The Sarasota Ballet

The Sarasota Ballet is the Gulf Coast of Florida's only professional ballet company. In 1987, The Sarasota Ballet was founded by Jean Allenby-Weidner as a presenting organization with the goal of becoming a full resident ballet company. This year, The Sarasota Ballet celebrates the 30th Anniversary Season of its professional Company. Today, the mission of the Sarasota Ballet is to have a commitment to artistic excellence. They enrich lives, captivate emotions, and strengthen the community through the art of dance.

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(4/4)|92.28 Score


(3/4)|89.51 Score

Accountability & Transparency

(4/4)|97 Score



Headquarter Address

5555 North Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34243