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Send in your Application for 2014 WBC USA

Applications to compete in the 2014 World Ballet Competition USA are now being accepted. 


The event will be held in Orlando, Florida, USA from June 9-14, 2014. Dancers between the ages of 9-24 are eligible to apply as a soloist, pas de deux, and/or group competitor. Dancers will be considered by Video Audition Application. Details on the application requirements can be found here.


It is highly advised to apply early! Applications are processed in order of date received. Those submitting applications at the last minute, even if are at a high technical level, are HIGHLY likely to be placed on the Waiting List due to the limited number of applicants that can be accepted. 

Since its launch in 2007 by Vasile Petrutiu, the World Ballet Competition has quickly become one of the most popular international ballet competitions because its use of technology, strict adherence to rules and fairness. These elements include 1) a computerized scoring system that immediately posts scores to the audience; 2) all competitor's names/school affiliations are kept secret until the competition concludes; 3) the entire competition is broadcast worldwide live on the internet. Past competitors have been hired by today’s most prominent dance companies including San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet, Royal Swedish Ballet, Kiev Opera and Ballet, Washington Ballet, Ballet West, Tulsa Ballet, Dresden Opera and Ballet, and Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre among many others.

The World Ballet Competition also hosts two events open to both competing and non-competing dancers. The International Job Fair where dancers can audition for worldwide dance companies and the Master Class Workshop offering additional training in master classes.

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