View Article By JENNIFER BAKER LEDGER CORRESPONDENT Published: Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 9:00 p.m. Last Modified: Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 9:00 p.m.
New faces will light up the stage as the Florida Dance Theatre professional company begins their 19th season. Through open and video auditions, new dancers were chosen to fill the positions of dancers that retired, went back to college, or moved on to other dance companies. This year’s roster includes: Company Members Erin Gavin, from [...]
It’s going to be a wonderful Lakeland Holiday Nutcracker Ballet! The Florida Dance Theatre’s public performances of The Nutcracker take place Saturday, December 8 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 9 at 2pm at the historic Polk Theatre. Celebrate the season with this classic holiday event. Reserved seating is available by calling the historic Polk Theatre at 863-682-7553. [...]
Florida Dance Theatre has contracts available for male dancers age 18 and up who possess strong ballet and modern dance technique for a 26 -30 week season. Positions are also available for apprentices and trainees. Send resumes, photos or video to Florida Dance Theatre P.O. Box 831 Lakeland, Fl. 33802 (863) 802-0399 Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
It is not ballet or hip hop. It’s dance in a way that you have never seen it before. Taking real life situations and interpreting them into dance.
Florida Dance Theatre performs at Miami Beach Botanical Gardens on Thursday, April 26 at 7:30pm A popular feature at the Miami Dance Festival since 2007, Lakeland-based Florida Dance Theatre returns with another exciting contemporary dance program that showcases its virtuoso dancers. The intimate setting at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden will bring the audience closer [...]
Innovations Dance: “Firebird” Saturday May 12, 7:30pm at The Polk Theatre You don’t want to miss an exciting evening of dance as Florida Dance Theatre celebrates their “Innovations Dance” Series at the Polk Theatre. This innovative performance brings a new and inventive choreography to the Polk Theatre stage featuring the premiere of “Firebird” by Artistic [...]
Miho Sawayanagi is originally from Chiba, Japan. She has studied at the Mikuni Ballet, International Ballet Studio and Sapporo City Ballet. She came to the U.S. when she was accepted into the Fellowship program at The Ailey School in NYC. In addition to The Ailey School, Miho attended Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts for [...]
Florida Dance Theatre performs The Next Chapter by Stefan Dolbashian at APAP! Sunday, January 8th 2:30 & 7:30 Salvatore Capezio Theater/Peridance 126 East 13th Street, NYC All presenters, agents, and registered APAP Conference attendees are invited to the showcases and will be able to get in, free of charge, with their APAP badge. In addition [...]
Erin Gavin began creative movement classes at age two and arrived at the Academy of FDT at age four. Florida Dance Theatre Artistic & Founding Director Carol Erkes saw the amazing raw talent and dedication even at that age. “She was very focused from the moment she walked in the door. She has her own [...]