2023 USA IBC Media Credential Application

2023 USA IBC Media Credential Application

  • DEADLINE: June 7, 2023

    Thank you for your interest in covering the official international ballet competition for the United States, USA IBC, as designated by a Joint Resolution of Congress.

    Please use this form to apply for USA IBC Media Credentials. Please note that by applying for credentials, the journalist and his/her editor acknowledge they have read and consent to the USA International Ballet Competition media guidelines.

    Feel free to contact me with any questions.

    Karen Gilder
    601-355-9853, ext. 210

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  • Working journalists must provide a business card and employer-issued media credential or a letter of assignment to receive USA IBC Media Credentials.
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    • Freelance journalists and photographers must provide a photo I.D. copy and three recent (2018-2023) byline clips of their work.
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      • Website-only journalists must provide a photo I.D. copy and may be granted media credentials on a case-by-case basis. Websites must have a demonstrated record of original dance or performing arts news content, with the website’s staff writing an overwhelming percentage of that website’s material. The website must provide certifiable visitor traffic statistics on the credential request form for review.
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        • Opening Ceremony - 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 10 - Parade of Nations & Performance

          Round One - Competitor Performances - 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. daily, Sunday - Tuesday, June 11 - 13

          Round Two - Competitor Performances - 7:30 p.m. Thursday - Saturday, June 15 - 17

          Round Three - Competitor performances - 7:30 p.m. daily, Monday - Wednesday, June 19 - 21

          Awards Gala - Presentation and performances by medalists - 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 23

        • Additional Events:

          Arts & Lecture Series:

          • Lecture by Ben Stevenson, Honorary Chair- 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 12
          • Lecture by Jack Howard-Potter, Sculptor, Wednesday, June 14 - 10:00 a.m.
          • Lecture by Jennifer Homans, Author & Dance Critic - 2:00 p.m. Sunday, June 18
          • Lecture by Frank Andersen, Bournonville Stager, Thursday, June 22, 10:00 am

            For other events, click here.

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