Schedule for Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition
At LaGuardia Concert HallSCHEDULE FOR VALENTINA KOZLOVA INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION
VKIBC has an unusual schedule - a couple of very long days of rounds.
Thursday June 27:
Opening Ceremony at 12:30 PM, followed by a 1 PM start of Round 1 for Seniors and Juniors expected to run until approximately 8 PM.
Friday June 28:
1 PM start for Round 1 for Students, followed by Round 2 for Seniors and Juniors expected to run until approximately 8 PM.
Saturday June 29:
Finals, for those selected to continue, starts at 3 PM expected to run until approximately 7 PM.
Sunday June 30:
Announcement of Awards from 5 to 5:30 PM; Gala Performance starts at 6 PM.
Ticket buyers may feel free to come and go during the Rounds - take a lunch break, etc. - and return to the theater.
GUESTS FOR THE GALA:
DANIEL ULBRICHT and ANA SOPHIA SCHELLER dancing "Tarantella (Balanchine/Gottschalk); MICHELE WILES and GEORGINA PAZCOGUIN dancing "La Follia" (Mauro Bigonzetti/Vivaldi); ALBERT GORDON, 2012 Junior Gold Medalist, dancing variation from "Swan Lake"; dancers JAIMI CULLEN, AMBER MILLER, YUI SUGAWARA, CASSANDRA TRENARY in a new work by young choreographer JASON AMBROSE and performances by medalists and other 2013 entrants.
All events at LaGuardia Concert Hall, 100 Amsterdam Avenue (entrance on 65th Street)
Tickets: 5 for the rounds; 5 for students (general admission)
Tickets for the Gala: 5-00 (reserved seats) (special priced packages available)
Reservations: 212.868.4444 or www.smarttix.com
Approximately 90 dances, ages 13-25, from 21 countries around the world, from Israel to Cuba, will come to New York to participate in the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition. They will appear before an international jury, chaired by Andris Liepa, dancing for scholarships, contracts with ballet companies, and monetary awards. Many of the senior entrants are already members of companies in Helsinki, Oklahoma, Washington D.C., Cuba, Germany, Canada, and other companies around the world.