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The Miami International Ballet Competition OPEN Florence is open to dancers

of all nationalities from ages 9 - 24.

The Competition will take place at the Teatro L’Affratellamento - Florence Italy

on March 24th-26th, 2023.

Participants may enter the competition as Individual Competitors, an Ensemble or Pas de Deux, on their classical or contemporary category,  either representing a company or school or as an independent performer. 

There are three competitive categories and four age divisions, each with an individual performance fee. The participant’s appropriate division will be determined by their age as of March 24, 2022. Competitors that enter in the Individual or Pas de Deux categories may also participate as part of an Ensemble or Duo.  An Ensemble’s and Duos age division will be determined by the average age of the competitors.

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Individual
Competitor

CATEGORY 01 INDIVIDUAL​ COMPETITOR

Participants in this category must complete and submit the corresponding registration forms, along with the fee. There are four age divisions. 

Participant who may wish to compete with a classical or contemporary solo must fill the corresponding forms for each solo.

DIVISION 1: AGES 9 TO 11 – REGISTRATION FEE: €175 per variation

Participants in this division may prepare one or a combination of classical and contemporary solos:

A classical variation, selected from our list of approved repertoire or one contemporary solo.  Participants in this Division are allowed to compete with or without pointe shoes.

DIVISION 2: AGES 12 TO 14 – REGISTRATION FEE: €175 per variation

Participants in this division must prepare one solo: 

one classical variation, selected from our list of approved repertoire or one contemporary solo. 

DIVISION 3: AGES 15 TO 18 – REGISTRATION FEE: €175 per variation

Participants in this division must prepare one solo: 

One classical variation, selected from our list of approved repertoire or one contemporary solo. 

DIVISION 4: AGES 19 TO 24 – REGISTRATION FEE: €175 per variation

Participants in this division must prepare one solo: 

One classical variation, selected from our list of approved repertoire or one contemporary solo. 

*Contemporary solos should be no longer than 2 minute and 30 seconds

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Ensemble

CATEGORY 02 ENSEMBLE - DUOS

The Ensemble category is open to participants between the ages of 9 to 24.  The ensemble’s choreographer, coach or representative must complete and submit the corresponding  registration forms. There is one fee for all age divisions. 

The ensemble must include a minimum of 3 dancers and a maximum of 16.  It can be either classical, contemporary, lyrical or modern in style.

 

DIVISION 1:  AGES 9 TO 11

REGISTRATION FEE:

€175 PER Group up to 4 dancers

additional dancer €30

 

DIVISION 2: AGES 12 TO 17

REGISTRATION FEE:

€175 per Group up to 4 dancers.

Additional dancer €30

DIVISION 3: AGES 18 TO 24

REGISTRATION FEE:

€175 per Group up to 4 dancers.

Additional dancer €30

 

*Ensemble pieces time requirements are:

With 3 – 5 people should be no longer than 2 minutes and 30 seconds.

With 6 – 9 people should be no longer than 3 minutes.

With 10+ people should be no longer than 4 minutes.

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Pas de Deux

CATEGORY 03 PAS DE DEUX​

The Pas de Deux category is open to participants between the ages of 15 to 24. 

The couple must complete the registration form in the classical or contemporary category. 

The couple competing with Classical Pas de Deux: 

(including adagio, both variations and coda)  must be selected from our list of approved repertoire.

The couple competing with Contemporary Pas de Deux:

should be no longer than 3 minute and 30 seconds

DIVISION 1: AGES 13 TO 14 – REGISTRATION FEE: 175 PER  PARTICIPANTE

DIVISION 2: AGES 15 TO 18 – REGISTRATION FEE: 175 PER PARTICIPANT

DIVISION 3: AGES 19 TO 24 – REGISTRATION FEE: 175 PER PARTICIPANT

*Professional Dancers are welcome

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To begin your registration for the 2023 MIBC OPEN please make sure that you have read the Rules and Regulations and click here:

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