A New Home, A New Cultural Hub

The Florida Ballet moved into its new home located on Atlantic Boulevard in the Arlington neighborhood of Jacksonville in 2019. The 30,000 square foot has eight dance studios and its own Black Box Theater performance space, The Picinich-Byrd Theatre. 

The facility is home to The Florida Ballet’s professional Company, Trainee, Conservatory, and Training Center Programs, as well as several other organizations creating a friendly and embracing atmosphere with focus on strengthening and promoting the arts, celebrating diversity, and enhancing the quality of life within our community.

The Picinich-Byrd Theatre

Located within The Florida Ballet facility the venue is dedicated in the memory of The Florida Ballet founders, Laurie Picinich-Byrd and Michael Byrd. The space accommodates seating for 80 audience members and is the perfect setting for intimate events and performances.

Studio Rentals

The Florida Ballet has multiple studios available for special event, meeting, and rehearsal/audition rentals. Our studios are climate controlled and equipped with sprung floors with vinyl overlay, ballet barres, mirrors, and sound systems. The spaces can be modified to host corporate events as well as private events.

For more information on rates and availability, please email info@floridaballet.org. When requesting more information, please share the purpose of the rental, preferred dates/times, number of people involved, and any other pertinent details.

Cultural Partners In Our Facility

Jacksonville Children’s Chorus

The mission of The Jacksonville Children’s Chorus is to provide a high-quality choral music education for children of diverse backgrounds, fostering teamwork, self-discipline, accomplishment and pride while filling an important cultural need in the community and sharing the beauty of the choral art form through artistically excellent performances.


Jacksonville Dance Theatre

Founded in 2012 and located in Jacksonville, Florida, Jacksonville Dance Theatre is a contemporary modern dance company dedicated to creating and promoting excellence in the field of professional dance on local, national, and international stages. JDT is committed to creative innovation and exchange through choreographic projects, concert dance performance, movement intervention outreach, and dance education. 


I-Move U-Move

Jacksonville’s #1 Source for Hip-Hop and Urban Movement! Building a Dance Community one Move at a time! Directed by Marlon S. and Trenton, I-Move-U-Move offers open training classes to the Jacksonville Community at The Florida Ballet facility Monday, Wednesday, and Friday for ages 7 and above. 


Monet School of Ballet

The Ballet School that Motivates. Builds Confidence. And Inspires. Monet School of Ballet offers classical ballet training, contemporary, and jazz dance for all students who wish to learn and experience the joy of dance, and all that it gives to the development of the human body. Students reap the rewards of training their mind, body, and spirit, coordinating together in the magnificent language of dance.


S Style Dance Team

Aleksandr and Aida Skriptsov are a professional ballroom couple that have more than 25 years of experience in their dancing careers. They offer a variety of dancing lessons from social to competitive styles as well as wedding dance and special event packages. All levels are welcome.