Miko Fogarty's First Day in Prix de Lausanne

After having received the Bronze Medal in the Varna International Competition in Bulgaria this past July 2012,  
16-year-old Miko Fogarty competed in the 42nd International Ballet Competition,
Prix De Lausanne, on January 26 through February 1, 2013.  
Congratulations Miko for receiving the prize for the Best Swiss Candidate plus multiple scholarship offers to 
John Cranko Stuttgart Ballet and Hamburg Ballet in Germany, Zurich Dance Academy in Switzerland, 
English National Ballet School and Queensland Ballet in Australia.  
WSPA is very proud of Miko and thankful to all the teachers that prepared Miko for this competition.  
Last but not the least, congratulations to Viktor Kabaniaev who has trained Miko since she was 5 years old.

The Company in Vibe Competition 

With a high score of 94, we congratulate The Company members and their leaders, Jason Rillera and Aggie Loyola,
for a job well done at the Vibe Competition this last January 27, 2013 in UC Irvine's Bren Event Center.

Congratulations to Jasmine Cruz

In June 2012, WSPA's very own Jasmine Cruz won the Gold Medal at the World Ballet Competition in Florida.  
Classically trained by our renowned faculty, Jasmine performed "Le Corsaire" to help clinch her award.  

Recognition for Top Ballet Performances

Tristan Brosnan - Hope Award, YAGP 2012
Jasmine Cruz - Hope Award, YAGP 2011
Hikari Jacobson - Hope Award, YAGP 2010

Miko Fogarty - Bronze Medal, YAGP New York Finals 2011
& Gold Medal, World of Ballet Florida, 2011

Congratulations TE ORAMA

WSPA's Polynesian Dance Company
under the direction of Kumu Hula Anthony Waipa Manaois

1st Place Overall Traditional Hura Ava Tau Group 
at Tahiti Fete of San Jose 2011

1st Place in Ote'a, Aparima, Drumming, Music, Ahuroa, Tamari'i Ote'a, Tamari'i Aparima & Best Ra'atira Award


Click here to see footage of their award-winning performances.



"Malu Rivera-Peoples has nurtured the dreams of dancers of diverse genres."

Nutcracker 2011 cropped


Read about her success and the success of her students
as WSPA recently marked 20 years of dance
and 14 years of "The Nutcracker."

Part 1   &   Part 2

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