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Artistic Motion Preparatory Academy
Contact: Alejandra Dore, AMPA Director
Artistic Motion School of Arts
800 West Smith Street
Greensboro, NC 27401
Photo Credits - Tami L. Colvin

AMPA Ballet Students Accepted into International Summer Programs

100% Acceptance into Summer Programs During Inaugural Year.

Greensboro, NC (March 24, 2015) - Artistic Motion Preparatory Academy (AMPA), a division of Artistic Motion School of Arts (AMSA), is proud to announce that six of its ballet preparatory students were accepted into international summer training programs. AMPA is a new preparatory ballet program that is still in its inaugural year.

"We had six students audition for summer programs and are proud to say that we had a 100% acceptance rate for all students," says Alejandra Dore, Artistic Motion Preparatory Academy Director. "I am delighted to report that students from the program were accepted into Bolshoi Ballet and Kirov Ballet summer training programs." And multiple students were accepted for year-round program training and received merit scholarships.

AMPA ballet students in black leotards standing together by the barre.

Congratulations to (pictured left to right):

  • Briona Bojorquez, Greensboro
  • Daisy Wyatt, Greensboro
  • Isabella Villa, Eden
  • Karina Davison, Greensboro
  • Leeanna Holliday, Greensboro
  • Isabel Pulido, Greensboro

AMPA will be auditioning dancers for the 2015-2016 academic year on Sunday, March 29th; Sunday, June 7th and Saturday, August 29th. Auditions are open for ages 9+. The Audition Fee is $35. Pre-registration is not required, but is highly recommended. Additional audition details can be found at


Artistic Motion Preparatory Academy (AMPA) is a pre-professional ballet training program founded in the Triad by Executive Director, Natalya Igitkhanyan Davison in 2014. AMPA classes are based on the Vaganova syllabus and are led by an internationally acclaimed faculty including alumni from Russia's Moscow State University of Dramatic Art and The Bolshoi Ballet Academy, the Dominican Republic's Acadamia de Ballet Santo Domingo, The Republic of Georgia's Music Academy, and the University of North Carolina's School of the Arts. Instructors are veterans of the stage and have danced professionally with the Bolshoi Ballet, the National Ballet of the Dominican Republic, the National Ballet of Armenia, Joffrey Ballet, Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, and Maryland Ballet.

AMPA is committed to providing excellence in dance instruction in order to mold and develop artists who are prepared technically, physically, morally, and emotionally to enter the world of professional dance. Our curriculum is founded on the Vaganova ballet syllabus and is accentuated with classes in tap, jazz, contemporary, and character dance, as well as music and dramatic arts. Our instructors foster the skills and ethics needed to create strong performers and strong individuals. Additional information can be found at