Awards Gala | USA International Ballet Competition

Thalia Mara Hall | 255 E Pascagoula Street, Jackson, Mississippi

Event Details

  • Date(s): Fri, Jun 23
  • Time: 7:30 pm
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  • Location: Thalia Mara Hall, 255 E Pascagoula Street, Jackson, Mississippi

Other Information

Featuring music by the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, the Awards Gala is the highly anticipated presentation of awards and medals to the talented XII USA IBC medalists of the USA International Ballet Competition. Audience members will enjoy jury-selected performances by the winners. Tickets: $55

For the full two weeks list of events, click here.

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The USA International Ballet Competition – this is the stage, where the very best from around the world dance their way into legend, and every four years, the ballet world returns to Jackson, Mississippi. The USA International Ballet Competition (IBC) is a two-week “Olympic-style” competition for top young dancers and a major stepping stone toward a professional career. Competitors from all over the world vie for gold, silver and bronze medals; cash prizes; and company contracts. The audience is filled with company directors interested in hiring dancers. Dancers give their all, and it’s magnificent to see. During the 2018 USA IBC more than 44,000 people attended the performances and special events, generating a combined economic impact of $12.5 million for Jackson and the state of Mississippi. To learn more, visit


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