Yvonne Racz Award Fund

The Yvonne Racz Award was established by Enid Gugi Racz and family in 2001 to honor, Artistic Director Yvonne Racz.

The Yvonne Racz Award was established by Enid Gugi Racz and family in 2001 to honor, Artistic Director Yvonne Racz. Enid Gugi Racz, a great supporter of ballet and Ballet Lubbock, served as a board member, Parent Network member, and is responsible for hundreds of costumes made for past Ballet Lubbock productions.

A graduating Ballet Lubbock dancer may be chosen to receive this award for their outstanding promise to pursue a professional career in dance.

Yvonne Racz Award Recipients

  • 2001 – NaTalia Johnson
  • 2005 – Kristin Douthit, Laci Ratliff
  • 2007 – Annelise Hill
  • 2008 – Emily Hemmings, Michael Burfield
  • 2012 – Bethany Lowrie
  • 2014 – Angela Lee
  • 2016 – Sidney Loftin
  • 2017 – Julia Kern, Madison Lindgren
  • 2018 – Deborah de Farias, Theo Spencer