Past and Current Student Achievements


Competitions Accomplishments

Nazgul has worked with many students who have competed and placed in the Regionals and Finals at YAGP. Several students have placed in the Top 12, 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place categories. In addition, students have competed and placed in the prestigious Prix de Lausanne, WBAC Grand Prix, Spotlight, and many more, obtaining scholarships and recognition in the ballet community.

YAGP 2019-2020

2019-2020 Youth America Grand Prix was a successful season for Nazgul and her students! 

Nazgul Shinn

Outstanding Teacher Award

Eva Shinn

1st Place Classical Pre-Competitive

Top 12 Classical Pre-Competitive

Mia Frederick

Top 12 Classical Pre-Competitive

Top 12 Contemporary Pre-Competitive

Bebel Thanaritiroj

3rd Place Classical Pre-Competitive

Natalie Yu

Top 12 Classical Junior


Dance from Walpurgis Night

3rd Place Large Ensemble

Summer Programs & Study Abroad

The Artistic Director promotes students to study abroad and train at other established academies that may lead to Full-Time Apprenticeships and jobs in companies. Many of Nazgul's students have trained at prestigious schools such as Kirov Ballet Academy, Houston Ballet School, San Francisco Ballet School, The Vaganova Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg, BBASI (USA), The Bolshoi Ballet Academy in Moscow, Princess Grace Academie in Monaco, Paris Opera Ballet School, Royal Ballet School and more.