Ballet Yuma

Maya Springhawk Robnett / KAWC Colorado River Public Media

The Prix de Lausanne is a prestigious annual International ballet competition held in Lausanne, Switzerland.  This year, out of 380 submissions from around the world, the competition only accepted three young men from the United States.  One of them was from Yuma.  KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett has the story…

Arizona Edition – On April 30th, Arizona Edition brought you the story of the Yuma Ballet Company before they travelled to prestigious dance festival Regional Dance America in Spokane, Washington.  Here, KAWC’s Lou Gum has a brief update on the dancers and the festival they attended…(originally aired 05/21/14).

This piece was featured in the May 21st Arizona Edition.  Other pieces featured in the show, as well as the April 30th feature on Yuma Ballet Academy, can be found below in the related content section.

Scott Martinez / Scott Martinez Photography

Arizona Edition - Dancers with the Yuma Ballet Academy are performing in Washington State this week at a prestigious festival that could open doors for some of the young artists.  Turns out it is not that unusual for dancers from Ballet Yuma to find success.  To find out more about this nationally recognized dance academy, KAWC’s Maya Springhawk Robnett sat in on one of their recent rehearsals…(originally aired 04/30/14).