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Marcelo Gomes in Jorma Elo's Still of King - Photo by Vutti Photography

American Ballet Theatre Principal, Marcelo Gomes, to perform with The Sarasota Ballet in Sir Frederick Ashton’s The Two Pigeons

American Ballet Theatre Principal, Marcelo Gomes, to perform with The Sarasota Ballet in Sir Frederick Ashton’s The Two Pigeons Gomes will perform for the first time in Ashton’s two act romantic masterpiece ‘The Two Pigeons,’ during The Sarasota Ballet’s production of ‘A Tribute to Ashton.’ The Sarasota Ballet announces today that star of American Ballet […]

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Danielle Brown, Ricardo Graziano and Jamie Carter in Sir Frederick Ashton's Valses nobles et sentimentales - Photography Frank Atura

Performance Added as The Sarasota Ballet Sells Out Ashton, Graziano & Tuckett

Performance Added as The Sarasota Ballet Sells Out Ashton, Graziano & Tuckett Audience demand for Will Tuckett’s Changing Light adds additional matinee performance The Sarasota Ballet announced today that with four of the six performances sold out, a third matinee will be added—Monday 30 January 2017—to allow more people to experience the production.  Ashton, Graziano […]

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Ellen Overstreet and Edward Gonzalez as the Diamond's Principal Couple in George Balanchine's Jewels. Photography Frank Atura.

The Sarasota Ballet Promotes Overstreet and Gonzalez to Principals

The Sarasota Ballet Promotes Overstreet and Gonzalez to Principals Live on stage during the curtain calls for George Balanchine’s Jewels after their performances as the principal couple of Diamonds, Ellen Overstreet and Edward Gonzalez were named Principals Just before the curtain calls came to an end for 17 December’s Saturday Matinee performance of George Balanchine’s […]

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The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece

The Sarasota Ballet performs Jewels, Balanchine’s Full-Length Masterpiece Balanchine’s glorious Jewels provides a unique and exquisite treat for the holiday season with its beautiful and mesmerizing choreography and costumes. George Balanchine’s Jewels opens at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on December 16, marking the first time The Sarasota Ballet will perform Emeralds, Rubies and […]

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The Sarasota Ballet presents an evening of choreographic giants

The Sarasota Ballet presents an evening of choreographic giants Featuring George Balanchine’s coming of age ballet, Apollo, with Sir Frederick Ashton’s Sinfonietta and Antony Tudor’s comedic Gala Performance Balanchine, Ashton & Tudor will open at the Sarasota Opera House on November 18, featuring three ballets from some of the great choreographic masters of 20th Century.  The […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Receives Arts Appreciation Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation

The Sarasota Ballet Receives Arts Appreciation Grant from Gulf Coast Community Foundation The Sarasota Ballet is delighted to announce that this year it has been awarded a $55,000 Arts Appreciation Grant by Gulf Coast Community Foundation. The Sarasota Ballet is truly honored to be among the 9 organizations chosen to receive Arts Appreciation Awards and […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Makes a Change to the January Program

The Sarasota Ballet Makes a Change to the January Program Graziano, Ashton & Tuckett will include Ricardo Graziano’s 2014 premiere, Before Night Falls Director Iain Webb announced today a change to the fourth program of the 2016-2017 Season, postponing Resident Choreographer Ricardo Graziano’s world premiere until next season.  It will be replaced by Before Night […]

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The HARID Conservatory Calls Sarasota Ballet Home While Evading Hurricane Matthew

The HARID Conservatory Calls Sarasota Ballet Home While Evading Hurricane Matthew Boca Raton-based professional training school for gifted young dancers finds safety in Sarasota The HARID Conservatory based in Boca Raton, Florida, sought safety in Sarasota this week as Hurricane Matthew approaches the east coast of the state.  The Sarasota Ballet opened its doors to […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Opens the 2016-2017 Season

The Sarasota Ballet Opens the 2016-2017 Season Highlighting A Variety of Styles and the Versatility of the Company Including the Company premiere of Antony Tudor’s Continuo, Resident Choreographer Ricardo Graziano’s new work Sonata in Four Movements and the revivals of Dominic Walsh’s Wolfgang for Webb and Joe Layton’s The Grand Tour The Sarasota Ballet Director […]

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The Sarasota Ballet Hires Boston Ballet School’s Artistic Manager to Head Education Department

The Sarasota Ballet Hires Boston Ballet School’s Artistic Manager to Head Education Department Christopher Hird appointed Director of Education & Principal of the Margaret Barbieri Conservatory In its continued commitment to provide students with the highest quality of dance training, The Sarasota Ballet, led by Director Iain Webb, announced today the appointment of Christopher Hird […]

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