The Youth America Grand Prix JOB FAIR is Back by Popular Demand!
On Saturday and Sunday, March 4th & 5th, 2023, auditions will be held in Nashville, Tennessee, and will be hosted by the Nashville Ballet. Youth America Grand Prix is the world’s largest dance scholarship organization. Dancers are welcome to register for an opportunity to audition for professional contracts with the world’s leading dance companies; A one-stop shop for American dance companies.
The JOB FAIR features an impressive first-hand line-up of companies and their representatives, live-streamed and observed by the artistic directors of YAGP partner companies around the world. Companies include American Ballet Theatre Studio Company in New York City, Boston Ballet in Boston, Colorado Ballet in Denver, Los Angeles Ballet and Sacramento Ballet in California, Miami City Ballet, Orlando Ballet, and Sarasota Ballet in Florida, Oklahoma City Ballet and Tulsa Ballet in Oklahoma, Ballet Memphis and Nashville Ballet in Tennessee, and many more.
Additional companies include: Atlanta Ballet in Georgia, Ballet West in Utah, Cincinnati Ballet in Ohio, Houston Ballet in Texas, Joffrey Ballet in Illinois, Milwaukee Ballet in Wisconsin, and Washington Ballet in Washington DC.
Submission Fee is $25 and Dancer Registration fee is $80 for YAGP alumni; $100 for non-alumni.
Some dancers may be eligible without an audition, including those who have received 1st Place in the Classical Ballet category at any YAGP U.S. or international semi-final in the current (2023) or previous (2022) season, and dancers from the graduating class of any YAGP-affiliated partner school, by personal recommendation of the School director.
Dancers ages 17-24, all recent YAGP alumni, all current season senior age division participants, and graduating students from YAGP partner schools must apply by January 15. Click here to apply.