Outstanding School Award, YAGP 2019 (Boston)

Congratulations to Koltun Ballet Boston with an OUTSTANDING SCHOOL AWARD at YAGP Boston 2019. We are so honored by our students for another outstanding school award: two years in a row!

Truly yours,

Alexandra & Alex

Mid-Year Competitions for Pre-Professional Students

At Koltun Ballet Boston, we encourage our pre-professional students to compete in several international competitions each year.  These competitions are an important opportunity for our students to meet peers from other schools.  The competitions are also a popular scouting venue for every top ballet company and school in the world.

YAGP YAGP – Youth America Grand Prix is the world’s largest international student ballet competition, which awards more than $300,000 in scholarships each year, to dance schools within the United States and around the world. It is held internationally each year, with final competitions taking place in New York City.  It includes ballet and contemporary dance styles of performance. It is open to dance students 9–19 years old. icon_wikipedia
VKIBC VKIBC – Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition endeavors to preserve the legacy of classical ballet, to encourage its current progress and development, and to support the continued evolution of dance as an art form through training, education, performance opportunities, and the exchange of ideas within the extended international community.
ADCIBC ADC/IBC – The American Dance Competition / Youth International Ballet Competition is held in Central Florida every year.

Ballet Company Auditions

Young adults (18-22) seeking a career in professional ballet can rely on our school to prepare them for a ballet company.  Auditions for ballet companies are usually in February and March.  Ballet company contracts usually begin the following Fall.  Below are some of the top ballet companies in the world that our founders have worked for.

  • Mariinsky/Kirov Ballet
  • New Jersey Ballet
  • Colorado Ballet
  • Boston Ballet
  • Deutsche Opera am Rhein
  • Bavarian State Theater
  • San Francisco Ballet
  • Miami City Ballet
  • Bolshoi Ballet
  • Vienna State Opera Ballet
  • Les Grands Ballets Canadiens
  • Ballet San Jose Silicon Valley
  • Dallas Fort Worth Ballet
  • Royal Ballet of Flanders