The Sarasota Ballet
The Sarasota Ballet is an internationally recognized dance company located in Sarasota, Florida. The Sarasota Ballet was founded in 1989 and operates annually on a $9m+ annual budget. The Ballet maintains a season of approximately thirty performances in three venues in Sarasota and a touring schedule that varies each season to venues in the Northeast. The Company’s outstanding repertoire of over 150 ballets and divertissements includes thirty-eight world premieres, seven American premieres by thirty-seven internationally renowned choreographers, revivals of nearly lost ballets, and rarely seen works – all with a commitment to developing the choreographers of today and tomorrow.
Alongside the professional company, The Sarasota Ballet offers a comprehensive dance education program for children, youth, pre-professional, and adult students. The Sarasota Ballet School and The Margaret Barbieri Conservatory are ABT Certified and nationally recognized in the dance industry. In addition to outstanding education programs, The Sarasota Ballet offers an extensive community engagement platform in the Greater Sarasota area. Through a broad range of community partnerships, these programs engage individuals of all ages in free or low-cost opportunities to participate in classes, community performances, and programs that celebrate the joy of dance.
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