Congratulations to the following Orlando Ballet School dancers for competing at the Youth American Grand Prix Regional Semi-Finals in Tampa, Florida:
Jade Princessa Nugroho, Beverly Abbott, Grayson Jenkins, Avery Harrell, Alyssa Williams, Asia Williams, Ava Gray Bobbitt, Alexa Caballero, Natasha Rader, Kinu Fukai, Dru Oetjen, Rafe King, Caroline Orr, Claire Churchill, Saaya Okada, Amaya Joseph, Valenthina Reyes, and Colleen McKenzie.
Thank you to their choreographers and teachers, your guidance has paved the way for these hard working and talented dancers.
Youth American Grand Prix award winners from Orlando Ballet School include:
- Top 12 Jr. Age Division Classical Dance: Rafe King
- 3rd place Senior Women Contemporary: Amaya Joseph
- Top 12 Senior Women Contemporary Dance: Amaya Joseph
- Top 12 Senior Women Classical Dance: Amaya Joseph, and Saaya Okada
- Top 24 Senior Women Classical Dance: Amaya Joseph, Colleen Mckenzie, and Saaya Okada
A full listing of all 2021 award winners can be found on the Youth America Grand Prix website.