In The News

Kiefer Curtis to Guest Appear at SPBC


Kiefer Curtis, principal dancer for Carolina Ballet, will be a guest artist for Rockin' Ballet...Encore! We are thrilled to have Kiefer jump at the chance to dance for us and to train with Servy again. Kiefer danced for Servy in North Carolina and is very excited about training with him again for a few weeks.

Kiefer Curtis began his training at Metropolitan Ballet Theatre in Alpharetta, GA, under Maniya Baredo. He attended summer intensives with Danita Emma and Momchill Mladenov in Syracuse, NY, Orlando Ballet as well as Peter Breur in Salzburg, Austria. He trained with Servy Gallardo in Cary, NC.

SPBC Announces Naming Rights Deal


GULFPORT, FL - (Feburary 16, 2019) - The St. Petersburg Ballet Conservatory in partnership with Jonathan & Sarah Bailie have signed a naming rights agreement for SPBC's featured studio, which will be named the “Jonathan & Sarah Bailie Studio” beginning February 17, 2019. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. 

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Tampa Bay


GULFPORT — Brianna Melton is as serious a ballet student as they come.  By her junior year at St. Petersburg High’s International Baccalaureate program, she had already spent four summers training with ballet companies across the country and had narrowed her college choices to a select few.  Melton has since pulled off a dizzying pivot...

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Taste of Opera, Splash of Ballet


PINELLAS PARK – The Matinee Opera Players will present Another Taste of Opera, Sunday, June 3 at 3 p.m., at the Pinellas Park Performing Arts Center, 4951 78th Ave. N., Pinellas Park.  St. Petersburg Ballet Conservatory will open the show with various original pieces of choreography by artistic director, Servy Gallardo. 

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Ballet Dances Its Way ...


She told everyone willing to listen that she was going to be a ballerina. Since her mother, Anna, and father, Brian had no dance experience, they let Brianna’s passion guide them. Seeing her grow with every class, they couldn’t help but fall in love with ballet, too.       

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"Inspirational Grace"

Our new video project from Matt & Allie Iacono, featuring SPBC dancers, Brianna Melton, Corina Schriver and Elena Gallardo.