We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Orlando Ballet

Neighborhood: Central Business District
As featured in Holiday Guide to Orlando
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: Dr. Phillips Performing Arts Center - 1111 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32804 (Formerly Southern Ballet Theatre)
Phone Number: 1-407-426-1739
Website
Sunday
Closed
See all hours
Hours:
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Ballet performing center and school which now attracts dancers from around...

Ballet performing center and school which now attracts dancers from around the world and performs classics to sell-out audiences.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 16 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 10
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Wonderful ballet performances in Orlando!

My wife and I have been Orlando Ballet season ticket holders for about 10 years. She and I are both ballet fans and we frequently travel throughout the Southeast on ballet trips... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 15, 2015
robertroy32174
,
Ormond Beach, Florida
Add Photo Write a Review

16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 15: English reviews
Ormond Beach, Florida
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

My wife and I have been Orlando Ballet season ticket holders for about 10 years. She and I are both ballet fans and we frequently travel throughout the Southeast on ballet trips. We have been to several performances of the New York City Ballet, The American Ballet Theater and the Washington Ballet. Want to see world class ballet? You can... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank robertroy32174
Orlando, FL
Level Contributor
19 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The customer service is horrible. The administrative staff is bilingual and is extremely impolite to Non-Spanish speaking customers. Never mind those people waiting to speak or be served, who do not know Spanish..they always make sure to ignore you! When u ask them a question, the answer is - 'Can't u see I am busy? Why are you bothering me.... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank SamTravelGuru
Winter Park, Florida
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We had heard Orlando Ballet School was awarded "Outstanding School in the WORLD" recently by the prestigious International Youth America Grand Prix. After attending the Orlando Ballet Nutcracker performances, we also saw Romeo and Juliet.This is an amazing gem in the city of Orlando!!! Bravo!!!

Helpful?
Thank Heidi Z
Orlando, FL
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

My dear friend and I went for a night of ballet and since then I have simply adored the idea of going back. It was a great chance to dress up for a reasonable price. The production was fascinating, the costuming and make up were delightful and the atmosphere was nice.

Helpful?
1 Thank Kaerios
Windsor, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
118 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2013

I live in Europe and have seen many productions at the Royal Opera House, and in Paris's opera house, and I must say, when I saw the opening night production of Orlando Ballet's The Nutcracker in December at the Bob Carr, I was blown away - this company is as good as, or even better in some ways, to what... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Andrea1685
Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We have a standing family tradition, we all get dressed up, and go to the ballet, and enjoy a nice dinner in downtown Orlando every year

Helpful?
2 Thank TheAcostaJourney
Clermont, Florida
Level Contributor
177 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

I've been taking my daughter to the family series ballet since she was 4 - we particularly love the Nutcracker every year. The family series is great because you get the best parts of the ballet truncated to a 1 hour performance - terrific for kids!

Helpful?
2 Thank believeangls
Orlando, Florida, United States
Level Contributor
24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

Very low budget - I am from Cleveland, so I am spoiled with a world-class ballet - this is more like a high school performance. Small stage, often no set at all except colored lights, cheap costumes. I used to get free tickets from donors and with so little art/culture in this area compared to where I grew up I... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank Dawn C
Orlando, Florida
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2012

We like to take the family, with children ages 10, 14 and 16, at least once a year, especially to see the Nutcracker during the Christmas holiday.

Helpful?
Thank Moon W
Groveland, Florida
Level Contributor
61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

We attended the Battle of the Sexes during Arts Fest 2012. This is more cutting edge ballet (read no tutus). Very athletic choreography to pulsating music. It was absolutely riveting. Part of our group had never seen a ballet before and they were totally thrilled by the experience. So whether you are a traditionalist or a newbie, try to catch... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank mgreer

Travelers who viewed Orlando Ballet also viewed

Orlando, Central Florida
 
Orlando, Central Florida
 

Been to Orlando Ballet? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Orlando Ballet staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?