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Junior Dancer
Online Ballet Competition

November 2024
For Participants Aged 13-18 Years Old
Meet the Competition Jury
Denis Matvienko

Denis Matvienko
Artistic Director of Ballet Stage
Merited Artist of Ukraine

Iana Salenko

Iana Salenko
Prima Ballerina Staatsballet Berlin

Coming Soon

Bakhtiyar Adamzhan
Principal Dancer at the Astana Opera Ballet Company,
Honoured Artiest of Kazakhstan

Applications Open from 15th August 2024

Prize Opportunities!

2 x 200 Euro Cash Prizes

Personal Online Meeting with
Denis Matvienko for "Most Liked" Participant of Choice

5 x Free entry to Ballet Stage
Intensive in 2025

Gaynor Minden Awards

by Anastasia Matvienko for
"Best Young Ballerina" of Choice

Certificate of “Laureate”

from the Competition

(1-2-3 places)

1 x Stage Costume Designed
Specially for You

Participation Diploma
for All Competition


More Prizes Coming Soon..

Submit Your Early Interest Before 15th August
To Receive 30% Discount!



Terms and Conditions

General Terms:

  1. The Ballet Stage Online Junior Dancer Competition is organized by Saltare Partners FZ-LLC.

  2. The registered applicant or participant of the Ballet Stage Junior Dancer Competition is to be referred to as the “Participant”.

  3. His/Her Parent or legal representatives or guardian of applicants below 18 years of age will be referred to as the “Participant”.

  4. Competition held in two age groups: Aged 13 to 15 and 15 to 18.

  5. To participate in the competition you need to submit an Online Application Form by 15th November 2024.

  6. The Application Form includes the link for the required photo and video submission of the Participant submitting the Form.


Photo Requirements:

  1. The Participant should upload two (2) color photographs with a clear background when filling out the Application Form. Images must be in high-resolution format.

  2. First photo – In Portrait format with clear background. “Selfies” are not acceptable.

  3. Second photo – Is a staged photo in a ballet position that shows the line of the body. ​
    The photograph should be taken in a ballet studio. Female's posing on pointe vs Males on half-toes.

  4. Photos should be sized correctly, displayed the right way up.

  5. Include the Participants full name in the file name of the photograph - Use jpg, jpeg or png file format and make sure that individual images do not exceed 10MB in file size.

Video Requirements:

  • Participant to submit link for video recording of the variation/Pas de Deux. Use of old recordings not allowed (Under 3 months).

  • The video should be taken in a ballet studio. Videos from other concerts etc. must not be used.

  • Performance of variation/ Pas de Deux is possible both in a stage costume (preferable), and proper ballet attire. The use of “Makeup” is at the discretion of the Participant. 

  • Please note that a high-quality recording makes it possible to objectively evaluate the Participant and increases His/Her chances of a true or positive assessment by the Jury. 

  • Please ensure that your whole body is in the frame of the video, and you are dancing in a clear and safe space. You can record your video on a camera or a phone/tablet. For phone or tablet users, devices should be set horizontally. Do not use the zoom function as this can make the image quality unclear.

  • Upload the video to "YouTube" and include the link in the Application Form. Video link should be unlisted, not private.


Applications will open from 15th August 2024:

  1. When submitting the online form, the Participants consent to the processing of personal data (processing and use of personal data, dissemination of personal data and providing access to third parties to personal data).

  2. Participants/Competitors will be judged based on their artistry and technical skill abilities.

  3. Male/Female participants in all ages will NOT compete separately.

  4. After completing the Application Form you receive a confirmation email with payment link to confirm participation.

  5. Participation fee of AED 140, including all taxes applies (which is approximately EURO 35.00) or it will not be processed.

  6. Participants from Ukraine can enter free of charge and should not proceed with payment (Birth Certificate/Passport required).

  7. The allocation of prizes is carried out at the final meeting by the jury. The decision of the jury is final and is not subject to revision.

  8. Final results will be published on our website and sent to participants via email by 30th November 2024.


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