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The Sarasota Ballet hosts a multitude of special events and activities throughout the Season. These events are held to raise vital funds for The Sarasota Ballet’s mission, connect with our community, and show appreciation for our patrons and partners.

Annual Gala

Join us for the highly anticipated event of the Season! The annual Gala raises important funds to support the mission and operations of The Sarasota Ballet. This extraordinary evening features a specialty performance followed by a dazzling spectacle of fine dining and dancing.


Friends of The Sarasota Ballet Showcase Luncheons

Experience another exciting Season of the Friends of The Sarasota Ballet’s Showcase Luncheons! Join the Friends for a quintet of luncheons designed to enhance understanding of the Company’s inner workings through exclusive programming featuring special guests.

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Backstage Tours

Backstage Tours offer groups of 15 individuals the opportunity to observe and explore behind-the-scenes operations at The Sarasota Ballet.

The walking tour includes an overview of the history of The Sarasota Ballet, a visit to the theatre, a view of the education, wardrobe, and administrative offices, the chance to meet staff, and to see dancers in Company class.