IBT Academy Wins Three Major Awards at YAGP 202001.17.2020
A major win for IBT Academy at YAGP Philadelphia this year, with two Grand Prix Awards in Junior and Senior Divisions and the Outstanding Teacher Award for our beloved Director Jaelyn Fellona!
YAGP official photos and videos coming soon! Meanwhile, enjoy some snapshots from YAGP frontline:
Isabella competed with 2 Classical variations and a contemporary choreography:
She danced a Variation from Esmeralda, choreography by Marius Petipa, and Paquita Variation #4, also choreographed by Petipa.
Isabella's contemporary piece Unwound was choreographed by IBT Guest Choreographer Viktor Plotnikov, to the Prelude to Sonata No 6 in B-Flat Major by Vivaldi, performed by Peter Wisperlwey and Fiorilegium.
Elene competed with two classical variations and a contemporary choreography:
She performed a Variation from Esmeralda, choreography by Marius Petipa, and Gamzatti Variation from Act 2 of La Bayadere, also choreographed by Petipa.
Her stunning contemporary piece Think was created by IBT Guest Choreographer Viktor Plotnikov to Maria Callas's rendition of O nume tutelar, an aria from La Vestale. It was a big success with the Judges.
Raica competed with two classical variations:
the Cupid Variation, choreography by Petipa, and the Princess Florine Variation from Sleeping Beauty, also by Petipa.
Her contemporary piece Estasi di note (The Extasy of Notes) was choreographed by Italian choreographer Marcello Carini, to an instrumental piece Elisabeth by Ashram.
IBT Academy triumph was complete with everyone's beloved Director and coach Jaelyn Fellona recognized with the Outstanding Teacher Award.