Online OPEN Competition

September 5th - 6th, 2020

Grand Prix $1200 +
For Competition Schedule click here

During these challenging “new normal” times, MIBC is proud to introduce you to a new Online OPEN Competition.

Our aim is to unite young artists from the around the world and inspire them to share their art form in an atmosphere of discovery and collaboration. Our objective is to help them grow through quality dance education and a fair and professionally organized virtual competition.

This MIBC Online OPEN Competition will be different. It will be entirely online and include interactive masterclasses that follow our vision for helping each dancer as an individual.

The Competition will be judged by a renowned jury panel and will include live and interactive Master Classes with our prestigious faculty via Zoom.

MIBC ONLINE OPEN Schedule

MIBC Online OPEN Competition
 September 5th - 6th, 2020

Master Classes

 September 4th - 5th, 2020

Awards Live Stream

 September 7th, 2020

 Top Overalls & Awards will be announced live stream

The competition will take place on Eastern Standard Time (EST). Please make sure to check your time zone. Competition Schedule will be published on September 1st, 2020

INDIVIDUAL Category

Watch Saturday competition LIVE HERE

 

Watch Sunday competition LIVE HERE

 

 

INDIVIDUAL Category Participants must complete their classical and contemporary variation. 

DIVISION 1: AGES 9 TO 11 

DIVISION 2: AGES 12 TO 14 

DIVISION 3: AGES 15 TO 18

DIVISION 4: AGES 19 TO 24 

 

ENSEMBLE Category

The Ensemble category is open to participants between the ages of 9 to 24.  The ensemble’s choreographer, coach, or representative must complete a dance that it can be either classical or contemporary in style.
 

DIVISION 1:  AGES 9 TO 11

 
DIVISION 2:
AGES 12 TO 17


DIVISION 3: AGES 18 TO 24

PAS DE DEUX Category

The Pas de Deux category is open to participants between the ages of 15 to 24.  The couple must complete two Pas de Deux: one classical (including adagio, both variations, and coda) and one contemporary. 


DIVISION 1: AGES 13 TO 14 

DIVISION 2: 
AGES 15 TO 18 

DIVISION 3: 
AGES 19 TO 24 

JURY 2020 MIBC OPEN Competition

AWARDS MIBC Online Open

MIBC OPEN Grand Prix $1200

A full registration to MIBC 2021 will be awarded to the highest scoring solo on each category

Solo Divisions

Cash Prize to each 1st place on all four divisions

Pas de Deux Division

1st place Cash Prize

Ensemble

1st place Cash Prize awarded to the studio

Artistry Award

Sponsors gift or gift certificate

Judges Award

Full entry to MIBC 2021

Winners will receive an Electronic Award Certificate. Awards and cash prizes are subject to change based on the amount of registrants entered in each division. Please note that no physical awards will be presented or mailed. Each dancer will receive scores and an email with their virtual awards.

Download and view the MIBC Online Open Ballet Competition Schedule here

RULES MIBC ONLINE Open

All performances will be evaluated using the MIBC video judging system and scoring criteria. Each performance will be adjudicated by three of our MIBC jury panelists at the time.

Judges will score each variation out of 100. The final score will be out of 300. All registered performers will receive the jury’s commentaries and adjudications.

For those competitors entering in more than one division (solo or pas de deux), please note that the highest-scoring variation for that competitor’s division will be considered for award and placement qualification. A competitor may also participate in one or more ensembles.

Time limits for Variation:
Solo variations up to 2:45 mins
Pas de Deux  Classical  regular time - Contemporary: up to 6:00 mins
Ensemble (10+ dancers) up to 4:00 mins

*Ensemble pieces

3 – 5 people should be no longer than 2 minutes and 30 seconds max

6 – 9 people should be no longer than 3 minutes max

10+ people should be no longer than 4 minutes max 

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