Attend

The dance world comes to Jackson June 10 – 24, 2023, for the 12th USA International Ballet Competition

Come for a day, a round, or two full weeks of world-class dance.

As the third oldest international ballet competition in the world, the USA IBC attracts top dancers, dance industry professionals, and audience members from around the globe. Two full weeks of competition performances and special programs are scheduled. All competition performances are held at Thalia Mara Hall, 255 E. Pascagoula St.

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Performance Tickets

Ticket-Paks

Ticket-Pak pre-sale will begin on

February 1, 2023

at 9:00 am CST for IBA members ONLY

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Individual Tickets

General tickets will be available

April 3, 2023

at 9:00 am CST. 

The “O” Pass

Purchasing an “O” pass will grant you access to ALL Competitor and Dance School observation classes, masterclasses, and the Arts & Lecture series. See the full schedule of included events below!

Arts & Lecture Series:

Monday, June 12, 2023

11:00 am

Honorary Chairman

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

10:00 am

Dancer 12

presented by Jack Howard-Potter

Sunday, June 18, 2023

2:00 pm

Mr. B: George Balachine’s 20th Century

presented by Jennifer Homans

Thursday, June 22, 2023

10:00 am

The World of August Bournonville

presented by Frank Andersen

Competitor Observation Classes

Sunday, June 11, 2023

9:00 am

Competitor Class Observation

Monday, June 12, 2023

9:00 am

Competitor Class Observation

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

9:00 am

Master Class with Angel Corella Philadelphia Ballet, Artistic Director

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

1:00 pm

Competitor Class Observation

Thursday, June 15, 2023

1:00 am

Competitor Class Observation

Friday, June 16, 2023

9:00 am

Master Class with Ashley Wheater Joffery Ballet, Artistic Director

Friday, June 16, 2023

1:00 pm

Competitor Class Observation

Saturday, June 17, 2023

9:00 am

Competitor Class Observation

Dance School Observation Classes

Observation Sessions are held 9:00-10:45 am, 11:00-12:00 pm, and 1:15-2:15pm unless otherwise noted

Sunday, June 11, 2023

10:00 am

Master Class with Andile Ndlovu The Washington Ballet (levels 3 & 4)

Sunday, June 11, 2023

1:00 pm

Master Class with Andile Ndlovu The Washington Ballet (levels 1 & 2)

Monday, June 12, 2023

9:00 am – 2:15 pm

Dance School Observation Classes

Tuesday, June 13, 2023

9:00 am – 2:15 pm

Dance School Observation Classes

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

9:00 am – 2:15 pm

Dance School Observation Classes

Thursday, June 15, 2023

9:00 am – 2:15 pm

Dance School Observation Classes

Thursday, June 15, 2023

2:30 pm

Master Class with Eva Kloborg Royal Danish Ballet

Friday, June 16, 2023

9:00 am – 2:15 pm

Dance School Observation Classes

Monday, June 19, 2023

9:00 am – 2:15 pm

Dance School Observation Classes

Tuesday, June 20, 2023

9:00 am – 2:15 pm

Dance School Observation Classes

Monday, June 19, 2023

2:30 pm

Master Class with Katherine Barkman San Francisco Ballet

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

9:00 am – 2:15 pm

Dance School Observation Classes

Monday, June 19, 2023

2:30 pm

Master Class with Katherine Barkman San Francisco Ballet

Thursday, June 22, 2023

9:00 am – 2:15 pm

Dance School Observation Classes

Friday, June 23, 2023

2:30 pm

Scholarship Showcase

Ballerina on black background

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