Ringling International Arts Festival 2010 Programming Announcement
Set for March 10, 2010
Sarasota, FL – (February 19, 2010) The Baryshnikov Arts Center and the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art have set March 10 to announce programming plans for the 2010 Ringling International Arts Festival. The roster of performances in theater, dance, and music will be announced at 7:30 p.m. from the stage of the Historic Asolo Theater to an invited audience consisting of sponsors and supporters of the Festival’s inaugural launch in 2009.
Hailed as a critical and box office success in its first year, the Ringling International Arts Festival – first conceived as a biennial event – is being brought back “by popular demand” according to Ringling Festival Director, Dwight Currie. “Our audience, the press, and even governmental officials from the municipal and state levels urged us to move forward with plans to bring the Festival back in 2010,” Currie explained. In response, Festival organizers set October 13-17 as the dates for the encore presentation to be held once again in the theaters, galleries, and gardens of the Ringling Center for the Arts on Sarasota Bay in Sarasota, Florida.
The March 10 announcement will include core festival productions, including world premieres in theater, dance, and music commissioned expressly for the 2010 Festival. The 2009 line-up included performers and companies from Canada, Britain, France, Spain, Israel, Australia, and the US, a range the 2010 roster is promised to match. In addition, plans for the Festivals’ opening night and a wide range of ancillary programs scheduled for both the Festival site and in the Sarasota and Bradenton communities will be shared.
For further information on the March 10 event, please contact: Pam Fendt, Chief, Marketing and Communications, 941.359.5700 x 2801, email@example.com.