As the 2014 USA International Ballet Competition event nears, GodwinGroup marks its 20th year partnering with the USA IBC. This year’s event is scheduled for June 14-29 at Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson.
The USA IBC is a two-week “Olympic-style” competition where tomorrow’s stars vie for medals, cash awards, company contracts and scholarships. Since 2004, GodwinGroup has partnered with the USA IBC to help promote the event.
The event is designated as the official international ballet competition in the United States by a Joint Resolution of the Congress. Presented under the auspices of the International Dance Committee, International Theatre Institute of UNESCO, the USA IBC is held every four years in Jackson, Mississippi, in the tradition of sister competitions in Varna, Bulgaria, and Moscow, Russia.
The USA IBC offers spectacular dance performances from the classical ballet repertoire and the new 2014 contemporary repertoire from which semi-finalists will be required to perform one contemporary solo or pas de deux.
Tickets for individual performances will be released for sale April 7, 2014. Ticket packages may be purchased online or by contacting the USA IBC Box Office (inside the Mississippi Arts Center, 201 E. Pascagoula St., in downtown Jackson), 601-973-9249. For more information visit www.usaibc.com.