The Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Announces New Programs for 2020-21 Season

Arts & Culture


It’s the beginning of a new and different time for the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School.  They are delighted to announce a full schedule of classes for children, pre-professionals, and adults. Class sizes are limited in compliance with all Covid-19 health and safety regulations. Teachers wear masks. And new After School Study and Dance Programs for students in grades K-5 are being added. Beginning in October the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School will be presenting two Black Box in-studio performances every month. The dancers are already starting to rehearse. Below are some highlights for the upcoming year:

New for 2020-21

After School Study and Dance Program: An afterschool program for elementary school students includes study time and home help as well as daily dance classes. School pick-up is available in Sarasota. Options for virtual schooling also available. 

In Studio Performances: Presenting monthly performances in the large Black Box style studio beginning in October. In addition to watching the dancers perform, the in-studio audience will have the opportunity to hhear from Artistic Director Ariel Serrano talk with the performers. Performances will also be livestreamed.

Full Schedule of Classes for All Ages and Levels

Ages 3-10: Classes are age appropriate. The youngest learn the wonder of movement, self-expression and creativity. As they get older they are introduced to ballet, modern dance and acrobatics.

Ages 10 and above: Students learn ballet technique, advance to pointe and increase their repertoire. 

Pre-professionals ages 12 and above: Students interested in a serious dance program with the possiblity of a dance career can consider the pre-professional program. Dancers train 20+ hours a week, perform for local audiences, participate in national and international competitions and receive help moving forward. 

Adult Classes: For those who have always wanted to take ballet or learn contemporary dance or who are returning after a hiatus. Classes taught by Master Teachers who have experience teaching adults. Adult students typically range in age from 40 to 80+ years old.

For more information contact us at or call 941-365-8400

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