“It is with a heavy heart that the Board of Directors and I, announce the cancellation of NYIBC 2013. Since the passing in 2010 of our founding Executive Director, Ilona Copen, NYIBC has met many challenges. The most notable being raising funds to provide an educational experience of its magnitude, producing an event of its caliber and running a sustainable operation.
We had an amazing group of dancers apply this year from 18 countries, including: France, Israel, Chile, Belgium, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Ukraine, Dominican Republic, China, U.S.A. and Korea. Our teachers and coaches would have been honored to work with them, and as artists, they would have been privileged to work, collaborate and grow…” Read more.