YAGP First Position Club members enjoy backstage performance at New York City Center: PHOTOS

New York City Ballet’s principal dancer Daniel Ulbricht delighted members of the Youth America Grand Prix’s (YAGP) First Position Club with a special performance of a new work backstage at New York City Center set to Benny Goodman’s “Sing-Sing-Sing.”

YAGP provides scholarships, auditions, education, performance opportunities for dancers from different ethnic backgrounds.

Among the guests in attendance were Yanna Avis, Evelyn Lorentzen Bell, Sharon Bush, Susan Cheever, CeeCee Cord, Marjorie Reed Gordon, Kim Granger, Lane Harwell, Judith M. Hoffman, Michele Gerber Klein, Latifa Kosta, Abdul Latif, Jared Longhitano, Aimee Maroney, Susan Pappajohn, Faith Petrides, Emily Reifel, Irene Shen, and YAGP Board Chair Linda K. Morse.