grand Prix, The Making of a Costume

Event Name: Youth America Grand Prix, The Making of a Costume Event Date: Monday, February 9, 2015 Location: New York City Center, 130 West 56th Street, Studio 5, New York, NY 10019 Doors Open: 6:00 PM Event Begins: 6:30 PM Reception to Follow Ticket information: General Admission ticket(s) $150 VIP Reserved ticket(s) $250 RSVP: By […]

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EVENT: Youth America Grand Prix, The Making of a Costume

Youth America Grand Prix, The Making of a Costume Event Date: Monday, February 9, 2015   Location: New York City Center, 130 West 56th Street, Studio 5, New York, NY 10019 Doors Open: 6:00 PM Event Begins: 6:30 PM Reception to Follow Ticket information: General Admission ticket(s) $150 VIP Reserved ticket(s) $250 RSVP: By February 2, 2015 Event Contact: Erin […]

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