Ashley Wheater, artistic director of the Joffrey Ballet and a judge at the 2014 USA International Ballet Competition skips onto the stage during the opening ceremony in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, June ... more 
Ashley Wheater, artistic director of the Joffrey Ballet and a judge at the 2014 USA International Ballet Competition skips onto the stage during the opening ceremony in Jackson, Miss., Saturday, June 14, 2014. Dancers from around the world are competing in the USA International Ballet Competition, held every four years. The two-weeks of competition has 97 competitors vying for medals, scholarships, cash awards and company contracts in the "Olympic-style" competition. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rogelio V. Solis
Sat, Jun 14, 2014 10:51 PM EDT