"The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School continues the legacy of the Cuban training known for its athleticism, passion and grace. The award winning school imparts this tradition of excellence to its students".                                Carlos Acosta

The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School presents an international experience. The world famous Ramona de Saa, teacher to the Cuban stars—bringing five of her premiere students from the Cuban National Ballet School.

On Stage will premiere the National Ballet of Cuba's most elite young artists performing variations from classical repertoires. These exceptional dancers, considered to be the finest in their country, will perform for the first time ever in the United States, right here in Sarasota.

In addition, award winning student dancers from throughout the United States and international countries will perform - showcasing some of the best of the world's emerging dance talent.

A modern dance piece by the internationally acclaimed contemporary choreographer, Carlos dos Santos, to be performed by our Summer Intensive pre-professional students will also be premiered.

The production is the capstone to Sarasota Cuban Ballet School’s Summer Intensive program which features master classes with the legendary ballet Maestra, Ramona de Saa, internationally acknowledged as the designer of today's classical dance teaching system in Cuba.

Do not miss this!

Click for tickets or call 941-328-1300

VIP tickets include an enchanting reception in the Courtyard/Felding Hall following the 7:00 P.M. performance. Experience an evening meeting our Cuban guests and enjoy hors d'oeuvres, champagne and of course, Mojitos!

BUY TICKETS ONLINE: Or call the box office at (941) 328-1300 or email - boxoffice@sarasotaopera.org
2:00 p.m. $25 Reserved Seating
7:00 p.m. $75 VIP Limited Availability

About Us

Photo by Richard Calmes

Photo by Richard Calmes

Founded in 2012 by husband-wife team, Ariel Serrano and Wilmian Hernandez both former principal dancers, this award winning school provides world class ballet instruction in the tradition of the Cuban method.      


Photo by Richard Calmes

Photo by Richard Calmes

From instilling the basics in our Creative Movement class for our youngest students to preparing our emerging talent for our most advanced level, we provide a comprehensive ballet program in a fun, nurturing and supportive environment.

Summer Intensive

Photo by Dolores Parker

Photo by Dolores Parker

It's called intensive for a reason. Our Summer Intensive 2014 is shaping up to be the experience of a lifetime.