International Ballet of Florida

Vaganova training of classical ballet

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Sarasota, Bradenton and Lakewood Ranch areas

Ages 3 and up

We are accepting Step Up Home School students

Three exciting full length ballets are planned for our 2024/2025 Season. If you are a dancer seeking performance opportunities on the gulf coast’s biggest stages, contact us today.

Kids Summer Camp 2024

Our Kids Summer 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.

Upcoming Performances

Don Quixote

Mahaffey Theater

International Ballet of Florida presented exquisite original version full length ballet of Don Quixote at the beautiful Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg, FL. Set to the virtuoso score of Ludwig Minkus, witness an array of incredible guest artists including Prima Ballerina Olesia Shaytanova and Principal Dancer Jonas Laucius of Lithuanian National Ballet, Denys Nedak international Guest Principal dancer from Atlanta Ballet, People’s Artist of the Ukraine and many more from around the world as they take the stage on Sunday, October 6th. Join in this adventurous love story that is equal parts comedy and romance making it a perfect night for the entire family.

THE NUTCRACKER presented by the International Ballet of Florida.

Experience the timeless story of The Nutcracker in this grand production, performed by beautiful dancers of the International Ballet of Florida and international guest stars. Audiences of all ages will marvel at the magic and wonderment of this stunning holiday presentation. Your family will be a part of this annual tradition, which has become a memorable invent all over the world.

The Nutcracker is choreographed by Vadim Fedotov and music composed by Pyotr Tchaikovsky. The choreography and the music are breathtaking, and the scenery and costumes are awe-inspiring. This Christmas production will bring joy to the entire family.

Upcoming Season 2024/2025

3 exciting full length ballets are planned for our 2024/2025 Season. If you are a dancer seeking performance opportunities on the gulf coast’s biggest stages, contact us today.

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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.