Enjoy the Opening Night performance of your choice before gathering in The Ringling Courtyard for Bolero Sarasota, a choreographic event starring more than 50 area dancers in a celebratory tribute to our city – all climaxing with our annual fireworks display.
As part of Ringling International Arts Festival, Afro-Cuban percussionist Pedrito Martinez leads a quartet of Rhumba virtuosi from Cuba, Venezuela and Peru in a performance of genre busting musical innovations that remain distinctly soulful and deeply centered.
As part of Ringling International Arts Festival, Tangram redraws the boundaries of dance, new circus, and physical theatre. Created and performed by ballerina Cristiana Casadio and circus artist Stefan Sing, this compelling production from Berlin encapsulates the human struggle.
As part of Ringling International Arts Festival, from Blind Summit Theatre in Great Britain comes Moses, a cantankerous puppet who lives on a table and is having an existential crisis.
Ringling International Arts Festival presents a one-of-a-kind mash-up of radio drama and graphic storytelling.Three actors give voice to dozens of characters, one Foley artist creates hundreds of sound effects, and a keyboardist provides the music as 1,250 comic-book images tell the story.
As part of Ringling International Arts Festival, Palestinian Bishara Haroni and Israeli Yaron Kohlberg Palestine and Israel, known for their mixture of humor, playfulness, and absolute meticulousness bring a varied repertoire ranging from the baroque to the modern period.
As part of Ringling International Arts Festival, with a theatrical sensibility of wit, style, and heart, Larry Keigwin presents an electrifying brand of contemporary choreography that engages the audience with the sheer unadulterated pleasure of dance.
As part of Ringling International Arts Festival, Vijay Iyer and colleagues Marcus Gilmore (drums) and Stephan Crump (bass) create a powerful, cutting-edge new music that is firmly grounded in groove and pulse, but also rhythmically intricate and highly interactive.
From East LA comes Cambalache with a fiery and festive fandango of "son jarocho," the music and dance of Veracruz that celebrates 500 years of Spanish, African, and indigenous cultures.
Created in collaboration with John Malkovich, A Celebration of Harold Pinter is a humorous and fascinating solo performance by the acclaimed British actor, Julian Sands - star of such films as A Room With A View, Arachnophobia, and Warlock. This performance is part of New Stages 2015.