Indianapolis International Ballet Competition

Plans are underway for the 2017 Indianapolis International Ballet Competition. More information will be posted here soon.

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2015 Medalists included:

Pre-Professional Women:
Gold: Melissa Chapski
Silver: Eunseo Lee
Bronze: Hyebin Bin

Pre-Professional Men:
Gold: Daniel Durrett
Silver: Kevin Zong
Bronze: August Generalli

Upper Level Girls:
Gold: Dasha Waldemer
Silver: Julia Rust
Bronze: Caroline Perry & Morgan Rust

Upper Level Boys:
Gold: Theopihilus Pilette
Silver: Can Alçiçek
Bronze: Ali Eren Topcu

Lower Level Girls:
Gold: Connor Hamilton
Silver: Juliette Bosco
Bronze: Melinda Gong

A special thanks to the judges and teachers/coaches!

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2015 JUDGES:

  • Patrick Armand – Associate Director, San Francisco Ballet School
  • Edward Ellison – Founder & Artistic Director, Ellison Ballet
  • Franco De Vita – Artistic Director, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School at ABT
  • Hae Shik Kim – Founding Dean, Korean National University of Arts, School of Dance
  • Alexei Kremnev – Artistic Director, The Joffrey Academy of Dance
  • Tadeusz Matacz – Director, John Cranko Schule
  • Shelly Power – Academy Director, Houston Ballet Academy
  • Mavis Staines – Artistic Director and CEO, Canada’s National Ballet School
  • Demis Volpi – Choreographer-in-Residence, Stuttgart Ballet

2015 TEACHERS/COACHES:

Thanks also to Kinney Dancewear, Russian Pointe and Freed of London.