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 complete the form below to share purpose of the rental, preferred dates/times, number of people involved, and any other pertinent details.

Cultural Partners In Our Facility

The 5 & Dime Theatre Co.

The 5 & Dime tells stories that engage, inspire, entertain, and challenge audiences, nurturing a rich artistic culture in Jacksonville. The 5 & Dime opens doors to and for all artists of all disciplines whose passion, skill, drive, and enthusiasm need a place to call home. They hope to facilitate diverse opportunities and a supportive environment to feature flourishing talent and collaboration. So, with a renewed hope in what is possible – from people just like you – The 5 & Dime boldly sets forth on this venture… come along, won’t you?


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.