USA IBC Medalists

From June 11-21, 2018, dancers from the U.S. and performed through the different rounds of the USA International Ballet Competition. About 30 finalists performed during Round III from June 19-21, and finally, the winners received their medalists during an awards gala on Friday, June 22.

The medalists are as follows:

Senior Division Medalists

Men’s Senior Gold Medalist—Sicong Wu, China

Women’s Senior Gold Medalist—Yunting Qiu, China

Men’s Senior Silver Medalist—Sangmin Lee, Republic of Korea

Women’s Senior Silver Medalist—Soobin Lee, Republic of Korea

Women’s Senior Silver Medalist—Katherine Barkman, USA

Men’s Senior Bronze Medalist—David Schrenk, USA

Women’s Senior Bronze Medalist—Chisako Oga, USA

Best Senior Couple—Soobin Lee & Sangmin Lee, Republic of Korea

Junior Division Medalists

Men’s Junior Gold Medalist—No gold awarded

Women’s Junior Gold Medalist—Elisabeth Beyer, USA

Men’s Junior Silver Medalist—Hyuma Kiyosawa, Japan

Women’s Junior Silver Medalist—Julia Rust, USA

Women’s Junior Silver Medalist—Carolyne Galvao, Brazil

Men’s Junior Bronze Medalist—Harold Mendez, USA

Men’s Junior Bronze Medalist—Joseph Markey, USA

Women’s Junior Bronze Medalist—Tia Wenkman, USA

Women’s Junior Bronze Medalist—Rheya Shano, USA

 

Special Awards

Robert Joffrey Award of Merit—Mya Kresnyak, Canada

Jury Award of Encouragement—Veronica Atienza, Philippines

Jury Award of Encouragement—Nicole Klaudine Barroso

Jury Award of Encouragement—Razmik Marukyan, Armenia

Choreography Award—Zhang Disha for “Sad Birds,” performed by Sicong Wu and Yunting Qiu

Choreography Award—Fei Bo for “Permanent Yesterday,” performed by Sicong Wu and Yunting Qiu

See jfp.ms/usaibc2018 for a gallery of Round III, Session III photos.

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