Junior Artists of the Ajkun Ballet Theatre

Trainee Dancers of the Ajkun Ballet Theatre
AjkunBT’s Junior Artists travel from the United States and from all over the world to receive their training directly from the Ajkun Ballet Theatre's Artistic Director, Dr. Chiara Ajkun.

Junior Artists

AjkunBT’s Junior Artists represent a distillation of the hopes and aspirations of a substantial number of Dancers coming from a variety of institutions throughout the United States and from many foreign countries. Over 2,000 candidates audition every year, resulting in about 10 being accepted in the Company. Each of them predicted if the past foretells the future, to become one of the best world-class dancers of tomorrow.

Minami Ando/Japan, Verica Canseco/Italy, Dania Galicia/China, Arianna Garavaglia/Italy, Ergys Jake/Albania, Abbi Johnson/England, Angelina Nicole Matteliano/USA, Lucia Muñoz/Spain, Ella Smart/Australia, Bailey Smith/USA, and Abigail Swift/USA.

135

Countries entrusted their finest talents to Ajkun Ballet

150

Companies, worldwide, employed our dancers

2000+

Candidates audition every year from all over the world

10

Dancers accepted as trainees in the company 

Congrats to our AjkunBT Alumni

Our Alumni went on to take prominent positions in the professional world and are currently employed in Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South Americas,  in a network of over 150 different companies sharing with us the vision to open the avenues of opportunities for a young generation of dancers and proudly referred to as AjkunBT' s Partners in Dance

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Dancers of the Ajkun Ballet Theatre

Interested in supporting our artists?

Our talented Junior Company Artists are supported by the generosity of donors to the Ajkun Ballet Theatre's contributing program Dancer's Ring.