Gotta Dance

Sarasota Ballet Inspires a World Premiere by Marcelo Gomes

The ballet's passionate dancers—and Beethoven's Seventh Symphony—inspired Gomes' new work.

10/30/2017 By Kay Kipling

Style Star

What I Wear to Work: Sarasota Ballet’s Anaïs Blake

A ballerina shares her in-studio and off-duty style.

08/18/2017 By Alicia King Robinson

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

What the Carpenter Built

Joe Volpe Has Big Plans for Sarasota Ballet

Joe Volpe rose from the bottom to lead the Metropolitan Opera. Now he's laying plans for Sarasota Ballet's future.

03/29/2017 By Scott Vogel

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: March 9-15

Kristin Chenoweth returns to the Van Wezel, Jim Breuer at McCurdy’s Comedy Theatre, Paul Duffy plays Irish music and more.

03/08/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 9 Things to Do: Feb. 23-March 1

Spring training starts, Mote premieres an exhibit with teeth, Lang Lang at the Van Wezel and more.

02/23/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Jan. 26-Feb. 1

Gladys Knight and Kenny Rogers at the Van Wezel, the Suncoast Blues Festival and more.

01/24/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Jan. 5-11

Dirty Dancing at the Van Wezel, Thunder by the Bay, the Minnesota Orchestra and much more.

01/04/2017 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 8 Things to Do: Dec. 15-21

Sarasota Ballet presents Jewels, free screening of Frozen at Benderson Park and more.

12/14/2016 By Ilene Denton

Weekend Planner

Your Top 7 Things to Do: Nov. 17-23

The Asolo Rep season opens with Guys and Dolls, Lindy on the Lawn at Historic Spanish Point, and lots more.

11/17/2016 By Ilene Denton

Cultural Kiddos

How to Raise Kids Who Love the Arts

Cultivating a passion for arts and culture is easy in our region.

10/27/2016 By Abby Weingarten

Weekend Planner

Your Top Things to Do: Oct. 27-Nov. 2

Season openers for the Sarasota Opera, Sarasota Ballet and FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training, plus Mary Chapin Carpenter and more.Il

10/26/2016 By Ilene Denton

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 6 Things to Do: April 28-May 4

The Van Wezel presents Chris Isaak and comic Billy Gardell, Sarasota Ballet’s season-closing performances, tango fusion quintet and more.

04/28/2016 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

The Weekend Starts Now

Your Top 7 Things to Do: April 7-13

Selby Gardens Music Series, Jazz in the Ballpark, graffiti art battle and more.

04/07/2016 By Ilene Denton

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

Routine

Local Notables Share Their Favorite Breakfasts

Here's what a congressman, an imam, a gospel singer and more eat for breakfast.

01/25/2016 By Cooper Levey-Baker and Ilene Denton

Holidays

Holiday Happenings Around Sarasota

A few of our favorite local holiday offerings to enjoy with family and friends.

12/16/2015 By Kay Kipling