Nutcracker Auditions

Florida Dance Theatre presents "The Nutcracker"

For Florida Dance Theatre’s annual production of The Nutcracker. Ages 6-8 (12-1pm) Ages 9-11 (1:15-2:15pm) Ages 12 & up (2:30-3:30pm) Bring pointe shoes if applicable.

“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 […]

Celebrate Dance Gala

The Lakeland based Florida Dance Theatre is hosting its 3rd Annual Celebrate Dance Festival April 24th through 26th 2015. The festival includes 3 days of master dance classes in a variety of dance techniques taught by professionals from around the country, a Gala concert performance at Florida Southern’s Branscomb Auditorium, and a free performance at […]

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.

An Evening of Classical Ballet

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

DanceScapes: FDT’s Exciting Season Opener

Saturday, October 18th at 7:30p.m. and Sunday, October 19th at 2:30 p.m. “DanceScapes” is Florida Dance Theatre’s 21st season opener being held at Florida Southern College’s Branscomb Auditorium. With choreography by guest choreographers including Erin LaSala Florida Southern College’s New Dance Department Director, Excerpts of Israel Rodriguez “The Liberty” based on the Argentinian Tango, Jerry […]

20th Anniversary Gala

Florida Dance Theatre’s 20th Anniversary Gala is Saturday, April 26 at Branscomb Auditorium on the campus of Florida Southern College. Join Florida Dance Theatre and international guest artists for an exciting evening of dance, featuring the professional company of Florida Dance Theatre and guest artists Clifton Brown, former principal dancer with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre; Israel Rodriguez […]

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