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Central Florida Ballet Awarded DCA Grant

Central Florida Ballet Awarded Highest Score of an Orange County Organization in the State of Florida’s 2017-18 Untitled1

Orlando, FL, USA – The Central Florida Ballet recently scored very high on the State of Florida’s Division of Cultural Affairs General Program Support grant for 2017-18 Season:

Placing 17th Overall (out of 492 applications) with a score of 95.833 and earning the highest score of an Orange County organization.

Rankings for other top scoring organizations include: Orlando Repertory Theatre ranked #29, Orlando Philharmonic Orchestra #31, Orlando Science Center #37, Orlando Ballet #42, The Winter Park Playhouse #58, and Orlando Museum of Art #65. A total of 492 applications were reviewed for the 2017-18 cycle. Funding for the grant is awaiting legislator approval.

The Central Florida Ballet (CFB) credits its tourist-drawing, high caliber dance programs for receiving the top score. Central Florida Ballet applied for their 2017-18 Season which includes the 2017 Nutcracker production, 2018 World Ballet Competition, 2017 Summer Intensive Dance Program, and outreach programs benefiting Title 1 Schools in the Orlando area. The Central Florida Ballet’s venue for all public performances is the Linda Chapin Theater in the Orange County Convention Center. CFB is the only local arts organization to be performing in the theater.

A full list of the grant scores can be viewed at http://dos.florida-arts.org/grants/ranked-lists/2018.scp-ranked-list.cfm.

Next up for the Central Florida Ballet is the presentation of the 2017 World Ballet Competition with Daily Competition Rounds held June 19-23 and concluding with a star-studded Gala performance on June 24 at 7:30pm.

For information on the Central Florida Ballet and its events, please visit www.centralfloridaballet.com / www.worldballetcompetition.com or call 407.849.9948.

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