Registration for competition 2021 is Open!

Welcome to the W.B.A.C. Grand Prix 2021
The W.B.A.C. GRAND PRIX – WORLD BALLET ART COMPETITION is a Premier International Ballet Competition and one of the most prestigious cultural events. It aims to promote ballet dancing, connect young dancers from different cultural backgrounds, give potential stars of the future their chance to shine and expand professional opportunities, provide scholarships, medals, prizes, and most importantly, to provide an unforgettable educational experience.
 


SCHEDULE









EASTERN ASIA – SEMI-FINALS  

   DATE: MARCH 30-31, 2021
NAGOYA, JAPAN-  Theater

Japan

   DATE: July 21, 2021
TAIPEI, TAIWAN 台北,台灣 Theater

Taiwan Flag copy

   DATE: JULY JULY 31
MANILA, PHILIPPINES  Live Stream

   DATE: AUGUST 30, 2021
BANGKOK, THAILAND

   DATE: AUGUST 30, 2021
SINGAPORE, REPUBLIC OF  SINGAPORE Live Stream

   DATE: AUGUST 7
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA  Theater

   DATE
SHANGHAI, CHINA 上海,中國

NORTH AMERICA – SEMI-FINALS  

   DATE:  JUNE 19-20, 2021 
(GMT-5:00) Eastern Time (US and Canada) Live Stream  

CanadaUSA

 DATE:  JUNE 26-27, 2021 
(GMT-6:00) Central Time (US and Canada) Live Stream  

CanadaUSA

DATE:  JULY 3-4, 2021
(GMT-7:00) Mountain Time (US and Canada) Live Stream  

CanadaUSA

   DATE:  JULY 10-11, 2021
(GMT-8:00) Pacific Time (US and Canada) Live Stream  

CanadaUSA

FINALS  LIVE STREAM

EUROPE / CENTRAL ASIA – SEMI-FINALS  

   DATE: JUNE 30, 2021
ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN  Theater

   DATE
TASHKENT, UZBEKISTAN  Theater

   DATE
BARCELONA, SPAIN   Theater

   DATE
MANERBA DEL GARDA, ITALY 

   DATE
MOSCOW, RUSSIA

   DATE
ODESSA, UKRAINE  Theater

FINALS   Theater

Information

At W.B.A.C. Grand Prix, our community’s health and safety, including the world, are our priority. We are closely monitoring

 the COVID-19 situation globally, and consulting with the appropriate public health agencies, including the World Health Organization(WHO).

 Please continue to monitor this page for any updates or advisories and reference the trusted resources listed below.

RESOURCES 

 We encourage all participants to continue to consult the following trusted online resources:

The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Website
The World Health Organization’s Website
Guide: preventing and addressing the social stigma associated with COVID-19<

JUDGES

 The international judging panel will be score by watching live webcasts.

 CERTIFICATES / AWARDS / CASH PRICE

 We will post the results of the competition on the website wbac-grandprix.com

 for 48 hours after the competition.

 We will send certificates and awards by e-mail.

 The Semi-Final and Finals winners will be receiving Cash Prices.

REGISTRATION

International students can enrol on any time zone locations.

The Competition is run at the theatres and live stream.

 All participant’s enrollment in the competition the same way as before (link: https://wbac-grandprix.com/online-registration/)

 Please choose the city, and we will add you to the correct time zone.

 Information about time zones you can find below or on the schedule page:

We will send an Individual competition schedule to each school and participant’s e-mail.

ANNOUNCEMENT

 All participants must use the costume and makeup during competition.

 Make sure you have enough time for warm-up/costume and makeup

 We will use the “ZOOM” program during the competition. (You will be receiving the link to easy entry into the competition)

 The music file must be ready and prepare to play in the studio.

 Please make sure you have the internet and devices to run the contest smoothly.

 Each school after the competition may have live stream comments from the judges.

 Please provide feedback on future competition use.


Our Testimonials

Kokoa Okubo (ClassicalGroup C 1st Place Award _
今回、このような素晴らしい賞をいただけて本当に嬉しく思います。
WBACコンクールは2回目の参加で、前回は賞に入らず悔しい思いをしました。この一年は(リベンジーするぞ)という気持ちで頑張ってきました。だから今回の一位は涙が出るほど嬉しかったです。他にパドドゥ部門にもエントリーしました。パドドゥでは細かな表情など、どうすればよくなるんだろうと、本番ギリギリまでビデオを見ながら練習しました。本番はコンクールという意識より本当に心からパドドゥを楽しんで踊れました。支えてくれたパートナーにも感謝の気持ちでいっぱいです。また、表彰式で踊るというコンクールは、あんまり見かけたことがないので、とっても楽しかったです。このWBACを通してバレエのことをもっと好きになりました。心より感謝します。いつも楽しいレッスンを指導してくださる先生方やサポートしてしれくれている家族や友達に感謝します。
これからもこの気持ちを忘れずに気を抜かず頑張りたいです。

Japan 19Kokoa Okubo (ClassicalGroup C 1st Place Award _

Anna won 1st Place Contemporary and 2nd Place Classical at the WBAC Grand Prix International Ballet Competition advancing to finals! We are so happy for Anna who deserves this for all her hard work in classes!!Thank you.

Anna Turkington.Cadence

I had great fun competing at The World Art Ballet Competition – Grand Prix 2014-2015. I enjoyed meeting the other dancers who were all very nice. Of all the competitions I have been in I felt the feedback after finals from the judges was the most helpful I have ever received. It was an honor to dance in the Gala with stars from ABT, NYCB and Eifman Ballet. The best part of the competition for me was winning the summer scholarship to the Rosella Hightower School in Cannes, France. All the teachers were amazing at Rosella Hightower! I feel I improved my ballet technique and had great exposure to contemporary and jazz dance. It was one of the best summer intensives I ever attended and hope to go back next summer.

Julia Anne ConwayCompetitor

塩見 苺菜(Mana Shiomi)Classic Group B 1st Place Award WBACの審査員の先生、事務局の皆様 このたびはお世話になりました。 私はこのコンクールで1位を頂けたこと、スカラシップを頂けたこと、とても嬉しく思います! このコンクールに出場させていただき、色々なことを学びました。 1日目のワークショップでは、ロシア人の先生に教えていただきました。 すごく綺麗な先生で見とれてしまうほどでした。 体のラインや動きがとても美しくて、私もあんなふうになれたらいいな、と思いました! 真近で教わることができ、とてもいい経験ができました。 2日目の舞台審査では、やっぱり緊張していましたが、お客様に楽しんでいただけるように意識して踊りました。 とても楽しかったです。 この2日間で私にはたくさんの課題があることを改めて知りました。 これからも日々のレッスンを大切に、もっともっと大きな人間になれるよう頑張ります!! ありがとうございました。

Japan 19塩見 苺菜(Mana Shiomi)Classic Group B 1st Place Award

Our Testimonials

Abbey enjoyed her experience at World Ballet Art Competition – Grand Prix 2014-2015. Participating in the ‘Dance Planet – Gala’ at the end was such a highlight. For aspiring dancers it is extremely motivating and inspiring to be in the company of some of the best professional dancers of today. Participating at the WBAC helped build Abbey’s confidence as a dancer and solidify her desire to try to pursue ballet as a profession.

Daynia MarrisonMother of Abbey Marrison

Group B Osuke Ide 2018
It is a big honor for me to have a wonderful scholarship for Canada’s National Ballet School this time.
I was able to get closer to the goal of studying abroad and learning abroad.
I would like to take advantage of this opportunity and I will do my best.
Thank you very much for everyone at the WBAC Japan Semifinal Secretariat, the judges and the teachers who instructed us.

Ide Ousuke(mother)B boys 1st price
この度は、素晴らしい賞をいただきありがとうございました。本人も「このチャンスを将来に生かしたい」ととても、喜んでおります。そして私達親も、途中で諦めずに彼をサポートしてきて本当に良かったと思っています。
これからも、全ての未来あるお子様に、WBACのような素晴らしいコンクールの機会とチャンスを与えて欲しいと思っています。
本当に感謝の気持ちでいっぱいです。
ありがとうございました。
井出 真名美
 

Ide OusukeJapan

My daughter Julia enjoyed competing in the World Arts Ballet Competition- Grand Prix 2014-2015. I found the competition well run and organized. Even though the level of the competitors was strong the environment was friendly and positive. The competition staff and judges did a great job creating an atmosphere in which each competitor could feel valued and at ease. Julia was awarded a summer scholarship from the Rosella Hightower School in Cannes, France, which she attended in June 2015. Both the ballet and contemporary dance training at Rosella Hightower was outstanding!

Elizabeth ConwayMother of Julia Anne Conway

We are so excited to be heading to @wbac_grandprix finals today!! Tomorrow will be a big day as our students compete with dancers from across the world!! We couldn’t be more proud of all the hard work leading up to this and we are so excited to see them hit the stage!! Merde beauties!!! ? @schoolofcadenceballet @scb_dancers @wbac_grandprix #schoolofcadenceballet #wbacgrandprix #wbacgrandprix2016 #wbacgrandprixfinals

CadenceThe School of Cadence Ballet


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