Competition Mission Statement

The mission of the Cecchetti Council of America Classical Ballet Competition is to support and develop dancers of all economic, ethnic, and geographic backgrounds by providing education, performance, and scholarship opportunities. The CCA competition serves as part of the international network of dance through its affiliation with the Cecchetti International Classical Ballet organization.


General Information

The CCA open competition will consist of classical soloists, contemporary soloists and group categories. Eligible participants will be able to compete for the opportunity to represent CCA at the Cecchetti International Ballet Competition (CICB) in Australia in July of 2020. The classical and contemporary soloist categories will have a petite, junior and senior division. All participants will be competing for awards and scholarships. Students must be Cecchetti trained and sponsored by a teacher member in good standing of the Cecchetti Council of America. No independent entries will be allowed. See the guidelines document for further details.


Date: February 1, 2020


Location: John R, Armstrong Performing Arts Center
24600 Frederick Pankow Blvd, Clinton Twp, MI 48036


Registration Opens: October 1, 2019 (Only CCA teachers can register students)


Registration Deadline: Saturday, December 21, 2019 (Registration may close sooner if maximum capacity is reached before deadline)


Music Submission Deadline: Saturday, January 4,  2020


Waiver Deadline: Saturday, January 4,  2020 (Waivers must be received by this date)

Waivers can be scanned and emailed or sent in the mail. Screen shots of waivers will not be accepted.

Waiver Email: [email protected]

Attn: Jennifer Krueger

3133 Stillriver Dr, Howell, MI 48843


Contact Information: Chairperson, Amber Michalik

Email: [email protected]

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