John Hancock Hall Theater, Boston, MA
In Boston, Massachusetts, at the last of 23 national and international YAGP Semi-Finals, Berrend Dance Centre dancers scored top placement in three categories: Ensembles, Classical solos and Contemporary solos.
The dancers, who range from age 13 to 18, scored Top 12 in Ensembles with an excerpt from the contemporary ballet "Entropy" choreographed by Aaron Jackson, BDC ballet instructor and former company member of The Washington Ballet. In the Contemporary Solo Category, Aaron Jackson choreographed two winning pieces, “Brio” and “Eclat”.
• Top 12 Ensembles: “Entropy” by Aaron Jackson
Featuring dancers Salema T., Xochi A., Maya I., Carissa C., Coral D., Alexandra M., Amelia D., Julia L., Jasmine S., Kate B., Nicole P., Margaux L., Rita C., & Allison C.
• Third Place Senior Classical Women and YAGP NYC Soloist Finalist: Amelia D.
• Top 24 Senior Classical Women: Allison C.,
• Top 12 Senior Contemporary Women: Allison C. with “Brio” & Amelia D. with “Eclat”