Ballet Backstory

The USA International Ballet Competition and Founder Thalia Mara

One of the most respected ballet competitions in the world, the USA IBC is a story of vision, leadership, hard work and community involvement. Enjoy video highlights of the June 2018 event, and hear insights from local artists who danced under USA IBC founder Thalia Mara. 

Get The full USA IBC story in Vicksburg!


A free program and reception

6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, December 11

Southern Cultural Heritage Center Auditorium
Corner of Crawford and Cherry Street, Vicksburg

Call 601.355.9853 for more details

Presented by the USA IBC in cooperation with the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation. The USA IBC is funded in part by the Mississippi Arts Commission, a state agency, and National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

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