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YAGP 2022 - San Francisco

Updated: Apr 22, 2022

We would like to express our gratitude to our dedicated teachers and students, who have made these outstanding achievements possible. These awards represent our collective commitment to excellence and our goal of providing the highest quality ballet education to each and every student.

๐“๐ก๐š๐ง๐ค ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ, Youth America Grand Prix @yagp for providing vital opportunities for dancers to grow as artists through performance opportunities and access to industry leaders and master teachers. This is an instrumental aspect of their training and growth as artists and individuals.

โฃ๐Ž๐”๐“๐’๐“๐€๐๐ƒ๐ˆ๐๐† ๐’๐‚๐‡๐Ž๐Ž๐‹

Bayer Ballet Academy (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)โฃ


๐๐„๐’๐“ ๐‚๐‡๐Ž๐‘๐„๐Ž๐†๐‘๐€๐๐‡๐„๐‘

Erin Micekโฃ (BBA Contemporary Instructor)

๐†๐‘๐€๐๐ƒ ๐๐‘๐ˆ๐—:

Charlize Hardwick (*)


๐„๐๐’๐„๐Œ๐๐‹๐„๐’ ๐ƒ๐ˆ๐•๐ˆ๐’๐ˆ๐Ž๐โฃ

1st Place For All - Bayer Ballet Academyโฃ


๐๐‘๐„-๐‚๐Ž๐Œ๐๐„๐“๐ˆ๐“๐ˆ๐•๐„ ๐ƒ๐ˆ๐•๐ˆ๐’๐ˆ๐Ž๐โฃ


Top 12: Valerie Jiaโฃ @valeriejdance


๐‰๐”๐๐ˆ๐Ž๐‘๐’ ๐ƒ๐ˆ๐•๐ˆ๐’๐ˆ๐Ž๐โฃ


  • First Place: Charlize Hardwickโฃ @ballerina_charlize - YAGP Champion & @nggeneration Star

  • First Place: Victoria Kostikov @victoriakdance (*)

  • Third Place: Mia Stauloโฃ @mia.paz.ballet

  • Top 12: Abigail Kimโฃ @a._ballet , Charlize Hardwick, Hailey Seto @haileysballet , Mia Staulo, Victoria Kostikov


  • 2nd Place: Victoria Kostikov (*)

  • 3rd Place: Charlize Hardwickโฃ

  • Top 12: Charlize Hardwick, Mia Staulo, Victoria Kostikovโฃ


๐’๐„๐๐ˆ๐Ž๐‘๐’ ๐ƒ๐ˆ๐•๐ˆ๐’๐ˆ๐Ž๐โฃ

๐‚๐ฅ๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ โฃ

  • 2nd Place: Valerie Linโฃ @valllerina

  • 3rd Place: Audrey Shoreโฃ @audreyyballet

  • Top 12: Audrey Shore, Midori Saito, Valerie Lin

โฃ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ญ๐ž๐ฆ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ โฃ

  • 3rd Place: Midori Saitoโฃ @ballet.midori

  • Top 12: Audrey Shoreโฃ, Midori Saito

*Results include participation in January and February competitions. We only had two participants in February (noted with asterisk*)

๐ŸŽ‰ ๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ ๐ŸŽ‰

๐ŸŒŸ to every student at our school who comes to class prepared and eager to learn;

๐ŸŒŸ to our staff who unconditionally share their knowledge and inspire every student;

๐ŸŒŸ to our parents, who make such opportunities for their children possible;

๐ŸŒŸ to administration for assisting faculty and families;

๐ŸŒŸ to our supporters who prioritize the arts in our community.

๐˜›๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข๐˜ธ๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฅ๐˜ด ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด, ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ค๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฆ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฉ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ถ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ด, ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ด๐˜ค๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ฅ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ช๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฆ๐˜น๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ.

๐‚๐จ๐ง๐ ๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ฎ๐ฅ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐ฌ!

Together & with gratitude,

Inna Bayer @inna.bayerballet

Founder & Artistic Director

Bayer Ballet - Vaganova Center of Excellence

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