Performances & EVents
Spring 2022

Performances & Events - Draper Center Ballet School Rochester NY - 24seven

24Seven Dance Convention & Competition

January 7-9, 2022
Rochester, NY

24Seven Dance convention is a dance workshop and competition that tours to 24 cities in the United States each season. A typical convention weekend offers three days of classes with some of the world’s leading dance educators and an exciting dance competition.

We look forward to seeing our dancers in the workshop classes and on stage during the competition! Good luck and best wishes to all of you!

Performances & Events - Draper Center Ballet School Rochester NY - Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP)

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP)

March 4-6, 2022
Philadelphia, PA

Youth America Grand Prix is the world’s largest network of dance. It fulfills its mission of dance education through scholarship auditions, master classes, alumni services, educational and outreach activities, performances, and film. YAGP’s mission is to support and develop world-class dancers, ages 9-19, or all economic, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds by providing scholarship auditions, performance and education opportunities, and by serving as the global network of dance, connecting students, teachers, schools, dance companies, dancers, and audiences.

YAGP reaches over 12,000 dance students annually by holding workshops, scholarship auditions, master classes and audition classes in 25 US cities and 8 international locations. Each season culminates in the week-long New York Finals, where more than 1,200 of the world’s most promising dancers receive in-depth mentoring and greater scholarship, professional, and performance opportunities.

We are happy to announce the following dancers who will be representing Draper Center as such a prestigious competition: Madison B, Isabella G, Ella L, Gwendolyn N, Janina O, Charlotte P, Alina R, Bella R, Agnieszka R, Victoria R, Morgan T, and Mia W

Performances & Events - Draper Center Ballet School Rochester NY - New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA) Dance Competition & Competition

New York City Dance Alliance (NYCDA) Dance Convention & Competition

March 18-20, 2022
Buffalo, NY

NYCDA leads the industry in offering professional weekend conventions – exciting workshop classes from our distinguished faculty, a thrilling competition and a professional audition experience – all in a supportive, positive, and fun environment!

We look forward to seeing our dancers in the workshop classes and on stage during the competition! Good luck and best wishes to all of you!

Ballet and Dance Alumni, Olivia Shipman - Draper Center Ballet School, Rochester NY

Starbound National Talent  Competition

May 20-22, 2022
Rochester, NY

Many of our dancers will take the stage to compete in different genres of dance including Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, and Modern. We appreciate local competitions as it gives our dancers valuable stage time and the feeling of accomplishment and success. Competitions are fun and exciting for our students and we can’t wait to see them on the stage. Good luck to everyone involved! We are so proud of you!

Draper Center for Dance Education