Project Tutu is a Tutu Design Competition modeled after the famed "Project Runway." It is sponsored by Tutu.com and the International Ballet Competition (IBC), Jackson. Amateur and professional Tutu-makers from all over the world are invited to Jackson, MS to compete for the prizes and be featured in the renowned Project Tutu Fashion Show.
Ballet-lovers can participate in our online "People's Choice" voting contest and shop our Scholarship Silent Auction for extraordinary costumes & services.
Ballet & Fashion collide for this celebrated event every four years. Don't miss our next event June 2018!
- June 17-20, 2018
- Jackson, Mississippi
- Only One Opening Left!
- $200 Entry Fee. First Prize $ 1,000
Each competitor creates a tutu masterpiece in two and a half days with materials provided by North Carolina ballet costume shop and online retailer Tutu.com.
First, Second and Third Place prizes are awarded by a distinguished panel of ballet industry judges.
Competition updates will be published online on the Tutu.com Facebook Page.
- Wednesday, June 20th, 2pm
- Atrium of the Mississippi Arts Center.
- Free Admission.
- Hosted by the International Ballet Competition & Tutu.com
All competing tutus are featured alongside tutus of current ballet costume designers, vintage tutus and Tutu.com designs at the Project Tutu Fashion Show attended by world-renowned ballet directors and choreographers, dancers and balletomanes.
This popular event is historically standing-room only. This year we hope to stream live from the Tutu.com Facebook Page.
- Online at 32Auctions.com
- May 22nd - June 21st 2018
- Tutus, Tiaras & Other ballet-related items!
- Winners annouced 6/22/18
Tutu.com and the IBC host a silent auction of professional ballet costumes and services to raise funds for a dance scholarship. Auction items will be on display in the Thalia Mara Theatre Lobby.
The Tutu.com Scholarship Fund is administered by the IBC and awarded to a participant in financial need.