Awards & Achievements  - Art Ballet Academy


Youth America Grand Prix - 
World's largest non-profit international student ballet competition and scholarship program.

2020 
Mariya Kudyakova & Aleksandr Kryvonis - "Outstanding Teacher" Award
Julia Drusch - Philadelphia, PA 2nd Place Senior Classical & 3rd Place Senior Contemporary
Kyra Davis - Philadelphia, PA 2nd Place Pre-Competitive Classical
Harris Yesenik & Samantha Wright-Vargas Pas De Deux - Houston, TX 2nd Place, Philadelphia, PA 3rd Place
Harris Yesenik (Body Wrappers Brand Model) - Houston, TX 1st Place Junior Classical, 2nd Place Junior Contemporary; Philadelphia, PA Top 6 Junior Contemporary
Samantha Wright-Vargas - Houston, TX 3rd Place Junior Classical, Philadelphia, PA Top 12 Junior Classical
Lindy Holderbaugh - Houston, TX Top 12 Pre-Competitive Classical; Philadelphia, PA Top 6 Pre-Competitive Contemporary 
Mia Hall - Philadelphia, PA Top 12 Junior Classical
2019 
Harris Yesenik - Houston, TX 1st Place Junior Classical & Dallas, TX Top 12 Junior Contemporary
Julia Drusch - Houston, TX 3rd Place Senior Classical
Kaya Lane - Dallas, TX Top 12 Senior Classical
Anna Cooper - Houston, TX Top 12 Senior Classical
Samantha Wright-Vargas - Dallas, TX Top 12 Junior Classical
Manu (Julia Drusch, Maddie Gilbert, Samantha Wright-Vargas) - Houston, TX Top 6 Ensemble
Ocean & the Pearls (Julia Drusch & Anna Cooper) - Dallas, TX Top 12 Ensemble
Mia Hall - Dallas, TX Pre-Competitive Top 12 Classical & Houston, TX Pre-Competitive Top 12 Contemporary
Aminah Jones - Houston, TX Pre-Competitive Top 12 Classical
Isabelle Grant-Geddie - Houston, TX Top 24 Junior
Harris Yesenik & Maddie Gilbert - Top 6 Classical Pas De Deux & Contemporary Duet

2018
Julia Drusch (Grishko Gem) - Dallas, TX 2nd Place Junior Classical, Top 12 Contemporary
Harris Yesenik & Maddie Gilbert - Houston, TX 3rd Place Pas De Deux
Harris Yesenik - Dallas, TX Top 6 Junior Classical
Anna Cooper (Russian Pointe Ambassador) - Dallas, TX Top 12 Junior Classical
Gracie Watton - Austin, TX Top 12 Junior Classical & Dallas, TX Top 24 Junior Classical
Isabelle Grant-Geddie - Austin, TX Top 12 Pre-Competitive Classical
Samantha Wright-Vargas - Austin, TX Top 12 Pre-Competitive Classical
Madeleine Gilbert - Houston, TX Top 12 Junior Classical & Contemporary

2017
Julia Drusch - Dallas, TX Top 12 Junior Classical
Madeleine Gilbert - Dallas, TX Top 12 Junior Classical & Top 12 Contemporary
Harris Yesenik - Dallas, TX Top 12 Pre-Competitive Classical
Anna Cooper - Dallas, TX Top 24 Junior Classical
Hanha Stephenson - Dallas, TX Top 24 Junior Classical

2016
Forrest Neufeldt - Dallas, TX 3rd Place Senior Classical
Pizzicato (Julia Drusch & Skylar Neufeldt) - Dallas, TX 3rd Place ensemble
Julia Drusch - Dallas, TX Top 12 Junior Classical
Madeleine Gilbert - Dallas, TX Top 12 Pre-Competitive Classical & Contemporary
Skylar Neufeldt - Dallas, TX Top 12 Junior Classical & Contemporary
Adriana Rivera-Camareno - Dallas, TX Top 24 Senior Classical
Emily Neufeldt - Dallas, TX Top 24 Junior Classical
Kelsey Thomas - Dallas, TX Top 24 Senior Classical 
Victoria Virnoche - Dallas, TX Top 24 Senior Classical

2015
Skylar Neufeldt - Dallas, TX Top 12 Pre-Competitive Classical
Kelsey Thomas - Dallas, TX Top 24 Senior Classical
Pas de trois (Forrest Neufeldt, Emily Neufeldt, Kaya Lane) - Dallas, TX Top 12 Ensemble
Osalisque Pas de trois (Skylar Neufeldt, Emily Neufeldt, Kaya Lane) - Austin, TX Top 12 Ensemble

Swan (soloist Kelsey Thomas) - Austin, TX Top 12 Ensemble
2014
Skylar Neufeldt - Dallas, TX Pre-Competitive Top 12 Classical
Pas de trois (Forrest Neufeldt, Emily Neufeldt, Kaya Lane) - Dallas, TX Top 12 Ensemble
2013
Skylar Neufeldt - Dallas, TX Pre-Competitive Top 12 Classical
Pas de trois (Forrest Neufeldt, Emily Neufeldt, Kaya Lane) - Dallas, TX Top 12 Ensemble

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