Monday, April 9, 2012

WBC 2012 Judges - Secret Post #1

Tomorrow, three judges of the World Ballet Competition 2012 will be announced! Check out the hints below and see if you can guess who they will be!

Judge #1 Hints
- Born in Torino, Italy
- Founded the International Ballet Academy in 2002
- Regulary invited as a guest teacher internationally including Japan, Germany, and the USA

Judge #2 Hints
- Resides in the USA
- Artistic Director of a major ballet company
- One of the last two artists personally chosen by Robert Joffrey to join the Joffrey Ballet

Judge #3 Hints
- Born in Romania and now a "New Yorker"
- A previous judge of the World Ballet Competition
- Performed in the 2009 All Stars of Dance (previously Gala of the Stars)

Be sure to check back tomorrow for the official announcement of the first three judges! More secret postings coming soon on the entire WBC 2012 Judging Panel!

For more information on the World Ballet Competition, visit or call 407.849.4669.


  1. Judge 1 : Elisabetta Hertel ????

  2. The First is Elisabetta Hertel !!

    1. You got it - congrats! We are looking forward to our next secret posting..good luck!