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Florida Dance Theatre is Polk County’s first and only professional dance company and training academy. Now in our 27th year of operation, we provide quality dance entertainment, education and outreach to surrounding communities and beyond through performances, lecture demonstrations, workshops and special events. Through the additional artistry of guest choreographers, the company has built a reputation for artistic excellence and ingenious programming.  Florida artists along with professional dancers from around the United States, Russia, Puerto Rico, and Mexico have made Florida Dance Theatre a thriving, powerful, and positive arts organization dedicated to the highest quality in performance, instruction, and community education.  The training academy offers a curriculum of instruction in classical ballet, jazz, modern, and more.  The faculty of Florida Dance Theatre’s academy is drawn from the ranks of the professional company and other area professionals ensuring the students a credible source of insight and experience. Through the generous support of local, state and private funding, Florida Dance Theatre is fortunate to provide children with professional performance experiences through productions such as The Nutcracker, Peter Pan and The Golden Ticket, which have artistically aided in their cognitive and overall social development. Our continued purpose is to diversify the positive impact the arts have on the communities we serve in order to touch more lives.

Information about programs and events coming up soon at FloridaDanceTheatre.org.

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Carrie the Musical Carrie the Musical

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Christmas Concert Christmas Concert

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7:30pm - 9:00pm SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December... read more

Christmas Concert

SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On...

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Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Carrie the Musical Carrie the Musical

Thursday, Dec 1, 2022
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Thursday, Dec 1, 2022
Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm

CHRIS D'ELIA LIVE CHRIS D'ELIA LIVE

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7:00pm - 10:00pm Comedian and actor Chris D’Elia is coming to RP Funding... read more

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Friday, Dec 2, 2022
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Christmas Concert Christmas Concert

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7:30pm - 9:00pm SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December... read more

Christmas Concert

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Carrie the Musical Carrie the Musical

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Carrie the Musical

Carrie the Musical November...

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Carrie the Musical Carrie the Musical

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Carrie the Musical

Carrie the Musical November...

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Time: 2:30pm - 4:30pm

An Afternoon Melody An Afternoon Melody

Sunday, Dec 4, 2022
2:00pm - 3:30pm SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December... read more

An Afternoon Melody

SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On...

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BALLET MAGNIFICAT!BALLET MAGNIFICAT!

Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022
7:00pm - 10:00pmBallet Magnificat! brings Most Incredible Christmas!...read more

BALLET MAGNIFICAT!

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Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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Brass Quintet Concert Brass Quintet Concert

Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022
7:30pm - 8:30pm SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December... read more

Brass Quintet Concert

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Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022
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CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON

Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
7:30pm - 9:00pm CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON -... read more

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Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Florida Dance Arts Presents The Nutcracker Florida Dance Arts Presents The Nutcracker

Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
7:00pm - 2:00pm The Florida Dance Arts presents The Nutcracker... read more

Florida Dance Arts Presents The Nutcracker

The Florida Dance...

Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
Time: 7:00pm - 2:00pm

CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON

Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
2:30am - 4:00pm CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON -... read more

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Florida Dance Arts Presents The Nutcracker Florida Dance Arts Presents The Nutcracker

Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
7:00pm - 2:00pm The Florida Dance Arts presents The Nutcracker... read more

Florida Dance Arts Presents The Nutcracker

The Florida Dance...

Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
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My Fair Lady My Fair Lady

Friday, Dec 16, 2022
7:30pm - 10:00pm Kicking off the Broadway season, from Lincoln Center... read more

My Fair Lady

Kicking off the...

Friday, Dec 16, 2022
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm

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Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Saturday, Dec 17, 2022
7:30pm - 9:00pm Florida Dance Theatre read more

Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Florida Dance Theatre...

Saturday, Dec 17, 2022
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

AL TALLER DEL MAESTRO ALEX CAMPOS EN CONCIERTO AL TALLER DEL MAESTRO ALEX CAMPOS EN CONCIERTO

Saturday, Dec 17, 2022
7:00pm - 10:00pm
Edgar Alexander Campos Mora, who goes by the name... read more

AL TALLER DEL MAESTRO ALEX CAMPOS EN CONCIERTO

Edgar Alexander...

Saturday, Dec 17, 2022
Time: 7:00pm - 10:00pm

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Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Sunday, Dec 18, 2022
2:30pm - 4:00pm Florida Dance Theatre read more

Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Florida Dance Theatre...

Sunday, Dec 18, 2022
Time: 2:30pm - 4:00pm

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A CHRISTMAS CAROL A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Monday, Dec 19, 2022
7:30pm - 10:00pm Embrace heartwarming holiday nostalgia at A... read more

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Embrace heartwarming...

Monday, Dec 19, 2022
Time: 7:30pm - 10:00pm

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Carrie the Musical

Carrie the Musical

Dec 1, 2022 - Dec 3, 2022 7:30pm

Carrie the Musical November 18 - 19 and December 1 - 3 at 7:30pm / November 20 and December 4 at 2:30pm Music by<...

CHRIS D'ELIA LIVE

CHRIS D'ELIA LIVE

Dec 2, 2022 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Comedian and actor Chris D’Elia is coming to RP Funding Center in Lakeland, Florida on December 2, 2022 at 7:00 pm.   Chris D’Elia has become one of the most in-demand performers in comedy. His hi...

Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert

Dec 2, 2022 7:30pm - 9:00pm

SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December 2 and December 3 at 7:30 p.m., the School of Music at Southeastern University presents the annual Christmas concert in Bush Chapel on the campus of Southea...

Christmas Concert

Christmas Concert

Dec 3, 2022 7:30pm - 9:00pm

SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December 2 and December 3 at 7:30 p.m., the School of Music at Southeastern University presents the annual Christmas concert in Bush Chapel on the campus of Southea...

An Afternoon Melody

An Afternoon Melody

Dec 4, 2022 2:00pm - 3:30pm

SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December 4 at 2:00 p.m., the School of Music at Southeastern University presents An Afternoon Melody at the Polk Music of Art in Lakeland, Florida. Admission is ...

Carrie the Musical

Carrie the Musical

Dec 4, 2022 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Carrie the Musical November 18 - 19 and December 1 - 3 at 7:30pm / November 20 and December 4 at 2:30pm Music by<...

BALLET MAGNIFICAT!

BALLET MAGNIFICAT!

Dec 6, 2022 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Ballet Magnificat! brings Most Incredible Christmas! an exciting Broadway-style ballet featuring family-favorite Christmas tunes, to the RP Funding Center on December 6, 2022 at 7:00 pm.   Fo...

Brass Quintet Concert

Brass Quintet Concert

Dec 7, 2022 7:30pm - 8:30pm

SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December 7 at 7:30 p.m., the School of Music at Southeastern University presents a Brass Quintet concert in the Buena Vida East Band Room on the campus of Southeast...

CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON

CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON

Dec 10, 2022 2:30am - 4:00pm

CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON - December 10 at 2:30pm & 7:30pm  Please join the FSC Symphony Band, Jazz ...

Florida Dance Arts Presents The Nutcracker

Florida Dance Arts Presents The Nutcracker

Dec 10, 2022 - Dec 11, 2022 7:00pm

The Florida Dance Arts presents The Nutcracker will be performing on December 10 at 7:00 pm and December 11 at 2:00 pm. Join us for two performances of a magic, whimsy, and adventure as Clara jo...

CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON

CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON

Dec 10, 2022 7:30pm - 9:00pm

CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON - December 10 at 2:30pm & 7:30pm  Please join the FSC Symphony Band, Jazz ...

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Dec 16, 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Kicking off the Broadway season, from Lincoln Center Theater and director Bartlett Sher comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly), Lerner &...

AL TALLER DEL MAESTRO ALEX CAMPOS EN CONCIERTO

AL TALLER DEL MAESTRO ALEX CAMPOS EN CONCIERTO

Dec 17, 2022 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Edgar Alexander Campos Mora, who goes by the name Alex Campos, is a Colombian singer-songwriter who has released several popular contemporary Christian albums since his debut in 2001 with the concert record...

Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Dec 17, 2022 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker December 17 at 7:30pm and December 18 at 2:30pm 

Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Dec 18, 2022 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker December 17 at 7:30pm and December 18 at 2:30pm 

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Dec 19, 2022 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Embrace heartwarming holiday nostalgia at A CHRISTMAS CAROL, performed at RP Funding Center on December 19, 2022 at 7:30pm.   This celebrated Charles Jones adaptation...

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Carrie the Musical
Thursday, Dec 1, 2022
7:30pm
Carrie the Musical November 18 - 19 and December 1 - 3 at 7:30pm /...
CHRIS D\'ELIA LIVE
Friday, Dec 2, 2022
7:00pm
Comedian and actor Chris D’Elia is coming to RP Funding Center in Lakeland, Florida on December 2, 2022 at 7:00 p...
Christmas Concert
Friday, Dec 2, 2022
7:30pm
SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December 2 and December 3 at 7:30 p.m., the School of Music at South...
Christmas Concert
Saturday, Dec 3, 2022
7:30pm
SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December 2 and December 3 at 7:30 p.m., the School of Music at South...
An Afternoon Melody
Sunday, Dec 4, 2022
2:00pm
SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December 4 at 2:00 p.m., the School of Music at Southeastern Univers...
Carrie the Musical
Sunday, Dec 4, 2022
2:30pm
Carrie the Musical November 18 - 19 and December 1 - 3 at 7:30pm /...
BALLET MAGNIFICAT!
Tuesday, Dec 6, 2022
7:00pm
Ballet Magnificat! brings Most Incredible Christmas! an exciting Broadway-style ballet featuring family-fa...
Brass Quintet Concert
Wednesday, Dec 7, 2022
7:30pm
SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY On December 7 at 7:30 p.m., the School of Music at Southeastern Univers...
CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
2:30am
CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON - December 10 at 2:30pm &...
Florida Dance Arts Presents The Nutcracker
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
7:00pm
The Florida Dance Arts presents The Nutcracker will be performing on December 10 at 7:00 pm and De...
CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON
Saturday, Dec 10, 2022
7:30pm
CHRISTMAS GALA: SPIRIT OF THE SEASON - December 10 at 2:30pm &...
My Fair Lady
Friday, Dec 16, 2022
7:30pm
Kicking off the Broadway season, from Lincoln Center Theater and director Bartlett Sher comes “a sumptuous new pr...
AL TALLER DEL MAESTRO ALEX CAMPOS EN CONCIERTO
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022
7:00pm
Edgar Alexander Campos Mora, who goes by the name Alex Campos, is a Colombian singer-songwriter who has releas...
Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker
Saturday, Dec 17, 2022
7:30pm
Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker Read more
Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker
Sunday, Dec 18, 2022
2:30pm
Florida Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker Read more
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Monday, Dec 19, 2022
7:30pm
Embrace heartwarming holiday nostalgia at A CHRISTMAS CAROL, performed at RP Funding Center on