The Winners

2016 AMERICAN BALLET COMPETITION WINNERS

Ballet Solos
Contemporary Solos
Ensembles
2016-2017 Fall/Spring Academic & Traineeships Awarded
2016-2017 Summer Intensive Scholarships Awarded


BALLET SOLOS

DIVISION I (Age 9-11)

First Place LUCIA GONZALEZ REVILLA, 11
Academia de Danzas Steps, San Francisco, Panama

Second Place ELLA HORAN, 11
Creative Arts Academy, Bountiful, Utah USA

Third Place ALLIE ANDREW, 10
Creative Arts Academy, Bountiful, Utah USA

DIVISION II (Age 12-14)

First Place ADRIANA ARIAS, 13
Academia de Danzas Steps, San Francisco, Panama

Second Place VICTORIA VALDES, 13
Academia de Danzas Steps, San Francisco, Panama

Third Place MELINDA GONG, 13
Atlanta Professional Dance Academy, John’s Creek, Georgia USA

DIVISION III (Age 15-19)

First Place JOSI MATTOON, 15
Master Ballet Academy, Phoenix, Arizona USA

Second Place LUCY MERZ, 15
Ballet West Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah USA

Third Place IDA OBEDIENTE, 17
Academia de Danzas Steps , San Francisco, Panama


CONTEMPORARY SOLOS

DIVISION I (Age 9 – 11)

First Place EMMA SCHIPAANBOORD, 11
Creative Arts Academy, Bountiful, Utah USA

Second Place ALLIE ANDREW, 10
Creative Arts Academy, Bountiful, Utah USA

Third Place SIERRA WILLIS, 10
Wasatch Dance Center, Heber, Utah USA

DIVISION II (Age 12-14)

First Place ISABELLA SAIZ, 14
Academia de Danzas Steps , San Francisco, Panama

Second Place MARIAM VLIEG, 14
Academia de Danzas Steps , San Francisco, Panama

Third Place Tie
TIE MAILE BERG, 14
Ballet West Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah – USA
AND
VICTORIA VALDES, 13
Academia de Danzas Steps , San Francisco, Panama

DIVISION III (Age 15-19)

First Place DIANA CEDENO, 17
Academia de Danzas Steps , San Francisco, Panama

Second Place IDA OBEDIENTE, 17
Academia de Danzas Steps , San Francisco, Panama

Third Place ANASTASIA LINARES, 16
Academia de Danzas Steps , San Francisco, Panama


ENSEMBLES

First Place “DREAMSCAPE”
Creative Arts Academy, Bountiful, Utah USA
(Choreo: Francisco Gella)

Second Place “INTO THE VOID”
Academia de Danzas Steps, San Francisco, Panama
(Choreo: Analida Galindo)

Third Place “RIVER FLOWS”
Imagine Ballet Theatre, Ogden, Utah USA
(Choreo: Christina Stockdale)

JURY’S AWARD “LA BAYADERE” DUET
Centro de Formacion de Danza Classica, Zapopan, Mexico


2016 – 2017 FALL/SPRING ACADEMIC AND TRAINEESHIPS AWARDED

COLORADO BALLET STUDIO COMPANY

Awarded to:
MARIA OKA, 20

Joffrey Ballet School, New York City, NY USA

BALLET WEST PROFESSIONAL TRAINING DIVISION

Awarded to:
IDA OBEDIENTE, 17

Academia de Danzas Steps, San Francisco, Panama


2016 – 2017 SUMMER INTENSIVE SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED

ATLANTA BALLET CENTER FOR DANCE EDUCATION – PROFESSIONAL CAMP

Awarded to:
SONYA KRYZHANOVSKY
Imagine Ballet Theatre, Bountiful, Utah USA

BALLET AUSTIN

Awarded to:
MAILE BERG, 14
Ballet West Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah USA

LUCY MERZ, 15
Ballet West Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah USA

HANNA WILLIS, 16
Ballet West Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah USA

BALLET WEST

Awarded to:
RACHEL LANG, 16
Imagine Ballet Theatre, Ogden, Utah USA

ELYSE MONSON, 16
Creative Arts Academy, Bountiful, Utah USA

BOURNONVILLE WORKSHOP WITH THE MASTERS

Awarded to:
MARIA OKA, 20
Ballet School, NYC – USA

HANNA WILLIS, 16
Ballet West Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah USA

MARY CLAIRE HUNTSMAN, 16
Ballet West Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah USA

JOSIE MONSOON, 15
Master Ballet Academy, Phoenix, Arizona USA

MELINDA GONG, 13
Atlanta Professional Dance Academy, John’s Creek, Georgia USA

IMAGINE BALLET THEATRE

Awarded to:
CAROLINA MOTTA, 11
Academia de Danzas Steps, San Francisco, Panama

AMELIA WOOLEY, 11
Diamond Talent, St. George, Utah USA

EVA VASQUEZ, 11
Academia de Danzas Steps, San Francisco, Panama

ELLA HORAN, 11
Creative Arts Academy, Bountiful, Utah USA

ANNA PATRICIA INCHAUSTI, 11
Academia de Danzas Steps, San Francisco, Panama

THE WASHINGTON BALLET SCHOOL (D.C.)

Awarded to:
ANA JOVANOVIC-HACON
Ballet West Academy, Salt Lake City, Utah – USA