Grants

Sarasota Cuban Ballet Receives NEA Grant

The $10,000 grant will fund the company's 2021 On Stage live performance.

06/21/2021 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Dancers Win Top Prizes in Major Competitions

Past YAGP winners from the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School have gone on to careers at companies such as the Royal Ballet in London, the San Francisco Ballet and Boston Ballet.

04/01/2020 By Staff

Health

New Class Teaches the Movements of Ballet to People With Parkinson's

Dancing Through Parkinson’s participants work on range of motion, strength and muscle tone, all while practicing deliberate movements and coordination.

02/06/2020 By Hannah Wallace

Fast Track

Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Names New Board Members, Administrative Director

Administrative director Ian Tanzer is a retired professional dancer with experience in accounting and nonprofit finance.

09/23/2019 By Staff

Havana Nights

The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Draws Dancers From Around the Globe

With its Summer Intensive program, the school teaches dancers the unique, athletic style of Cuban ballet.

07/02/2019 By Hanna Powers

Ballerino in Bronze

Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Summer Showcase Features Performance by Bronze Medalist Harold Mendez

Mendez, a student at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, won bronze at the 11th annual U.S.A. International Ballet Competition.

07/18/2018 By Audrey Warne

Preview

Sarasota Ballet Presents "A Season of Tributes"

Works by Ashton, Balanchine, Graham and Robbins are on the 2018-19 schedule.

07/03/2018 By Kay Kipling

Preview

For International Dance Students, Sarasota Summer Is Intensive

Both the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School and the Sarasota Ballet present performances featuring talented, driven young students.

07/18/2017 By Kay Kipling

Preview

Sarasota Ballet's 2017-18 Season: New Works, Fewer Dancers

The season was announced about the same time that a number of dancers' contracts were not renewed.

05/17/2017 By Kay Kipling

Cultural Pas de Deux

International Talent Meets Cuban Technique at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School

International talent meets Cuban technique at a thriving Sarasota dance school.

12/29/2016 By Sylvia Whitman

Sunshine Memories

Sarasota's Famous Faces

It seems like the whole world shows up sooner or later.

12/28/2016

An Evening of Entertainment and More

Awards and Grants Winners Honored at Celebration of the Arts

The Arts and Cultural Alliance presents its annual awards show.

10/25/2016 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 6 Things to Do: Oct. 20-26

A free Celebration of the Arts, Mote Circus by the Sea, Jazz Club’s Oktoberfest Pub Crawl and more.

10/20/2016 By Ilene Denton

Preview

Celebration of the Arts Coming Up Oct. 24

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County presents this event at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

10/12/2016 By Kay Kipling

Celebration of Two Worlds

Sarasota Ballet Announces a Special Evening of Music and Dance

The January 2017 evening brings international stars to the Sarasota Opera House.

09/30/2016 By Kay Kipling

Weekend Planner

Your Top 5 Things to Do: July 28-August 3

Jah Movement plays Friday Fest at the Van Wezel, last chance to catch Summer Circus Spectacular and more.

07/28/2016 By Ilene Denton

Ballet Preview

The Sarasota Ballet 2016-17 Season Offers Premieres and Favorites

The company presents works by Ashton, Balanchine, Tudor and other choreographers.

04/26/2016 By Kay Kipling

News

Joseph Volpe Joins the Sarasota Ballet

Former Metropolitan Opera head Joe Volpe steps into an interim Sarasota Ballet position

02/22/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

Sarasota Culture Collective Kicks Off 2015-2016 Season

The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County kicks off its 2015-2016 Culture Collective season on Thursday, Oct. 8.

10/06/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Sarasota Ballet Dancers Show Off This Season's Hottest Gala Fashion

Sarasota Ballet dancers take black-tie dressing to dazzling new heights.

09/01/2015 By Sarasota Magazine