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.

Wizard of OZ

May 26 (Sun) 2:00 pm & 7:00 pm, 2024

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.

Season 2024-2025

Don Quixote

Swan Lake

IBF Performances in the Past