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Requiem for a Stone Curlew, by Lukas Avendaño at CCE Miami

April 8 and 9, 2022

Réquiem por un alcaraván (Requiem for a stone curlew) is the performative dance of the man-woman. The Zapotec culture, through muxheidad, lives homosexuality, gaycity and same-sex marriages with certain contradictions: a muxhe is a man who assumes roles culturally destined for women, both work and affective, emotional and sexual, muxheidad is a veiled social acceptance and at the same time the celebration … +

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Corporeal Decorum. Choreographed by Liony Garcia at Miami Theater Center

Apr 7, 8, 9, 2022 8:00 p.m.

“Corporeal Decorum” is a multidisciplinary performance piece and investigation into the cultural erasure of Miami’s Art Deco District. The piece memorializes important features of the city’s surviving deco architecture; it concretizes elements in both scenography and the body itself. Drawing inspiration from earlier examples of architectural preservation in Miami Beach, the choreography reinterprets Miami’s urban and material past as a contemporary embodied … +

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To Reach the Light: a collaborative performance by Variant 6 and Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami

Mar 31 2022 - Apr 01 2022

To Reach the Light is a collaborative multi-disciplinary performance presented and curated by IlluminArts performed by Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami and Philadelphia-based vocal ensemble Variant 6. These performances will feature six newly commissioned pieces by composers from across the United States and Europe with new original choreography by Dimensions Dance Theatre. In the summer of 2020, we asked each composer to write a piece based … +

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Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami: Intimate Salon Series at SMDCAC

Mar 12, 2022 - Mar 13, 2022. Lab Theater

Dimensions Dance Theatre of Miami returns to the South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center’s Lab Theater this March with another exciting salon program, featuring an insider’s glimpse at five works, all in different stages of progress, being prepared for premiere later this year. Our program spotlights the work of four cutting-edge neo-classical & contemporary choreographers including 2021 Guggenheim Fellow Helen Simoneau, our own … +

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SMDCAC presents T.W.I.S.T (These Women in Space and Time)

From April 8 - 10, 2022

World Premiere of Adele Myers and Dancers’ new evening-length dance theater work- T.W.I.S.T- featuring the company’s signature blend of athletic physicality and personal theatricality with a dash of wry wit. T.W.I.S.T  is an acronym for These Women in Space and Time and offers engaging and empowering acts of female solidarity performed by a dynamic ensemble of female athletes of the heart. This … +

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Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida give life to Coppelia this March

From March 5 - 13, 2022

Arts Ballet will bring its own version of “Coppelia” in March of 2022 with music by Leo Delibes and choreography by Vladimir Issaev based on such of Arthur Saint-Leon. Coppelia is a timeless ballet, favorite of dancers and audiences alike about the love story of a young girl Swanilda and her boyfriend Frantz. They believe a doll named “Coppelia” is a real … +

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Men Who Dance at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts

Sat, Nov 27, 2021 - 8:00 PM - Sun, Nov 28, 2021 - 3:00 PM

MEN WHO DANCE returns to the stage with an expanded cast and repertoire of dance companies and invited artists, sure to thrill audiences! An explosion of artistic expression meant to explore, deconstruct, and re-define some of the concepts and notions of masculinity. Join us for a memorable event with some of the finest local, regional, and global dance talent! Presented by the … +

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Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida closes its season with its Spring Gala this weekend

Sun, Apr 25, 2021 - 5:00 PM

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida, under the direction of Ballet Master Vladimir Issaev concludes its season with an eclectic and demanding repertoire that only high-quality dancers can perform. Excerpts of La Bayadere, Flower Festival, Donizetti Variations by Vladimir Issaev and a new contemporary work “Corpus” by novel choreographer Lusian Hernandez to the Rondo à la Krakowiak in F major, Op. 14 of … +

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SMDCAC presents SPEAK by Leela Dance Collective

Apr 25, 2020, 8 PM

Divided by oceans and centuries, American tap and Indian Kathak dance come together in a celebration of rhythm and culture in SPEAK. Leela Dance Collective’s Rachna Nivas and Rina Mehta, contemporary leaders in the ancient storytelling form of Indian Kathak dance, collaborated with revered tap artist Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards and MacArthur Award winning tap choreographer Michelle Dorrance, to explore tradition, innovation, improvisation, female … +

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enra: Dreams at SMDCAC

Apr 3, 2020, 8 PM

Named for a mythical shape-shifting Japanese spirit, Japanese group enra combines martial arts, gymnastics, ballet, street dance and more with vivid digital art projections to create futuristic theatrical magic, riffing on Japanese pop culture and appealing to audiences worldwide.  The key to enra’s artistry is the fusion of interactive digital technology with performance art. Blending the skills of dancers with backgrounds in … +

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The White Peacock by Ballet Flamenco La Rosa at Colony Theater

May 23 -24, 2020

The White Peacock, a Flamenco ballet by Ilisa Rosal, inspired by the D. H. Lawrence novel of the same name with three Guest Artists from Spain and four company dancers and musicians at The Colony Theatre. Ballet Flamenco La Rosa is a professional Flamenco company, based in Miami, Florida and made up of dancers and musicians from Spain, Latin America and the U.S. … +

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Companhia Urbana de Dança at SMDCAC

Mar 21, 2020, 8:30 PM 

Direct from Rio de Janeiro, Companhia Urbana de Dança tears up the stage with a high-energy fusion of hip-hop, samba, capoeira, and contemporary dance in boldly imaginative choreography by Brazilian choreographer Sonia Destri Lieon. The work of Companhia Urbana de Dança brings its dancers’ identities, testimonials, and attitudes to the stage, and it does that with a ‘carioca’, Afro-Brazilian accent, which is … +

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Companhia Urbana de Dança is back In Miami at MDCA

Mar 21, 2020, 8:30 PM

FUNDarte’s NO BORDERS Series presents, Contemporary Dance from Brazil. Companhia Urbana de Dança tears up the stage with a high-energy fusion of hip-hop, samba, capoeira, and contemporary dance in boldly imaginative choreography by Brazilian choreographer Sonia Destri Lie. Alternately mesmerizing and rippling with adrenaline and raw energy, their works explore the cultural roots of Brazil and the gritty life stories of the … +

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Ballet Dr. Ouch! III by Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

Mar 7-8, 2020

Opening the Spring season, the company brings “Dr. Ouch! ” a ballet in two acts based on children poems about the fun adventures lived by nice Dr. Ouch while going to Africa to cure ill monkeys. Based on the books of Kornei Chukovsky, the ballet features music of I. Morozov, choreography by Vladimir Issaev and imaginative costumes designed by creative custom designer … +

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AILEY II: The Next Generation of Dance at Arsht Center

Critically acclaimed for their stirring performances, Ailey II’s brilliant young dancers have captivated audiences for over four decades. Led by Artistic Director Troy Powell, the company brings Alvin Ailey’s timeless classics and thrilling new works by outstanding emerging choreographers to cities across the country and internationally. With powerful performances rooted in a steadfast creative vision, Ailey II brings a fresh dimension to … +

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Alonzo King Lines Ballet at SMDCAC

Jan 18, 2020, 8 PM

This San Francisco contemporary ballet troupe is renowned for its superb, diverse dancers and for artistic leader Alonzo King’s distinctive blend of expressive, cutting-edge choreography with classical beauty. They’ll perform Common Ground, a 2018 work set to new music commissioned by renowned modern string ensemble Kronos Quartet; and Handel, where the rich elegance of Baroque music comes to life in a graceful, … +

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National Ballet of Odessa, Ukraine: SWAN LAKE at Parker Playhouse

Dec 29, 2019, 3 PM

This full-scale production, set to the music of Pyotr Tchaikovsky and based on German legend, follows a heroic young prince as he works to free the beautiful swan maiden from an evil spell. The legendary National Ballet Theatre of Odessa with 55 talented Ukrainian dancers, the brightest ballet stars, to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life! The National … +

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Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami presents Jewels of the Russian Ballet at Colony Theatre

Dec 7, 2019, 8 PM

Cuban Classical Ballet of Miami (CCBM) artistic director Eriberto Jimenez in conjunction with St. Lucie Ballet and Grace Arts Florida will present “Jewels of the Russian Ballet” highlighting famous pieces from the renowned Russian repertoire including: “Scheherazade”, based on tales of ‘One Thousand and One Nights’;  the Odalisque’s pas de trois from “Le Corsaire” and the Greek myth of the Goddess of … +

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Romeo & Juliet Ballet at The Center Coral Springs

January 4 at 7:30 pm

A full length Ballet in two acts; choreography and production by M. Lavrovsky and Garry Sevoyan. Music by Sergei Prokofiev. Playing Juliet is Prima Ballerina Olena Dobrianska and playing Romero is Principal Dancer Sergii Dotsenko. This full-scale production, set to the music of Sergey Prokofiev and based on William Shakespeare’s timeless tale of tragic love. The National Ballet Theatre of Odessa, Ukraine … +

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Dance NOW! Miami at Colony Theatre

Dec 21, 2019, 8 PM

Dance NOW! Kicks off its 20th Anniversary Season with a world premiere from founding co-Director Diego Salterini. Salterini uses Earth, Air, Fire and Water as metaphors to investigate personal, societal and global issues. The evening will also include the audience favorite Visions of Unrest from DNM Co-Director Hannah Baumgarten, and work from guest choreographers Angela Gallo, of Coker University and Miami Dance Luminary Daniel … +

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Salute to Vienna at The Center Coral Springs

Dec 31, 2019, 7 PM

Salute to Vienna will once again captivate audiences at Coral Springs Center for the Arts on New Year’s Eve. Led by the charming and witty conductor, expert in Viennese music, Bernhard Schneider of Vienna and featuring Vienna’s Jennifer Davison and New York’s Brian Cheney, along with dancers from National Ballet of Hungary, International Champion Ballroom Dancers, and the Strauss Symphony of America, … +

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Brigid Baker WholeProject presents Remain in Light at Miami-Dade County Auditorium.

Oct 3, Nov 1, Nov 2 and 3 at 8pm

Inspired by the 1980 seminal David Byrne/Brian Eno album, Remain in Light is a phenomenal aggregate of funk, hip hop, afro beat, minimalism, punk, ambient and electronica. The album demurs from fusion and meets on another harmonic plane of collaborative engagement. Remain in Light celebrates meeting the “otherness” of the natural world with this same collaborative engagement. From that spirit of welcome … +

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FUNDarte presents FLAMENCOS at Miami Dade County Auditorioum

November 9th & 10th, 2019

Unrivaled flamenco masters Casa Patas return to Miami Dade County Auditorium with their newest show, RAIZ DE 4, created by and featuring Rafael Peral and Marisa Adame.  RAIZ DE 4 honors the art of Flamenco by delving into its most primitive roots, evoking the convergence of cultures and the folklore of Spain. The work expresses the purest styles of flamenco, some of … +