Performing School of Classical Ballet

in Sarasota, Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch areas

Ages 3 and up

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SEASON 2023-2024

start AUGUST 7 (Monday)

Upcoming Performances


Wizard of OZ

Manatee Performing Arts Center – May 26 (Sun), 2024, 2:00 & 7:00 pm

This original ballet of IBF’s charmed audiences on opening night in 2018. With original music by Dr David Goldstein, this classic story comes to life once again this season. Follow all your favorite characters from Dorothy, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion and more on their journey to the Emerald City. Tickets on sale soon.

Summer Camp 2024

Summer kids camp is a great way for children to have fun during the summer break. These camps often offer various activities, such ballet lessons, acrobatics, jazz, arts and crafts, games, and themed events, to keep kids entertained and engaged. Children can also make new friends and learn important social skills while participating in these camps. Additionally, Summer kids camps can provide a safe and supervised environment for children while their parents are at work or busy with other obligations. Overall, Summer kids camps are a wonderful way for children to enjoy the vacation and create lasting memories.

Summer Intensive

International Ballet of Florida’s summer intensive program is geared towards the serious student looking to gain strength, deepen their artistry and improve their training in the Vaganova method.

Pre-pointe Summer Intensive

This program is a great experience for students to improve their skills and strengthen their talent. Greater strength, precision, confidence, and power of the dance. Created for students planning to go on pointe next school year.

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IBF Mission Statement

The International Ballet of Florida mission is to share the love and appreciation of classical ballet art with Florida residents and guests via creating live productions in collaboration with international dancers, composers and choreographers and offering world class professional classical ballet training with unique performing opportunities to students of all ages and abilities in Sarasota and Manatee Counties.

Community Partners and Sponsors

IBF is sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Art and Culture and the FL Council on Arts and Culture.