From June 21st through July 1st, 2006The 28th annual Florida Dance Festival is a critically acclaimed ten-day celebration of dance with nearly a dozen public performances and events, and an intense series of master classes and workshops in ballet, modern dance, jazz, tap, African dance, hip hop, improvisation, composition, Pilates© and more. Classes and workshops are held at New World School of the Arts in downtown Miami; performances are held at both New World School of the Arts and the Colony Theatre in Miami Beach. The Florida Dance Festival was created to celebrate Florida’s artistically and culturally diverse dance artists, and to present the work of national and international dance artists and companies to Florida audiences. The Festival is produced by Florida Dance Association, a nonprofit service organization and dance presenter providing leadership, information and services to dance artists, organizations and audiences throughout Florida since 1972. Some of this year’s highlights will be Nugent + Matteson Dance from New York and Susana Yamauchi from Brazil. CandoCo from London, UK, a contemporary dance troupe of artists with and without disabilities. There will also be a selection of dancers from Florida’s independent dance artists, small dance companies and school-based performing groups. For more information, please call: 305 674 6575
From Jul 7th through 11th, 2010. Gender-bending, lesbian marriage, Cuban theater, queer circus arts, racy humor, laughter, tears and much more will fill the stage at Out in the Tropics, South Florida’s first Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender contemporary performing arts festival, from July 7th through 11th, 2010.
From Jun 9 through 19, 2011. Out in the Tropics kicks off its second year with a panel discussion and opening reception at The Shore Club hotel in Miami Beach. The evening begins with the ideas and insights of some of the best GLBT contemporary artists in Words and Power, a panel discussion moderated by Founding Artistic Director Robert Rosenberg.
From August 17 through September 22, 2012. In celebration of the centenary of the birth of controversial Cuban playwright Virgilio Piñera, the University of Miami (UM) Jerry Herman Ring Theatre will present five of his brilliant plays under the title of Absurd Celebration: The First International Festival of Virgilio Piñera’s Theatre.
FUNDarte and Miami Light Project present Global Cuba Fest 2015, featuring some of the most prominent names in Latin Jazz, and world music. The festival kicks off with an Opening Night Contemporary Cuban Sound Extravaganza on Saturday, March 7, from 7:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. at the Miami Dade County Auditorium . The remaining three events will be held at The Light … +
Writing in Sand is a multidisciplinary stage production directed by Carlos Caballero, featuring actress Mabel Roch, choreographer and dancer Lucia Aratanha, musician Inez Barlatier, and the writing of Griselda Ortíz. The work opens a dialogue that explores themes of displacement, immigration, trauma, personal crisis, and assimilation as a mirror of Miami itself. Three female performers – one Cuban, one Brazilian and one … +
Now in its sixth edition, FUNDarte’s Out in the Tropics is a unique, daring, and artistically outstanding performance festival featuring work by some of today’s most innovative and relevant GLBTQ artists, including Chely Lima, M Lamar, Marga Gomez, Caridad Svich and John Moletress of force/collision. Out In The Tropics 2015 starts with a poetry reading by Miami’s own Chely Lima followed by … +