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- Vladimir Issaev -


THE 2022-2023 SEASON
Celebrating its 25th anniversary

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida is preparing to celebrate its 25th anniversary during the 2022-2023 season. The company founded by Vladimir Issaev supported by Nina Allen and Marisa Parmeggiani, will present a dazzling array of performances, featuring 20 dancers, guests artists including former principals of Arts Ballet and VISCB Alumni, and in addition to the regular program, a series of events to celebrate all year long.

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida will officially open its season this coming October presenting a mixed bill of neo-classical and classical repertoire, including Issaev’s Shostakovich Suites, Endless, Nebrada’s Pentimento and classical Asaf Messerer’s Spring Waters, both at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center and at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts.

The Nutcracker and Chipollino will be among the productions for December of 2022 and March of 2023. To close the season there will be one spectacular gala in April at the Parker Playhouse of Fort Lauderdale, bringing guest international artists and presenting new and old repertoire including Nebrada’s Double Staff, Taiko,  excerpts from Le Corsaire, and Stravinsky’s Firebird.

There will be several honorees, internationally acclaimed dancers and choreographers. To top it all off, Maestro Vladimir Issaev will also be celebrating his 60th artistic anniversary as an important member of the international dance community.

With new additions to the Board of Directors,  Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida will also include several community and VIP events, such as The Nutcracker Tea Party, The Nutcracker gala celebration, The Wine and Cheese gathering event and several receptions throughout the year, alongside the company’s participation at the International Ballet Festival of Miami, the Daniel Lewis Dance Sampler, Men Who Dance, the Miami International Ballet Celebration, the International Young Dancers Festival in Hong Kong and many more events to be announced soon.

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida is looking forward to a wonderful season of celebrations where everyone is invited to participate.


For the past 25 years, Artistic Director Vladimir Issaev’s passion and commitment to presenting the highest quality ballet productions, alongside our artists' devotion of time and creativity, has contributed to the success of Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida developing it as a solid organization.  As a result, the South Florida area has a stunning ballet company for all its residents to enjoy.  Since its inception in 1997, Arts Ballet has continuously produced full seasons of excellent works of classical ballet, New-Classical ballet and Contemporary dance works, making professional ballet performances accessible to broad audiences including students, the elderly and the diverse residents and visitors to our area.  The company dancers are awarded international artists who have received the greatest accolades due to the high quality of the artistry and technique they bring to the stage.  They have made of our company a sundry organization that truly represents the diversity of South Florida.