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.
Administrative director Ian Tanzer is a retired professional dancer with experience in accounting and nonprofit finance.
With its Summer Intensive program, the school teaches dancers the unique, athletic style of Cuban ballet.
Ballerino in Bronze
Mendez, a student at the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School, won bronze at the 11th annual U.S.A. International Ballet Competition.
Cultural Pas de Deux
International talent meets Cuban technique at a thriving Sarasota dance school.