The Dance Conservatory Performance Project presents the Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, a public dance contest for classical ballet dancers. Approximately 100 student and professional dancers from 21 countries will perform for a panel of international judges. Prizes will include professional contracts, scholarships and cash.

The competition will take place from June 27 to June 30, kicking off with an opening ceremony and the first round of performances by senior and junior dancers.

Tickets cost $25 per day ($15 for students).

The competition will take place in the LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts Concert Hall.