The Sarasota School of Cuban Ballet is Sarasota's only ballet school teaching the curriculum of the Cuban National Ballet School. Founded and directed by Ariel Serrano who was trained in the Cuban National Ballet School system under Alicia Alonso. His classmates and friends include Jose Carreno, Carlos Acosta, and many more.
The mission of the school is to teach ballet the way he was taught in Cuba. Come and be part of a system that makes ballet fun and at the same time produces amazing results.
The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School is the home of this summer's Carreno Dance Festival. For information and registration please visit http://www.carrenodancefestival.com/.
1st Place - Senior Age Division - Women - Classical Ballet
2nd Place - Senior Age Division - Women - Classical Ballet
Allie Burman just returned from competing in the
2013 American Ballet Competition
Results have not been posted yet on their website but she won First Place for Division III (Seniors 15-19)
and was selected as Director's Choice to perform her variation, "Giselle"
for which she received the Gold Medal at the Gala.
Allie says it was a great experience.
"Topaz Donatella von Wood was awarded the Gold Score for her Contemporary Dance at American Dance Competition 2013."
Francisco Serrano won the Honorary Fernando Bujones Excellence Award and Gold Medals in the Senior Male Division for Classical Ballet and Contemporary."
Our very own Mr. Emilio will be offering his amazing Zumba classes two times per week during the Summer on Monday and Thursday from 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. in the Yellow Studio. Parents coming to pick up dancers from Summer Intensive can stay and take Zumba for an hour. The public is welcome. The charge is $10 payable directly to Mr. Emilio.
Please come and try Zumba this Thursday at 4:30 p.m. To read more about the health benefits of Zumba: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/11/02/12-healthy-benefits-of-zumba_n_1011261.html
Students will perform Classical Ballets in the style of the National Cuban Ballet.
For Spanish speaking clients please ask for Ariel Serrano or Wilmian Hernandez for assistance.
The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School
501 North Beneva Road, Suite 700
Sarasota, FL 34232
Phone: (941) 365-8400
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