Sunday, July 30, 2017

Dance Review: Local school provides a Cuban ballet renaissance in Sarasota

There is a remarkable development going on in the Sarasota dance world, and the impressively-large-for-summertime audience gathered at the Sarasota Opera House Saturday night for the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School’s “On Stage” performance got a glimpse of what I’m talking about. It’s not often a veteran dance critic can attend what is essentially a glorified student recital and walk away feeling amazed, impressed and hopeful for the future of ballet. For me, that was exactly the effect of this unusual display of precocious virtuosity.

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