Our students have found positions with professional dance companies dancing successfully with Ballets de Monte Carlo, Bejart Ballet, Boston Ballet, English National Ballet, Eugene Ballet, Hamburg Ballet, New York City Ballet, Nevada Ballet, Royal Ballet of London, Sarasota Ballet, Staatsballet Berlin, and more
The Academy received the distinguished honor of being named Outstanding Teacher by the Youth America Grand Prix, the world’s largest international student ballet competition, as well as receiving multiple First, Second and Third place, and Hope awards both in the United States and Japan. Academy alumni students have received awards and top place finishes at the Prix de Lausanne, Beijing International Ballet Competition and Moscow International Ballet Competition.
The Academy’s alumni include the first African-American graduate of the famed Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Russia. As well as the third American graduate of both the Bolshoi Ballet Academy and the Vaganova Ballet Academy in over 300 years.