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Prizes, Scholarships & Job Contracts

 Awards for the World Ballet Competition's Finals Edition include:

✔️ Cash prizes for medalists range from $100 up to $3,000 U.S. Dollars, depending upon category and medal (and up to $10,000 for the Grand Prix Award)

✔️ $500 U.S. Dollar Choreography Award Prize

✔️ Gifts from dancewear vendors

✔️  Up to 150 scholarships and job contracts at major dance companies (i.e. full year scholarships, summer scholarships, and job contracts for principal, soloist, corps de ballet, and/or trainee positions):

Academy Heinz Bosl - Munich (Germany)

Accademia Internazionale Coreutica - Florence (Italy)

Atlanta Ballet (USA)   |   Boston Ballet (USA)   

Ballet San Antonio (USA)   |    Ballet West (USA)

Carolina Ballet (USA)   |   Central Florida Ballet (USA)   

City Ballet School (USA)  Cincinnati Ballet (USA)

Cisne Negro Companhia de Dança (Brazil)

Colorado Ballet (USA)  |   Danceworks Ballet Academy (UK) 

First State Ballet Theatre (USA)  | Goh Ballet Academy (Canada)

The Harid Conservatory (USA)

Iwanson School of Contemporary Dance – Münich (Germany)

Kirov Academy in Washington, D.C. (USA)

Logrea Dance Academy (USA)  |  Maryland Youth Ballet (USA)

Master Ballet Academy (USA)   |  Miami City Ballet (USA)

New Jersey Ballet (USA)  |   Next Generation Ballet USA)

Oregon Ballet Theatre (USA)     |   Orlando Ballet (USA)

Opus Ballet  |   Pennsylvania Ballet (USA)

Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (USA)   |   São Paulo Dance Company ( Brazil)

Sarasota Ballet ( USA)

SIBA Ballet Summer Workshop (Salzburg, Austria) 

Tanz Academy – Zürich (Switzerland)

Tulsa Ballet (USA)   |   Washington School of Ballet (USA) 

Universal Ballet (South Korea)   |  Valentina Kozlova’s Dance Conservatory of New York (USA)



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