Performances

New ballets are vital to the dance world in 21st century. This is something that SRB uniquely offers its students. Along with restaging the classics, creating new roles with a choreographer is a rare opportunity that very few schools and even companies have.

2021-2022

“Aladdin”

September 19, 2021 5:00pm.

Sarasota Opera House

Russian Ballet, Inc. proudly presents its original ballet “Aladdin” with original choreography by Professor Vadim Fedotov, original music composed by Dr. David Goldstein, and International Guest Dancers. This is an amazing production with wonderful scenery and beautiful costumes!  It promises to bring surprises and wonder to the entire family.   This is a “must see” for all ages!  

Vadim Fedotov

Choreographer

Vadim is an internationally recognized Ballet Master, Artistic Director and Choreographer. For over 20 years, Vadim performed as principal dancer with the National Opera and Ballet of the Ukraine, dancing leading roles in prominent performances such as Swan Lake, Giselle, Don Quixote and The Nutcracker. Vadim has taught and choreograph at many prestigious institutions, including The National Theater of Ballet and Opera in Kiev, Ukraine, National Theatre of Serbia, the Dance Academy of Ukraine, Orlando Ballet FL, Moscow Ballet on Ice and was the General Director of the Chamber of Ballet in Kiev, Kiev Ballet on Ice. He has produced numerous films (musicals) in the Ukraine and has been awarded multiple professional and state honors, including Honor of the Supreme Soviet Council of Ukraine 1985, Honor Artist of Ukraine and Laureate International Choreographer for competitions in Moscow and Kiev. He also choreographed opening Olympics Ceremony in USSR in 1980. Vadim Fedotov productions in USA include Moscow Ballet on Ice in Cypress Gardens, FL Orlando Ballet, Orlando City Ballet, Russian Academy of Ballet, Lone Star Ballet, Elsa Pardo Dance Center, International City School of Ballet, Lakeland Ballet, Montgomery Ballet, Russian Ballet of Alafaya, Orlando Russian Ballet, and School of Russian Ballet.

David Goldstain

Composer

David Goldstein was born and raised in Winnipeg, Canada. He began piano lessons at the age of four and soon after discovered a passion for composition. He has piano performance and also composition and theory degrees from the Royal Conservatory of Music (Toronto). He cultured a love for the ballet by regularly attending performances of the renowned Royal Winnipeg Ballet. He went on to study medicine and completed his training at the Harvard Medical School in Boston. He has divided his time between the practice of the specialty of Pulmonary Medicine (lung diseases) and writing music for dance.

His ballets have been performed throughout Florida and have been played by the Florida West Coast Symphony.

Ballet companies performing his works have included the Bay Ballet Theatre, Dance Alive, Boca Ballet, Maximum Dance, Southern Ballet Theatre and the Sarasota Ballet.

His full length ballets have included: 12 Dancing Princesses, Snow White, Snow Shaker Past, Yokiyu, The Gate, Gaspar, Dracula, Three Musketeers, After Glo Vista, Gaugy Concerto, Zal and Rudabeh (with the Florida West Coast Symphony), Madame Butterfly, Gigabyte, Ca D’Zan (with the Ringling Circus), Poe the ballet and Last Call along with many other shorter works.

In October 2011, his new ballet, “Phantom” was performed by the Brandywine Ballet Company in Westchester, Pa.

He has worked with Carlos Dos Santos on three new works just this year, “Modern” with Houston Ballet 2, “Jazz Suite” with the Careno Festival and now “Seasons” at CUNY.

He is currently practicing medicine and writing music in Sarasota, Florida.

Guest Artist

Aladdin

Duglas Horne

Douglas Horne

danced professionally after studying on full scholarships with American Ballet Theatre (New York),

Miami City Ballet (Miami, FL), and Studio Maestro (New York). In June 2010 he was the Bronze Medal

winner in the World Ballet Competition: and in June

2009 he was a finalist in The New York International Ballet Competition. Additionally, he was a semi-finalist

in the renowned International Ballet Competition in Varna, Bulgaria. He won Gold in the senior classical

division of the Youth American Grand Prix semifinals in Torrington, CT. In 2007 he won the Gold Medal in the senior

division of the Youth Dance Festival in New Jersey. Mr. Horne has danced leading roles with the Orlando Ballet.

Genie

Martin Roosaare

Martin Roosaare

Originally from Estonia, Martin began his training with Miami Valley Ballet Theatre at eight years old. He later went on to study ballet at Virginia School of the Arts and then De La Arts in Cincinnati Ohio. He furthered his education at the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music studying ballet and various other forms of dance. Martin most recently danced with Balletmet in Columbus Ohio for seven seasons. His favorite roles there were Peter Pan in Michael Pink’s Peter Pan, Sailor in Jerome Robbins Fancy Free and the lead in Edwaard Liang’s Beautiful Child. He is now a freelance ballet dancer and teacher based in Sarasota Florida.

Jafar

Joel Selva Benito

Joel Selva Benito
Originally from Spain.
DANCE TRAINING: Institut del Teatre (Barcelona) 2009-2012
Centre de Dansa de Catalunya 2012-2014
Corella Dance Academy 2014-2016
Ballettschule Theater Basel 2016-2017
The Washington Ballet – Trainee
COMPANY EXPERIENCE: The Washington Ballet
The Sarasota Ballet

“The Nutcracker”

December 11, 2021 5:00 pm, December 12, 2021 1:00 pm.

at Sarasota Opera House



“Giselle”

April 2, 2022 5:00 pm.

at Sarasota Opera House

“The Little Mermaid”

May 28, 2022 5:00 pm.

at Sarasota Opera House

“Coppelia”

July 9, 2022 4:00 pm.

at Manatee Performing Arts Center

SRB Performances in the past.