World Ballet Competition Finale Gala Performance

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World Ballet Competition Finale Gala Performance

Time: June 16, 2018 from 7:30pm to 10pm
Location: Bob Carr Theater
Street: 401 W Livingston Street
City/Town: Orlando
Website or Map: http://worldballetcompetition…
Phone: 407-849-9948 ext 14
Event Type: dance, performance
Organized By: Central Florida Ballet
Latest Activity: Jun 12

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Event Description

The World Ballet Competition (WBC), recognized as the most prestigious annual international dance event, opens with five days of intensely competitive and juried solo, partnered and ensemble performances. The elite group of ballet dancers, representing 25 countries, will compete for more than $300,000 in scholarships, cash prizes and contract offers from dance companies around the world.


The weeklong “Olympics of Dance” culminates with a star-studded All Stars Performance finale on Saturday, June 16 featuring performances from So You Think You Can Dance winner Denys Drozdyuk. Guests of the finale performance are treated to a superb presentation like none other in Central Florida. Matt Palm of the Orlando Sentinel, named the evening “A steady stream of wow-wow-wow.” Central Florida Ballet, producers of the famed WBC, have selected an impressive roster of all-star performers for this year’s event. 


Orlando is the prime location for a ballet competition of this magnitude and has been the home of WBC over 12 years. Central Florida Ballet’s Executive Director Vasile Petrutiu stated, "The event has become extremely popular because of our instantaneous scoring process and internet broadcast. It's gratifying to see after 12 years, the exponential growth in our number of participants and interest our dancers receive by being seen on a global platform."


The World Ballet Competition is open to the public. The competition rounds held Monday, June 11 through Friday, June 15 are donation-based for spectators. Tickets for the All Stars Finale Performance on Saturday, June 16 are available for purchase at Use the code ARTS for a special discount. 


About the World Ballet Competition

World Ballet Competition events are presented by the Central Florida Ballet and funded in part by the Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program; by the Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Culture and the State of Florida; and United Arts of Central Florida.

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