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Miami City Ballet’s Program One at Broward Center for The Performing Arts

Oct 26-27, 2019

George Balanchine’s Slaughter on Tenth Avenue headlines this program with a parody of hijinks and high kicks, gangsters and cops in this ballet about a tap dancer and the impossible stripper he falls in love with. Balanchine’s sassy and spirited choreography and Richard Rodgers’ tantalizing Broadway score open the season full of laughter in a 1930s speakeasy.  Balanchine’s plotless masterpiece, Stravinsky Violin … +

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I am TANGO, at SMDCAC

Sat Oct 19, 2019

With an ensemble of 24 world-renowned dancers, singers and musicians, I Am Tango presents a distinctive tango experience by staging its artistic evolution over time. The genre is represented by a central character named “Tango” who evolves through different ages and cultures while maintaining the essence of the music that made its mark all over the world. Directed by Alfredo Lerida Main … +

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Miami City Ballet opens 2019-2020 Season

Oct 18 - 20, 2019

Miami City Ballet opens their 2019/20 Season in October. The first program for the season includes three works including Balanchine’s own favorite ballet, Stravinsky Violin Concerto; a do-not-miss work by iconic choreographer Paul Taylor, Mercuric Tidings; and the celebrated stage spectacle set in a 1930s speakeasy, Slaughter on Tenth Avenue – a ballet with vaudevillian soul and a recognizable, toe-tapping score.  Program One STRAVINSKY VIOLIN CONCERTOChoreography: … +

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Benise: Fuego at The Center, Coral Springs

Oct 10, 2019

It’s one hot night as Benise, “The Prince of Spanish Guitar,” and his Emmy Award-winning production comes to town. Armed with his Spanish guitar, Benise will take the audience on an unprecedented adventure through Spanish Flamenco, Cuban Salsa, Brazilian Samba, Parisian Waltz, exotic drumming, and more. For Benise, music has always been a journey. From his humble beginnings as a street performer, … +

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New World School of the Arts presents Woke/Spring

October 11, 12, 18, 19; 7:30PM

Inspired by Frank Wedekind’s masterwork, Springs Awakening, Woke/Spring will bring audiences to contemporary American life brimming with multiculturalism, in a world where technology reigns king and connecting to other human beings is endangered. A new spring is upon the youth of America and their sexual coming-of-age story is a mix of religious oppression, bigotry, xenophobia & disease. Woke/Spring is a choreoplay that … +

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Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida opens Season at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center

September 2019

Arts Ballet Theatre of Florida opens its season featuring Neoclassical contemporary works of the XXI Century.: “Eros Game” by Cuban choreographer Alberto Mendez, “Fuga con Pajarillo” with music by Venezuelan composer Aldemaro Romero, “Four Seasons” by Verdi and “Shostakovich Suites”. All these pieces with choreography by Vladimir Issaev. In December, the company performs the beloved production of “The Nutcracker” with choreography by Vladimir … +

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Open Showing / New Work by Jennifer Archibald at New World School of the Arts

Thu Oct 17, 2019. 4:00pm

Guest artist, choreographer Jennifer Archibald, and selected NWSA Dancers will present an informal studio showing of a new work. Jennifer Archibald is known for her stylistically diverse choreography and has received numerous commissions, including several from the Cincinnati Ballet, where she is the first female Resident Choreographer in the company’s 40-year history. Archibald taps classical training, street, funk and lyrical dance styles … +

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Inclusive Ballroom Workshop by Step Change Studios at MDC Koubek Memorial Center

Sat Sep 28, 2019

Join Step Change Studios dancers for a 90-minute ballroom dance workshop. This inclusive workshop will introduce participants to a range of dances such as waltz and cha cha, explore how traditional sequences can be transposed to suit different abilities, introduce a short piece of choreography, and include professional demonstrations. No previous experience of ballroom or Latin dance is required. Footwear and comfortable … +

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The Miami/London Exchange by KPD Dance Company at Koubek Memorial Center

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Produced by Florida’s own groundbreaking integrated dance pioneers, Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD) in the second edition of Forward Motion Physically Integrated Dance Festival and Conference promises to be even more exciting than its inaugural event.  KPD and Step Change Studios come together for a special Miami/London Dance Exchange performance as part of Miami-Dade County’s International Cultural Exchange Program. The performance will be followed by … +

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2nd Annual Forward Motion Conference at MDC Koubek Memorial Center

Thu Sep 26, 2019

Karen Peterson and Dancers (KPD)  is Florida’s only full-time dance organization that features choreography performed by dancers with and without disabilities and has been a role model for the artistic and disability communities in Miami Dade County for twenty-nine years. Under the dedicated direction of Artistic Director Karen Peterson, the company provides educational programming for students with special needs and provides inclusive … +

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THREAT by Dancer Yusha-Marie Sorzano at YoungArts Jewel Box

Thu Sep 26, 2019

THREAT by Yusha-Marie Sorzano, 2000 YoungArts Winner in Dance and 2019 Artist-in-Residence is the new contemporary dance work-in-development. THREAT investigates emotional coping mechanisms associated with change and the often rebellious actions it can instigate. It draws on samples of protest songs throughout history, pulls from the rhythms of Sorzano’s native Trinidad, and – informed by her experiences as a classical concert choreographer … +

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Classic Gala: XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami at The Fillmore

Sat Aug 17, 2019

XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami, considered the most important ballet festival in the US. Featuring worldwide prestigious ballet companies represented by their greatest stars from; Italy, Holland, Spain, Argentina, Chile, France, Mexico, Brazil, England, Germany and USA. “A Life for Dance” Lifetime Achievement Award is presented during this Gala to outstanding worldwide renowned Ballet Dancers, Choreographers & Directors, honoring their legacy … +

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XXIV International Ballet Festival of Miami: all Programs and Venues

Sat Jul 27-Sun Aug 18, 2019

Considered the most important ballet festival in the US. Featuring world prestigious ballet companies represented by their greatest stars. PROGRAM IInternational Ballet Festival Youth Gala​The Festival has created this performance to educate and promote arts among the community  showcasing national and international talented, promising young  Ballet artists . ​The Festival has created this performance to educate and promote arts among the community  showcasing national and international talented, promising young  Ballet artists . ​MDC Lehman Theater -Aug 4, … +

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Mainly Mozart FEST: Rehearsal In Paris

Jun 29, 2019, 4 PM

A ground-breaking intersection of music, dance and film, this dazzling multi-genre performance will take the audiences on an imaginary journey to Paris. Members of the Miami City Ballet will join phenomenal award-winning classical musicians of the Mainly Mozart Festival in this smart and beautiful meditation on the ephemeral nature of dance.  Ashley Knox, dancerAlexander Peters, dancerEric Trope, choreographerMarina Radiushina, pianoThomas Mesa, celloQianqian Li, violin Ali Habashi, filmmaker

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Fuerza Flamenca at North Beach Bandshell

June 22, 2019, 8 PM

Led by the world-renowned master teacher, choreographer, soloist and Artistic Director Ilisa Rosal, Ballet Flamenco La Rosa (BFLR) presents the spellbinding and earthy power of authentic Flamenco dance at its best. With its spectacular footwork, precise athleticism and vibrant energy, the performance is at once sensual and spiritual, raw and refined, and filled with both restrained passion and electrifying release – making … +

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FUNDarte presents Flamenco Rave II – Nuevo Flamenco

March 9th at 8:30 p.m. and 10th at 6:00 p.m.

FUNDarte in collaboration with The Miami Dade County Auditorium proudly presents Flamenco Rave II – Nuevo Flamenco featuring Sergio de Lope; Diego Guerrero; María Terremoto; and Miguel Ángel Cortés with Dani Bonilla and Lucía Álvarez “La Piñona”, among others. March 9 – 8:30 p.m. & 10 – 6:00 p.m. Miami Dade County Auditorium. Experience the explosive movement and sound of 15 contemporary … +

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Broadway’s Legally Blonde – The Musical at SMDCAC

Saturday, March 9 at 3:00PM & 8:00PM

The official national tour of the Broadway show Legally Blonde – The Musical comes to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Fabulously fun and based on the adored movie, Legally Blonde – The Musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and scandal in pursuit of her dreams. Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances – this musical … +

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Zoppé Italian Family Circus at SMDCAC

March 22, 23 and 24, 2019

The Zoppé Italian Family Circus takes family entertainment to new heights, performing Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Match 22, 23 and 24 under the intimate, one-ring Big Top on the Concert Lawn at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. The audience is treated to the best of Old World Italian tradition, with a circus that features acrobatic feats, equestrian showmanship, canine capers, clowning and … +

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Flamenco Master Farruquito at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center

February 2nd | 8:00 p.m

FUNDarte and South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center are proud to present Flamenco Master Farruquito, on Feb. 2nd / 8:00 p.m. at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Heir to a famed gypsy flamenco dynasty, Farruquito first lit up the stage at age four, alongside his legendary grandfather El Farruco. Since then, he’s been consistently acclaimed as one of flamenco’s greatest performers, and a … +

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Dance Theatre of Harlem at SMDCAC

Sat Jan 26, 2019 - Sun Jan 27, 2019

The Dance of Harlem (DTH), the groundbreaking black classical dance troupe, whose visit to South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center last season – after a nearly 20-year absence – was such a powerful artistic and community event, returns to SMDCAC as part of its 50th Anniversary season a celebration of 50 years of passion, power and perfection. This year’s program features a special … +

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Broward Center presents iLuminate

Tue Jan 29, 2019

State-of-the-art technology and electrifying entertainers unite to create the ultimate performing arts experience of iLuminate. Blending music, art and technological magic, iLuminate tells a story of adventure and romance through dance styles ranging from contemporary, hip-hop, latin, and breaking, all using the power of light. iLuminate gained national attention on hit television shows including America’s Got Talent, Dancing with the Stars, X Factor, … +