Recurring

Program 2 – Day & Night

Sarasota Opera House 61 North Pineapple Ave., Sarasota, FL

An abstract expression of Felix Mendelssohn’s Piano Concerto No. 2, Sir Peter Wright’s Summertide distills the magnificence of a radiant day into a one-act ballet. Choreographed in 1976 for the Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet with the principal role created on Margaret Barbieri, Summertide found an all too fitting home in Sarasota with a 2015 revival. Read More >

Recurring

Program 3 – Giselle

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

In celebration of the choreographer’s 95th birthday, Sir Peter Wright’s potent and enrapturing production of the renowned full-length classic Giselle returns to the Sarasota stage after its sold-out 2019 performances. Performed across the globe by many of the great ballet companies, Wright’s production is one of the most faithful and artistically rich, perfectly bringing to Read More >

Recurring

Program 4 – Love & Betrayal

FSU Center for The Performing Arts 5555 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

This trio of ballets sets a nearly-lost ballet by Sir Frederick Ashton, Valses nobles et sentimentales, against the romantic splendor of Johan Kobborg’s production of Napoli Act III, and the dramatic intensity of Dame Ninette de Valois’ The Rake’s Progress.

Recurring

Program 5 – Mark Morris Dance Group

FSU Center for The Performing Arts 5555 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

The Sarasota Ballet is excited to present the acclaimed Mark Morris Dance Group for the first time. Founded in 1980 by dancer and choreographer Mark Morris, the group quickly garnered national and international attention as a result of Morris’ expressiveness and unique musicality. While Morris himself has largely retired from performing, he continues to choreograph Read More >

Recurring

Program 6 – A Comedy of Errors

Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall 777 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

Program 6 brings the World Premiere of A Comedy of Errors, a full-length balletic adaptation of William Shakespeare’s iconic comedy The Comedy of Errors, to the stage. Sir David Bintley, one of today’s most sought after choreographers, puts his personal touch on this beloved story, with a score commissioned from renowned composer Matthew Hindson and Read More >

Recurring

Program 7 – Serendipitous Movement

Sarasota Opera House 61 North Pineapple Ave., Sarasota, FL

George Balanchine’s stunning Serenade opens this triple bill, coursing through the four movements of Tchaikovsky’s Serenade for Strings in a mesmerizingly graceful display. The Company Premiere of Mark Morris’ dynamic The Letter V follows, marking the first time the Company will have worked with this astounding choreographer. The long-awaited return of Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Elite Read More >