2024 SEASON DATES
2023/2024 Season Dates
November 3-5 / San Francisco, CA
November 11-12 / Seattle, WA
January 6-7 / Phoenix, AZ
January 5-7 / Raleigh, NC
January 12-14 / Houston, TX
January 13 - 14 / San Diego, CA
January 19 - 21 / Pittsburgh, PA
January 26 - 28 / Boca Raton, FL
January 26 - 28 / Dallas, TX
February 3-4 / Denver, CO
February 8 -11 / Atlanta, GA
March 22 - 27 / ST. PETERSBURG FINALS
REGISTRATION OPENS JULY 15
2023 FINALS INFORMATION
2023 FINALS WINNERS, CONTRACTS, SCHOLARSHIPS
ORDER 2023 FINAL'S VIDEO / PHOTO
TICKETS & PASSES
MULTI-DAY ALL EVENT PASS (PARENTS / GUESTS)
ROUND 1 & 2 DAILY TICKETS (PARENTS / GUESTS)
FINAL ROUND TICKETS
Participants do not need to purchase tickets of any kind. All is included with participation.
Teachers, you will need the VIP Pass, which is purchased through ADC IBC, not the Mahaffey Box Office. If you did not do this during registration, you will be able to at the ADC check-in Tables at the event. Vip pass also includes a ticket for the Final Round Gala.
Parents & Guests if you purchase directly from the Mahaffey Box Office as a walk-up, you can bypass the online Ticketmaster fees. If you arrive outside of Box Office Hours, you can purchase online, and receive your tickets via email immediately.
Box Office Hours:
Friday March 17 -- 10am-4pm
Saturday March 18 -- 12pm-2:30pm & 6-8:30pm
Sunday March 19 -- 2:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday March 20 -- 9:00am - 7:000pm
Tuesday March 21 -- 9:00am - 7:00pm
Wednesday March 22 -- 9:00am - 7:00pm
2023 JURY SELECTION PANEL
Associate Director & Richmond Ballet II Director
SERVING AS 2023 FEMALE COMPULSORY COACH
Professional Programs Manager
KATHLEEN BREEN COMBES
FESTIVAL BALLET PROVIDENCE
MAURICE BRANDON CURRY
THE ROCK SCHOOL
Director, West Campus
PITTSBURGH BALLET THEATRE
Company Rehearsal Director
Director of Men's Training
AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE
Artistic Director, Summer Intensives
HB II Director
Associate Artistic Director
THE WASHINGTON BALLET
DIERDRE MILES BURGER
Assistant Education Director
PB II Director
ATTIRE TO BRING IF SELECTED FOR CONTEMPORARY PREMIERE
Participants learn contemporary repertoire on site, audition, rehearse, and perform together in the Final Round Gala Performance on March 22. All Finalists, please bring the following with you to the competition, in the case you are selected to be a part of this new premiere.
Females: 1. Skin colored leotard. 2. Skin colored ballet shoes.
Males: 1. Black fitted t-shirt (a style used for ballet class). 2. Skin colored ballet shoes.
ROUND 1 TUTU RECOMMENDATIONS
The Round 1 Variation for ALL Soloists is selected by the ADC IBC Organizing Committee, and is announced on site, not prior to the competition. This variation is taught and rehearsed at the competition and performed on the Mahaffey stage. Dancers are recommended to bring a practice tutu with them to Finals. Below are the styles of the selected variations.
Primary Division Females: Romantic length recommended. A simple knee length ballet skirt will also be sufficient for the selected variation.
Junior Division Females: Classical style, flat plate tutu recommended.
Senior Division Females: Classical style, flat plate tutu recommended.
*Tutu is not required. These are recommendations put forth based on the style of variation that has been selected for the First Round of the Competition
2023 Finals Schedule Projection
Below is a shell schedule to assist making flight arrangements.
Friday March 17
Primary Division - morning call
Junior Divisions - approximate noon call
* We recommend Primary & Junior Divisions to Fly on March 16.
Saturday March 18
Senior Division - morning call
* We recommend Seniors to travel on an early or afternoon flight on March 17. In the event we need to place a particular senior class on March 17 in the evening.
Primary Division: is expected to have scored classes, rep classes, open masterclasses and competition on all days of the event.
Junior Division: is expected to have scored classes, rep classes, open masterclasses and competition on all days of the event.
Senior Division: is expected to have scored classes, rep classes, open masterclasses and competition from March 18 - March 22.
* We expect March 22 to end past 9pm.