New ballets are vital to the dance world as it moves into the 21st century. This is something that IBF uniquely offers its students. Along with restaging the classics, IBF is the most performing school in the area creating new roles in full length productions on the biggest stages around. A rare opportunity that very few schools and even companies have.

2023-2024 Season

Vadim Fedotov


Vadim was an internationally recognized Ballet Master, Artistic Director and Choreographer. For over 20 years, Vadim performed as principal dancer with the National Opera and Ballet of the Ukraine, dancing leading roles in prominent performances such as Swan Lake, Giselle, Don Quixote and The Nutcracker. Vadim has taught and choreograph at many prestigious institutions, including The National Theater of Ballet and Opera in Kiev, Ukraine, National Theatre of Serbia, the Dance Academy of Ukraine, Orlando Ballet FL, Moscow Ballet on Ice and was the General Director of the Chamber of Ballet in Kiev, Kiev Ballet on Ice. He has produced numerous films (musicals) in the Ukraine and has been awarded multiple professional and state honors, including Honor of the Supreme Soviet Council of Ukraine 1985, Honor Artist of Ukraine and Laureate International Choreographer for competitions in Moscow and Kiev. He also choreographed opening Olympics Ceremony in USSR in 1980. Vadim Fedotov productions in USA include Moscow Ballet on Ice in Cypress Gardens, FL Orlando Ballet, Orlando City Ballet, Russian Academy of Ballet, Lone Star Ballet, Elsa Pardo Dance Center, International City School of Ballet, Lakeland Ballet, Montgomery Ballet, Russian Ballet of Alafaya, Orlando Russian Ballet, and International Ballet of Florida.

Season 2024-2025

Don Quixote

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 and National Ballet of 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.
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“The Nutcracker” presented by the International Ballet of Florida

Experience the timeless story of the Nutcracker in this grand production, performed by pre-professional and professional dancers of the International Ballet of Florida (IBF). Audiences of all ages will marvel at the magic and wonderment of this stunning holiday presentation. Your family won’t want to miss this timeless family tradition of the Nutcracker which has become a memorable annual event for families all over Florida.

Swan Lake

IBF Performances in the Past