The 2020 American Ballet Competition
dates have been changed
in Ogden, Utah, June 1-3, 2020
"Having known Raymond and his excellent work with his dance students for many years, I know
the American Ballet Competition
will be in good hands as he continues to fulfill the high expectations of attending students, parents and their teachers."
Katherine Kersten, American Ballet Competition Founder
"I am extremely honored and humbled to continue the work of Katherine Kersten and her
American Ballet Competition.
We are excited to have the opportunity to bring this national competition to Ogden, Utah and to be supporting the vibrant arts scene
in the newly developed Nine Rails District. The streets of Ogden will be energetic with the annual Ogden Arts Festival as well
as the First Friday Art Walk - all happening on the same weekend.”
Raymond Van Mason
Ms. Kersten will remain affiliated with the American Ballet Competition (ABC) as consultant.
Since its inception in 2002 countless talented young dance students ages 9-20 from the USA and abroad have attended ABC.