Founding Artistic Directors Vladimir Issaev and Yanis Pikieris are proud to
announce the fifth edition of the Miami International Ballet Competition, to be held from January 19 to January 23, 2022 back at their original venue, the Julius Littman Performing Arts Theater.
After their commitment to persevere with the competition in 2021, MIBC comes back to live
theater having a total of 177 selected participants, from 9 to 24 years old, coming from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Peru, Panama, Colombia, Singapore, Argentina, and the United States.
Miami International Ballet Competition’s overall mission is to provide a unique, positive
environment where young dancers will show the best of their abilities while making connections and gaining new opportunities to nurture their careers and professional training.
Participants are divided into four age divisions and three categories: Individual, Pas de Deux and Ensemble. The Jury will encompass a group of renowned ballet masters and directors who, additionally to providing their qualifications to the contestants, will be part of the international faculty leading the educational component and master classes alongside the artistic directors.
To conclude the event, international guest artists will share the stage with the awarded dancers at The Miami International Ballet Celebration. The performance will begin approximately at 6:30 pm on Sunday, January 23. By virtue of The City of North Miami Beach, all competition rounds, and the Miami International Ballet Celebration will be open and free to the public. The Julius Littman Performing Arts Theater is located at 17011 NE 19th Ave., North Miami Beach, FL 33162. Parking is free.
All MICB events will comply with requirements from the C.D.C. with the aim of maintaining
a safe and healthy environment for all contestants and the public.
This program is sponsored by the City of North Miami Beach, The State of Florida
Department of State’s Division of Arts and Culture, and the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. For more information, visit our website at www.miamiibc.org or follow us on Instagram and Facebook @miamiibc.