just for ballet dancers
Feb 14-18, 2023
February 14-18, 2023 Surrey Arts Centre
All Masterclasses will take place on Thursday February 16th
Meet our Judges for 2023!!
Naomi Stikeman - Artistic Producer for Ballet BC
Sherri Urkow from St Albert, Alberta
Nancy Pezzo from Toronto, Ontario
Check out their bios under Meet Our Judges
**Spirit Awards, Choreography Awards, Terri-Lynn Banfield Scholarships and the Rose Gala Finale Winners are all listed at the end of the High Scores PDF**
**Please review Rules and Guidelines thoroughly as they have changed!
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Welcome to the 2023 Festival du Ballet Competition presented by BC Dance Educators' Association.
We encourage ALL dancers to participate in this special ballet-focused event. Ballet is an important and fundamental element in every dancer’s success. Judges will be professional, encouraging and inspirational!
Over $4000 in cash awards and scholarships at this event PLUS $1200 from the Terri Banfield Scholarship fund to 12 individual dancers.
We are working with some top judges, performers and choreographers in the industry to bring you an amazing event including the competition, talks from the judges and inspirational talks from other ballet professionals. Stay tuned to find out who we have for you!