In The News | 2020 

Colorado Ballet Announces 2020/2021 Season Dancer Roster
Broadway World: "Jacob Ray was born in Irvine, California and moved to Michigan at an early age. He began his dance training at age eight at the Grand Rapids Ballet Company. He spent summers training at intensives such as American Ballet Theatre in Irvine and The Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive in New York on full scholarship, receiving an invitation by academy teachers for full-time study at the Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow. In 2019, Jacob joined the Colorado Ballet Studio Company and was excited to be promoted to Apprentice in 2020."  Read More
Julian MacKay to Join San Francisco Ballet as a Principal
The Pointe Magazine: Earlier this week, San Francisco Ballet released a statement that Mikhailovsky Ballet first soloist Julian MacKay (BBASI alumnus) will be joining the company as a principal dancer for its 2021 season. He is known for being the youngest American to graduate from the Bolshoi Ballet Academy, completing the upper division in 2015 at age 17 and becoming fluent in Russian. Read More
From gaining resilience to acquiring new languages, ballet has significantly shaped Abby Zhang’s life
The Central Trend: “ 'It’s really an eye-opening experience to [attend the Bolshoi Ballet Academy] because it’s just so diverse,” Abby said. “You meet people who speak all of these different languages and who have come from all these different backgrounds. And you get to dance with them, and in the end, you all are doing the same thing. You all are doing ballet together.' ”  Read More
Local Dance Student Takes First Place in Worldwide Competition
Insider NJ: "Sophia Musal, 14, of Mount Olive also received accolades from the judges...Ms. Musal earned a spot in the Bolshoi Ballet Academy Summer Intensive which provides expert training for serious ballet students ages 9-14."  Read More

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