Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Moscow Ballet’s spectacular Great Russian Nutcracker is the must-see event this holiday season! Celebrate the beloved Christmas tradition with the whole family as forty world-class Russian artists bring this charming classic to life. The New York Times raves “Knock-Out!” Experience Tchaikovsky’s master score this Christmas with the magic of larger than-life-puppets, growing Christmas tree and […]

An Evening of Classical Ballet

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Florida Dance Theatre performs on the Festival of Fine Arts at Florida Southern College.

FSC Celebrates Grand Opening of Wynee Warden Dance Studio

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The public is invited to attend a FREE event on the Florida Southern College Festival of Fine Arts. “An Evening of Classical Ballet” features audience favorites from the classical ballet repertoire on Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 7:30 pm in Branscomb Auditorium. In celebration of the grand opening of the Wynee Warden Dance Studio, please join FSC for an exclusive […]

Summer Intensive Ballet Auditions

Senior Division I & II(Intermediate/Advanced, ages 13 & up) 1-2:45pm. Junior Division 1 & II (prerequisite 2 years of ballet, ages 7 & up) 3:15-4:30pm.

The Nutcracker Ballet

Florida Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

Dec. 19 & 20. Once again, Lakeland’s own professional dance company, the Florida Dance Theatre, brings its celebrated annual production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to the stage of Branscomb Auditorium. Performed with charm and perfection by the dynamic dancers of FSC’s company-in-residence, this breathtaking production features colorful scenery, dazzling costumes, and entrancing choreography. As a […]

Sleeping Beauty

On February 23, the Moscow Festival Ballet returns to the stage of Branscomb Auditorium in its acclaimed production of Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty, the magical tale of a beautiful princess who waits in slumber to be awakened by the kiss of her true love, the prince. Danced to Petipa’s masterful choreography, this production will transport you […]

FSC Dance: New Beginnings

We invite you to join us for the exciting inaugural concert of FSC’s new dance program, under the direction of Erin LaSala! With a rich roster of talented dance majors and minors in place, this performance will feature innovative choreography by FSC faculty and nationally–acclaimed guest choreographers.  Adding to the excitement, the dancers of Lakeland’s […]

“Dracula” Ballet

Just in time for Halloween, Florida Dance Theatre presents the premiere of their first full-length ballet of the season, “Dracula.” With original choreography by Company Director, Carol Erkes, Associate Director Ferdinand De Jesus, and Company Member Stefan Dolbashian, this sensational selection has just the right amount of spooky, scary, and fun to make it entertaining […]

Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker

Dec. 30th: The ultimate holiday tradition for the youngest to the seniors in every family, seeing Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker creates holiday memories that last a lifetime. The renowned, award-winning principal dancers and corps de ballet thrill audiences with their expertise, dramatic expression and stunning leaps, drops and turns. Get tickets!

The Nutcracker Ballet

FLORIDA DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS: TCHAIKOVSKY’S The Nutcracker Ballet Saturday, December 17, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. Sunday, December 18, 2016 – 2:30 p.m. Branscomb Auditorium Florida Dance Theatre, FSC’s company-in-residence, brings its celebrated production of Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker to the Festival of Fine Arts. A holiday tradition for generations of families, this timeless classic tells the […]

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