AUSTEN ACEVEDO

CLASSICAL DANCE EDUCATOR

Austen Acevedo, began his training at age 9 with Sheri Metcalf, Audrianna Broad, Natasha Glos and the late Deborah Barnes.  At age 10 Austen started ballet training at the Orlando Ballet under the Direction of Dierdre Miles Burger,Olivier Munoz and Kim Marsh. At age 11 Austen was a semifinalist in Paula Abdul’s Live to Dance on CBS, finalist for the production of Billie Elliot on Broadway and National Training Scholar with the American Ballet Theatre NYC.   Austen has earned numerous accolades from receiving full scholarships to ABT JKO Academy in NYC, Vaganova  Ballet Academy in St. Petersburg Russia and winning Top Prizes at ADC/IBC, YAGP and Prix de Lausanne, in Switzerland.  In 2015, Austen was the first American Youth Dancer along with Kenedy Kallas, to perform at the Mariinsky Theatre Festival in St. Petersburg Russia. Austen has performed in multiple Galas spanning the globe and in 2015 Dance Spirit Magazine named him a dancer "You Should Know".  Austen's most current accomplishments.  Joining Houston Ballet as an Apprentice at age 17 and promoted to Corps de Ballet at age 18.   

 

HIGHLIGHTS

2018- 2020  Houston Ballet, Corps de Ballet 

2017 Houston Ballet, Apprentice 

2017 Gala -  ADC/IBC  St. Petersburg FL. 

2016-2017 Ellison Ballet,  Professional Training Program, NYC,  Full Scholarship

2016  Ballet West, Gala.  "A Night of Shining Stars" A Tribute to Bruce Marks 

2015  American Ballet Theatre, JKO,   Full Scholarship  NYC. 

2015  Dance Spirit Magazine, December.  "You Should Know" Austen Acevedo 

2015, 2016  Gala De Danza, Cabo Mexico  

2015  Lincoln Center NYC, David Koch Theater - Gala, "Stars of Today Meet Stars of Tomorrow"

2015  Youth America Grand Prix- NYC Finals - 2nd Place Senior Men   **only American male dancer to medal

2015  Performance at the Mariinsky Theatre, Festival St. Peterburg Russia.  3-20-15

2015  Prix de Lausanne - Finalist & Grand Prize Winner - Full Scholarship  **Only American male dancer to medal

2015  Fox News Orlando "Good Day" Journey to Switzerland 

2015  Youth America Grand Prix Tampa - Senior Gold Medal in Classical and Contemporary

2015  Gala- Tampa, "Stars of Today Meet Stars of Tomorrow". YAGP

2014  Vampire's Ball by The Orlando Ballet - Choreography by Robert Hill

2014  World Ballet Competition - Pre Professional - Bronze Medal

2014  Youth American Grand Prix Tampa - Junior Grand Prix

2014  Gala- Tampa, "Stars of Today Meet Stars of Tomorrow". YAGP

2014  Youth American Grand Prix NYC Finals - Silver Medal  **Only American male dancer to medal 

2013-2014  American Ballet Theatre, NYC  (JKO) National Training Scholar
 

2013  “Ballet’s Greatest Hits” Gala, YAGP Tampa FL.

2013  Orlando Ballet School – Fernando Bujones Scholarship Recipient

2013  American Ballet Theatre, NYC  (JKO) National Training Scholar

2013  Orlando Ballet Academy  -Trainee

2013  Youth American Grand Prix Tampa Gold Medal – Ballet & Contemporary

2012  Youth American Grand Prix Tampa Silver Medal – Ballet & Contemporary

2012  American Dance Competition Jr. Division Gold Medal Ballet & Contemporary

2012  Rodgers and Hammerstein musical “Carousel” Orlando FL

2011, 2012, 2013,2014 Miami International Ballet Festival “Young International Medalists Gala”

2011  Paula Abdul’s Live To Dance on CBS – Top 18 Semi-Finals

2011  Assistant to Robert Prescott Lee, NRG Dance Project – Los Angeles

2011  Special Guest Performer – NRG Dance Project - Venetian Resort Las Vegas

2011  Billy Elliot Finalist Broadway Production and Tour

2011  Youth American Grand Prix NYC Finals Bronze Medal – Pre Competitive  ** Only American male dancer to medal 

2011  Youth American Grand Prix Tampa Hope Award Winner

2011  American Dance Competition ADC-IBC Grand Prize Winner

XTREME DANCE HOURS
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HOURS
(Dance Season Aug. 9, 2019 - June 13, 2020)

Monday - 4:00pm-9:00pm

Tuesday - 4:00pm - 8:30pm

Wednesday - 2:45pm-8:00pm

Thursday - 3:30pm-8:30pm

Friday - 4:00pm-7:45pm

Saturday - 9:30am-11:15am

 

Summer

Tuesday - 4:30pm-7:30pm

Thursday - 4:30pm - 7:30pm

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