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The Sarasota Ballet is proud to have added 183 ballets and divertissements under Iain Webb’s direction through the 2023 – 2024 Season, including 55 world premieres and 13 American Company premieres. We have presented works by some of the leading choreographers of the past and present, including Sir Frederick Ashton, George Balanchine, Sir David Bintley, Sir Matthew Bourne, Agnes de Mille, Dame Ninette de Valois, Michel Fokine, Sir Kenneth MacMillan, Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, Will Tuckett, Antony Tudor, Christopher Wheeldon, and many more.

The Sarasota Ballet in Sir Frederick Ashton’s Apparitions
The Sarasota Ballet in Sir Frederick Ashton’s Sinfonietta
Marcelo Gomes & The Sarasota Ballet in Sir Frederick Ashton’s Apparitions
The Sarasota Ballet in Michel Fokine’s Les Sylphides
The Sarasota Ballet in Sir Peter Wright’s Giselle Act II
The Sarasota Ballet in Sir Frederick Ashton’s The Dream
Danielle Brown & Juan Gil in Ricardo Graziano’s In A State of Weightlessness
Danielle Brown & Marcelo Gomes in Ricardo Graziano’s Amorosa
Ryoko Sadoshima & Ivan Spitale in Asia Bui’s Song on the Beach
The Sarasota Ballet in Pavel Fomin’s Hommage a Chopin

The Sarasota Ballet in Sir Frederick Ashton’s Apparitions

Our Repertoire

Sir Frederick Ashton’s , Apparitions⁺, Birthday OfferingLa chatte métamorphosée en femme, Dante Sonata, The Dream, Enigma Variations⁺, Explosionspolka, Façade, La Fille mal Gardée, Illuminations, Jazz Calendar,  Marguerite and Armand⁺, Méditation from Thaïs, Monotones I, Monotones II, Les Patineurs, Les Rendezvous, Rhapsody, Romeo & Juliet Balcony Scene, Scènes de ballet⁺, Sinfonietta†, The Sleeping Beauty (Awakening Pas de Deux, Aurora Variation), Symphonic Variations, Tweedledum and Tweedledee, The Two Pigeons, Valses nobles et sentimentales, Varii Capricci⁺, Voices of Spring Pas de Deux, The Walk to the Paradise Garden, A Wedding Bouquet

George Balanchine’s Allegro BrillanteApolloBugaku, Divertimento No. 15, Donizetti Variations, The Four Temperaments, Jewels (Emeralds, Rubies, & Diamonds), Prodigal Son, Serenade, Stars and StripesTarantella, Theme and Variations, Valse-Fantaisie, Western Symphony, Who Cares?

Ricki Bertoni’s Hip 2 Be Square*, Ragtop*

Sir David Bintley’s A Comedy of Errors*, Four Scottish Dances, ‘Still Life’ at the Penguin Café⁺

George Birkadze’s Farandole*

Gemma Bond’s Excursions*, Last Solo*, Panoramic Score*

Sir Matthew Bourne’s Boutique, The Infernal Galop

August Bournonville’s Flower Festival in Genzano Pas de Deux, The Jockey Dance, The Kermesse in Bruges Act I Pas de Deux, William Tell Pas de Deux

Arcadian Broad’s Frequency Hurtz*, Passing By*

Christopher Bruce’s Sergeant Early’s Dream

James Buckley’s Anne Frank

Asia Bui’s Song on the Beach*

Jamie Carter’s À Deux Mains*, Addio ad un Sogno*, Concordium*, Five Duets* (Between Longing and Yearning), Holiday Overture*, The Tarot*

John Cranko’s Pineapple Poll

Peter Darrell’s Othello

Agnes de Mille’s Rodeo

Dame Ninette de Valois’ Checkmate†, The Rake’s Progress

Robert de Warren’s The Nutcracker [production]

Meg Egington’s Cezanne’s Doubt*

Flemming Flindt’s The Lesson

Michel Fokine’s Les Sylphides, Petrushka

Pavel Fomin’s Hommage à Chopin*

Marcelo Gomes’ Dear Life…*

Martha Graham’s Appalachian Spring

Ricardo Graziano’s Amorosa*, Before Night Falls*, En las Calles de Murcia*, In a State of Weightlessness*The Jolly Overture*, The Pilgrimage*, Pomp and Circumstance*, Shostakovich Suite*, Somewhere Pas d Deux*, Sonata in Four Movements*, Sonatina*, Symphony of Sorrows*, Valsinhas*

Alex Harrison’s The Blue Hour*

Matthew Hart’s Cry Baby Kreisler, John Ringling’s Circus Nutcracker*, Tchaikovsky’s Ballet Fantasy

Kate Honea’s Baroque and Blues*Gitana Galop*, Headlines*Percolator*

Richard House’s Living Ghosts*, Lost in a Dream pas de deux*

Johan Kobborg’s Napoli Act III (after Bournonville), Salute, La Sylphide

Jessica Lang’s Lyric Pieces, Shades of Spring*

Joe Layton’s The Grand Tour

Logan Learned’s Nebulous*, Scene de Ballet*

Edwaard Liang’s The Art of War

Sir Kenneth MacMillan’s Concerto, Danses Concertantes, Elite Syncopations, Las Hermanas, Romeo and Juliet (Dance of the Knights), Summer Pas de Deux

Octavio Martin’s On The Outside*, Orpheus and Eurydice*

Mark Morris’ The Letter V

Vaslav Nijinsky’s L’après-midi d’un Faune (The Afternoon of a Faun)

Robert North’s Troy Game

Rudolf Nureyev’s Raymonda Act III [production]

Renato Paroni’s Rococo Variations

Anna Pavlova’s The Dragonfly Solo

Emelia Perkins’ Washington Square*

Marius Petipa’s La Bayadère (Bronze Idol, Pas de Trois, and Pas de Deux, Coda, and Finale), The Black Swan Pas de Deux, Blue Birds Pas de Deux from The Sleeping Beauty Act III, Le Corsaire Pas de Trois, Diana and Actaeon Pas de Deux, Don Quixote Pas de Deux, Harlequinade Solo, Paquita

Yuri Possokhov’s Firebird

André Prokovsky’s Anna Karenina, Vespri

Jerome Robbins’ The Concert, Fancy Free, In the Night

Galina Samsova’s Paquita [production]

Peter Schaufuss’ La Sylphide pas de deux [production]

Paul Taylor’s Airs, Brandenburgs, Company B

Twyla Tharp’s In The Upper Room, Nine Sinatra Songs

David Tlaiye’s Xibalba*

Will Tuckett’s Changing Light*, Lux Aeterna*, The Secret Garden*, Spielende Kinder

Antony Tudor’s ContinuoGala Performance, The Leaves are Fading, Lilac Garden

Vasily Vainonen’s Flames of Paris Pas de Deux

Hans van Manen’s Grosse Fuge

Macyn Vogt’s Exurgency*

Dominic Walsh’s Bello, Camille Claudel La Valse Pas de Deux, Clair de Lune*, Dying Swan, I Napoletani, Time Out of Line*, The Trilogy: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart*, Wolfgang for Webb*

Christopher Wheeldon’s The AmericanProkofiev Pas de Deux, There Where She Loved

Sir Peter Wright’s Giselle [production], The Mirror Walkers, The Sleeping Beauty [production] Act III Pas de Quatre [production], Summertide

Kelly Yankle’s Ne Me Quitte Pas*

*World premiere; †American premiere; first American company to perform ballet