Summer 2012

Summer Intensive Program Acceptances

DALA students have been accepted to some of the most prestigious ballet programs in the country!

  • Joffrey Ballet School (with scholarship)
  • Long Beach Ballet
  • Long Beach Ballet China Tour
  • The Rock School of Dance
  • American Ballet Theatre
  • Saratoga Springs Dance Intensive
  • Ellison Ballet
  • Pacific Northwest Ballet
  • Boston Ballet (with scholarship)
  • State Street Ballet
  • Colorado Ballet

DALA Alumnae

  • Andrew Silks :: Currently dancing with Tulsa Ballet II; graduate of the Ellison Ballet Professional Training Program in 2011
  • Julia Hollas :: currently performing with Alyce Finwall Dance Theater and Project Thrust, alumnae of the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance

Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP) International Ballet Competition

Select students may be invited to compete in the YAGP, the world's largest international ballet competition. In 2011 3 DALA students competed at the regional competition in Denver, Colorado. One student finished in the top 12 for the region in the pre-competitive group!


Performance & studio photos by: Paulo T. Photography