US dance company based in Florida. It was founded in 1986 with Edward Villella as founding artistic director. Villella, a former New York City Ballet principal, who turned the Florida company into the foremost regional showcase for the Balanchine repertoire. He also brought in selected works by contemporary choreographers like Tharp and Taylor, as well as core 19th-century classics like Don Quixote and Swan Lake. The company's associated school was founded in 1993.
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